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Adil Ahmed, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Houston, TX, St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center


Orthopaedic Surgery Houston, TX

Elbow Surgery, Hand Surgery, Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder, Elbow, and Hand Surgeon

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Clinical Expertise

  • Shoulder reconstruction, Elbow surgery, Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Nerve repair, Hand surgery, Wrist surgery

Education & Training

  • Sydney Shoulder Research Institute
    Sydney Shoulder Research InstituteFellowship, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, 2022 - 2023
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineFellowship, Hand Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery), 2021 - 2022
  • University of South Florida Morsani
    University of South Florida MorsaniResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016 - 2021
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 2016, Certificate of Space Medicine
  • Texas Christian University
    Texas Christian UniversityBS, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 2008 - 2012

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2022 - 2025
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2021 - 2025
  • American College of SurgeonsAdvanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • American Heart AssociationAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • American Heart AssociationBasic Life Support (BLS)
  • Center for Space Medicine – National Space Biomedical Research Institute & Baylor College of MedicineCertificate of Space Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum Nomination American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), 2020
  • Administrative Chief Resident Selected as Chief Resident for the 2020-2021 academic year by the Chairman and Program Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of South Florida Morsani, 2020
  • Seth Gasser Award Awarded for scoring in the top 99th percentile nationally on the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (OITE), taken annually by all orthopaedic surgery residents in the United States, 2020
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Correction of Complex Clawing After Cerebral Infarct via All Dorsal ECRB Transfer with Four Tailed Plantaris Autograft  
    Nina Suh, Allan Peljovich, Journal of Orthopaedic Experience & Innovation, 10/2023
  • Advances on the Frontline of the Opioid Epidemic: Origins and Future Directions  
    Ahmed, AS, International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 11/22/2021
  • Complete Traumatic Laceration of the Sciatic Nerve Secondary to Acetabular Fracture: A Case Report  
    John, M, Taylor, S, Ahmed, AS, Mir, HR, Journal of Orthopaedic Experience and Innovation, 10/2/2021
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Books/Book Chapters


Authored Content

  • All Hands on Deck for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand MeetingOctober 2020
  • A Virtual AOSSM Annual Meeting During the COVID-19 Era and BeyondJuly 2020
  • The Caffeinated ResidentFebruary 2020
  • Are Scooters Worth the Orthopaedic Trauma Risk?August 2019
  • Religion Before Patients? How One Orthopaedic Surgeon Observes RamadanJune 2019
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Press Mentions

  • Orthopedic Eponyms: Where Are the Women?
    Orthopedic Eponyms: Where Are the Women?January 31st, 2022
  • Bezos and Branson: A Cautionary Tale for Space Exploration
    Bezos and Branson: A Cautionary Tale for Space ExplorationJuly 27th, 2021

Grant Support

  • Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma – Research GrantThe Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma (FOT).2017–2019
  • Center for Space Medicine – Student Research GrantNational Space Biomedical Research Institute & Baylor College of Medicine.2015–2016

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Urdu, Spanish, Hindi

Hospital Affiliations