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Nana, MD, Arvind
University of North texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
arvind.nana@unthsc.edu


 

Beltran, MD, Michael
San Antonio Military Medical Center
Dept. of Ortho and Rehab
3551 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
mbeltran0514@gmail.com


 

Birch, MD, John G.
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214–559–7557; 214–559–7570
john.birch@tsrh.org


 

Blair, MD, James Alan
Brooke Army Medical Center
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
3851 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78261
210–916–5902; 210–916–7323
james.blair@amedd.army.mil


 

Charlton, MD, Michael T.
Brooke Army Medical Center
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
3851 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78261
210–916–8523; 830–885–4695
mtcharlton2000@yahoo.com


 

Cherkashin, MD, Alexander
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214–559–7888; 214–559–7872
alex.cherkashin@tsrh.org


 

Epps, MD, Howard
Assistant Chief of Orthopaedics
Texas Children's Hospital
6701 Fannin Street, CC 660
Houston, Texas 77030–2399
832–822–3100; 832–825–9109
hrepps@texaschildrens.org


 

Gugenheim, MD, J. John
Fondren Orthopedic Group
Texas Orthopedic Hospital
7401 South Main Street
Houston, TX 77030–4509
713–799–2300; 713–383–9015
jjg@fondren.com


John Gugenheim, Jr., M.D., specializes in the Ilizarov method of limb reconstruction, treating adults and children for defor- mities, nonunions, bone infections, and limb length discrepancy. He also special-izes in pediatric orthopedics.

Credited with more than thirty academic productions--including original scientific publications, book chapters, meetings and presentations, and national and inter-national symposiums--Dr. Gugenheim is a graduate of Rice University in Houston and Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He completed his internship in general surgery at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, an affiliated program of Northwestern University, and his residency in orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, where he earned the Victoria David Award in Orthopedics. Dr. Gugenheim completed his fellowship at Children's Hospital Medical Center Harvard Medical School Boston.

Honors and awards include:
• Top 1% of Doctors in the U.S., U.S. News and World Report
• American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award with Commendation, 2010‑2013
• Top Doctor, Texas Monthly

Elected positions include:
• President, Program Chairman and Publications Editor, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (North American Chapter of the Association for the Study and Application of Methods of Ilizarov International)
• Program Chairman and Executive Committee Member, American Academy of Pediatrics, Orthopedic Section

Hill, Jaclyn, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital
6701 Fannin St, #660
Houston, TX 77030
832 –822 –0686
jfhill@texaschildrens.org


 

Kahn, MD, Tony
Central Texas Pediatric Orthopedics & Scoliosis
1301 Barbara Jordan Blvd.,
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78723
512–478–8116; 512–478–9368
tkkahn@hotmail.com


 

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Karol, MD, Lori
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214–559–7555
lori.karol@tsrh.org
www.tsrh.org

 

Lori Karol, M.D. has been on the staff at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children for nineteen years. A native of Michigan, she graduated from the University of Michigan medical school, and completed her orthopaedic residency at the Detroit Medical Center and her pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at TSRH.

She is a member of the LLRS, POSNA, AOA, and AAOS, the pediatric deputy editor for the Journal of the AAOS, and a coauthor of Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics. Dr. Karol is clinically active in limb deformity and lengthening, and is the medical director of the movement science laboratory at TSRH.

Makarov, MD, Marina
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214–559–7889; 214–559–7872
marina.makarov@tsrh.org


 

Mani, MD, Usha
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Dallas Methodist Medical Center
221 W. Colorado Blvd
Pavilion II, Suite 425
Dallas, Texas 75208
214–947–3231
ushamani288@aol.com


 

Mansour, DO, E. Shawn
11302 Fallbrook Dr., Ste. 201
Houston, TX 77065
903–596–3844; 903–596–3843
do_bone@hotmail.com
www.cyfairboneandjoint.com


 

Orr, MD, Justin D.
Program Director
WBAMC/TTUHSC El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sceinces Center El Paso
El Paso, TX
Justin.d.orr.mil@mail.mil


 

Podeszwa, David, MD
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214 –559 –7558
david.podeszwa@tsrh.org


 

Rathjen, MD, Karl
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214–559–7555; 214–559–7570
karl.rathjen@tsrh.org


 

Rivera, MD, Jessica Cross
Brooke Army Medical Center
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
3851 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78261
jessica.c.rivera14.mil@mail.mil


 

Samchukov, MD, Mikhail
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214–559–7897; 214–559–7872
mike@globalmednet.com


 

Stephenson, MD, Lindsay
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Houston
6977 Main St.
Houston, TX 77030
lstephenson@shrinenet.org


 

Stinner, MD, Daniel Joseph
Brooke Army Medical Center
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
3851 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78261
daniel.stinner@gmail.com


 

Wigginton, Robert
Orthofix Inc.
Vice President – Orthopedic Marketing
North American Operations and Education Center
3451 Plano Parkway
Lewisville, TX 75056
214–504–4311
bobwigginton@orthofix.com


 

Wimberly, MD, Robert Lane
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214 –559 –7555
lane.wimberly@childrens.com