Paul Shupe, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Shupe specializes in sports medicine.
After completing an internship in general surgery at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Shupe served as a naval flight surgeon in Beaufort, SC caring for the marines and sailors of VMFA-312 and MAG-31. Upon completion of training, Dr. Shupe went on to serve as a staff orthopaedic surgeon at US Naval Hospital Yokosuka Japan and Naval Hospital Jacksonville FL. He next completed an additional fellowship year of specialty training in orthopaedic sports medicine at UTHealth where he was chosen as the administrative fellow.
Dr. Shupe is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS). He has extensive hands-on experience in sports medicine treating high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational athletes. He has worked with the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, and the athletic teams at the University of Houston. Dr. Shupe is the team physician for George Ranch High School in Richmond, TX and participates in the care of athletes at other local high schools.
George Washington Univ Schl of Med/Health Sciences, 2003
Naval Medical Center, 2004
Naval Medical Center, 2011