David B. Doherty, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Primary and revision hip and knee replacement
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2013
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2018
Duke University, 2019
David Doherty, MD, specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. He also performs partial and total joint arthroplasty. Dr. Doherty offers patients customized treatment plan utilizing anterior and posterior approaches to the hip, muscle-sparing approaches to the knee, and the most advanced technology, including robotic joint replacement surgery. His goal is to enhance patient experience and optimize outcomes.
Dr. Doherty is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Doherty is a board eligible (American Board of Orthopedic Surgery) orthopedic surgeon who joined UT Physicians orthopedics team after completing a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina. He graduated from McGovern Medical School where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. He then completed a residency in orthopedic surgery with The University of Texas at Houston in the Texas Medical Center. During his residency, he was selected to represent the program at the American Orthopedic Association Emerging Leaders Program, and served as administrative chief resident.
Dr. Doherty has been actively participating in and publishing research since he was a premedical student in college. His research has been published in scientific textbooks, national peer reviewed journals, and has been presented at national meetings. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
He also spends considerable time traveling on medical outreach trips to developing nations, and has most recently spent time performing surgery in Baghdad, Iraq and San Salvador, El Salvador. Additionally, he spent elective time during his residency traveling to Sydney, Australia to complete a short fellowship observing the techniques of osseointegration surgery.
Dr. Doherty is a 4th generation Houstonian. He loves spending time with his wife, Amy, and their three children, at the many parks, museums, and restaurants the city has to offer.
- UT Physicians Orthopedics at Ironman Sports Medicine Institute – Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin Street, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77030
- UT Physicians Orthopedics – Kingwood
601 Rockmead Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339