Houston Braly, MD, 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).
He is board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and specializes in hip and knee reconstructive surgery concentrating on primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty as well as partial knee replacement.
In addition, he performs total hip replacements through both anterior based muscle sparing and posterior approaches. His practice also encompasses the treatment of developmental disorders of all ages that require joint replacement, lower extremity and periprosthetic fractures, as well as treatment of complex infections involving the joint replacement. Dr. Braly’s practice is centered around the patient with the goal of obtaining the best outcome.
Dr. Braly is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
Growing up in Houston, Dr. Braly spent lot of his free time accompanying his father, also an orthopaedic surgeon, on hospital rounds and surgery. He learned to love anatomy and appreciate the hard work and satisfaction of helping others at an early age, earning his Eagle Scout at age 14.
Dr. Braly is married to his wife, Kristina, whom he met in medical school and currently practices as an anesthesiologist.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2011
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2016
Duke University, 2017
In residency, Dr. Braly was selected as an American Orthopedic Association Emerging Leaders Program resident representative. He also published research involving the treatment of distal tibial nonunions with bone marrow aspirations. During both residency and fellowship, he participated in several clinical research projects, with a focus on preventing infections involving joint replacement.