Walter R. Lowe, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction / Revision Reconstruction Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction / Revision Reconstruction Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Repair / Reconstruction Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Repair / Reconstruction including Posterior Lateral Corner Repair / Reconstruction Multi-Ligament Repair / Reconstructions Osteochondral Autograft / Allograft Transplantation (OATS) Osteochondral Microfracture Carticel Reimplantations (ACI) (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation) Meniscal Injury (Meniscectomies and Meniscal Repairs) Patellofemoral Disorders Meniscal (Allograft) Transplants Shoulder SLAP Lesion Repair Bankart Lesions Repair Rotator Cuff Repair Bicep Tendon Disorders (Biceps Tenodesis) AC Joint Injuries / Reconstructions Dislocations Anterior and Posterior Instability Surgical Corrections Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Repair / Reconstruction (Tommy John Procedure) Ulnar Nerve Transposition Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) "Little League" Elbow
- Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1983
Tarrant County Hospital District, 1988
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, 1991
Dr. Walt Lowe is chairman and professor of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He also serves as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Memorial Hermann at the Texas Medical Center and LBJ General Hospital. He is also the Medical Director of the Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Lowe specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on diagnosing and treating a wide range of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries and disorders. Dr. Lowe serves as the Head Team Physician for the NFL Houston Texans, the Head Team Physician for the NCAA University of Houston Cougars, the Head Team Physician for the NBA Houston Rockets, as well as the North Shore Mustangs, B.F. Terry Rangers and other local area high schools.
Dr. Lowe completed a fellowship at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles,California. Dr. Lowe spent a year studying under the Famous Sports Medicine Baseball surgeon Dr. Frank Jobe.
1993–2003, 2005–Present, Official Head Team Physician and Preferred Orthopedic Surgeon for the NBA
1993–Present, Official Head Team Physician and Preferred Orthopedic Surgeon for the NCAA University of Houston Cougars
1995–1997, Team Physician for Houston Oilers
1997–2003, Team Physician for Houston Comets
2000–Present, Consultant to NASA
2001–Present, Team Physician for Houston Texans
Dr. Lowe is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, fellow American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, fellow American College of Sports Medicine, NFL team Physicians Society, ACL Study Group.
- UT Physicians Orthopedics at Ironman Sports Medicine Institute – Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin St, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77030