The Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine is renowned for its high-quality personalized healthcare, groundbreaking musculoskeletal research, and multidimensional approach in teaching doctors to become the finest clinicians and orthopedic surgeons in the country. Our residency program continues to be one of the most highly sought-after post-doctoral orthopedic training programs in the country. Our research programs and state-of-the-art facilities offer a full range of clinical and surgical opportunities. Our fellowship programs offer training in five areas of orthopedic surgery.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Department Chair Named
Dr. Douglas Dirschl has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, effective April 1, 2023.
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Our Orthopedic Surgery Residency program offers residents comprehensive exposure to all aspects of orthopedic surgery.
The department offers the following four training programs.
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Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
7200 Cambridge, Ste. 10A
Houston, Texas 77030
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