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Kavina Patel Derm Wannabe presenting for UT Health March 2019

March 4, 2019

Kavina Patel MS2 – from the UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine – presents on behalf of the Dept. of Dermatology and the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery at the American Academy of Dermatology National Meeting in Washington D.C. She presented three posters reviewing common clinical patterns to improve diagnostic skills where orthopaedics and […]


Vaida Glatt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, published article in Gait and Posture.

February 20, 2019

Vaida Glatt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, published “The relationship between gait and functional outcomes in patients treated with circular external fixation for malunited tibial fractures” in Gait and Posture.


UT Health Orthopaedic physicians in SA Top Doctors lists

February 12, 2019

Orthopaedics, Adult Reconstructive Frank Buttacavoli, MD Marc Dehart, MD Orthopaedic, Musculoskeletal Oncology Rajiv Rajani, MD ——————————————————— Congratulations! Dr. Frank A. Buttacavoli has been named to the 2019 Texas Super Doctors Rising StarsSM list. Celebrating the best doctors in Texas who have been practicing approximately 10 years or fewer, this list will be published in the […]



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Congratulations to Selina Morgan, PT, DPT awarded teaching excellence award

December 2, 2018

Congratulations to Selina Morgan, PT, DPT who was awarded the teaching excellence award from the PT program – Most outstanding educator as voted on by the students. This is her second time winning this award in her two years of teaching in the Doctoral PT program. We are incredibly lucky to have her on our […]




UT Health Orthopaedics was well-represented at the Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association

October 22, 2018

The department of orthopaedics was well-represented at the Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), October 17-20, 2018 in Orlando, FL. Dr. Boris A. Zelle presented our institutional experience on safety of distal femur plate fixation.


UT Health San Antonio Physical Therapy hosts dry needling course

October 16, 2018

  UT Health San Antonio Physical Therapy hosted a dry needling course October 12-14, 2018, exposing the clinician to various manual therapy techniques, including joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, and neural tissue mobilization, and how to effectively integrate these interventions within the realm of dry needling to truly enhance tissue regeneration and athletic performance.  


dr. zelle presenting at 39th sicot orthopaedic world congress

UT Health SA department of Orthopaedics was well-represented at the 39th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress, October 10-13, 2018 in Montreal, QC

October 15, 2018

Dr. Boris A. Zelle, MD was an invited speaker and presented two lectures, entitled “Value and Visibility of a Published Paper” as well as “Pelvic Ring Injuries: The San Antonio Approach” In addition, the following two research abstracts were accepted as a poster presentations: 1) Zelle BA, Dang KH, Armstrong CA, Karia RA. Complication Rates […]