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International External Fixation Symposium Postponed to 2023

October 15, 2021

Due to the surges of COVID-19 and the restrictions of travel, we regrettably must postpone the 2022 International External Fixation Symposium to December 2023. Check the website www.exfix.org for future details. Please stay safe and we wish you a healthy holiday season and new year.



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Welcome to the New Podiatry Division Chief!

October 1, 2021

Lee C. Rogers, DPM became the new chief of the Division of Podiatry in the Department of Orthopaedics at UT Health San Antonio. “I’m honored to take the helm of a historic program which is responsible for producing many of the ‘greats’ in our profession. I see my role as honoring our past while we […]



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News 4 anchor interviewed cancer doctor, Rajiv Rajani, M.D., about the experience of cancer

October 22, 2019

  There is an easy way to become cancer aware, and it starts with the word ‘yes’ Posted Oct. 18, 2019, aired, Oct. 21, 2019 By David Chancellor October 2019 — It was my cancer moment and this is my cancer doctor. Only, back in April, when I met Dr. Rajiv Rajani, I didn’t have […]



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Sekinat K. McCormick, M.D. featured in this year’s Women in Medicine Month

September 27, 2019

“Dr. McCormick is a shining example of why we should break down stereotypes within medicine. Her path and her leadership definitely exemplify her trailblazer status. We take care of many patients from border towns in South Texas. Many of these children are born here in the USA, but their parents were not. Some in the […]



Seventeenth Annual Laura B. Flawn, M.D. Endowed Professorship in Diseases of the Spine & Spine Trauma Grand Round Presentation “Biologic Forefronts in Spine Surgery”

September 16, 2019

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is pleased to present the Seventeenth Annual Laura B. Flawn, M.D. Endowed Professorship in Diseases of the Spine & Spine Trauma Grand Round Presentation “Biologic Forefronts in Spine Surgery” Wellington K. Hsu, M.D. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Cliord C. Raisbeck, M.D., Distinguished Professor Director of Research, NMH Musculoskeletal Institute […]


UT Health Orthopaedics Faculty well represented at 2019 PAOS Conference

September 3, 2019

Over the five day PAOS conference hosted at the JW Marriott in San Antonio Hill Country, our faculty represented well in hot topic talks to over 420 Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery. Other topics not pictured here. Ravi Karia, MD – Hip Fractures: Treatment Options in the Elderly Patient Rajiv Rajani, MD – Soft Tissue […]


2019 Orthopaedic Journal published

June 21, 2019

Read the 2019 Orthopaedic Journal, Vol III


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Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., MD, FAOA: Acknowledged as an AOA Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession

June 3, 2019

Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., MD, FAOA is being honored as an AOA Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession for his tremendous contributions to orthopaedic surgery. The effort to recognize Dr. Rockwood was led by Bernard F. Morrey, MD, FAOA with the generous support of many colleagues, friends, and the Alamo Orthopaedic Society, that includes several of […]



Own Your Bones – Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures

June 3, 2019

We’re accustomed to the idea of encouraging good diets and activity in children to “grow strong bones,” but we tend to think of adult bone as a static framework that holds up our flesh. It’s not static, and we need to take care of it to avoid fragility fractures and osteoporosis as we age. “People […]


Dr. Buttacavoli Medical Honoree for 2019 Arthritis Walk at UT Health San Antonio.

May 7, 2019

Dr. Buttacavoli addresses the crowd at the 2019 Arthritis Walk at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Buttacavoli chats with participants at the 2019 Arthritis Walk at UT Health San Antonio.