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Gary Gartsman, MD

Gary Gartsman, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Houston, TX

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Office Address

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  • 7401 Main St
    Houston, TX 77030
    Phone: (713) 799-2300

Dr. Gartsman's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: General Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Surgery

Dr. Gartsman's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Board of DirectorsJoe W. King Orthopedic Research Institute
    Houston, TX
  • Clinical ProfessorUniversity of Texas Houston Health Science Center
    Houston, TX
  • Clinical ProfessorUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
    Galveston, TX
  • Board of DirectorsTexas Orthopedic Hospital
    Houston, TX
    Secretary-Treasurer (1999-2005)
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorUniversity of Texas Houston Health Science Center
    Houston, TX
  • Chief, Orthopedic SectionHouston Veterans Administration Hospital
    Houston, TX
  • Assistant ProfessorBaylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorBaylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Orthopedic ConsultantHouston Veterans Administration Hospital
    Houston, TX
  • InstructorBaylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

Dr. Gartsman's Education & Medical Training

  • The Hospital for Special SurgeryThe Hospital for Special SurgeryFellowship, New York Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Hospital For Special SurgHospital For Special SurgResidency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusResidency, General Surgery
  • U of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of MedUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineMedical School
  • University of California at BerkeleyUniversity of California at BerkeleyOther Training, A.B

Dr. Gartsman's Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1981 - 2016
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery, 1983

Dr. Gartsman's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 26th Annual Open Meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (2009)Charles S. Neer Clinical Award26th Annual Open Meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (2009), 2010
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; Committee on electronic Media EducationCertificate of MeritAmerican Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; Committee on electronic Media Education, 1998
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Seventh Open Meeting"Arthroscopic Resection of the Acromioclavicular Joint: A Clinical Study" Nominated, Charles S. Neer AwardAmerican Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Seventh Open Meeting, 1991
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Dr. Gartsman's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Shoulder Surgery Cost Analysis.Milne, J; Gartsman, G.M, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 3:295-29
  • Partial Articular Surface Tears of the Rotator Cuff.Gartsman, G.M., Milne, J, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Books/Book Chapters

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty.Chapter: Glenohumeral Instability
    G.M Gartsman
    Editors: Pascal Boileau.Sauramps Medical, Montpelier
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty.Chapter: Arthroscopic Rotator cuff Repair with and without Acromioplasty
    G.M Gartsman., O’Connor, D.P
    Editors: Pascal Boileau.Sauramps Medical, Montpelier
  • Orthopedic Knowledge Update: Shoulder and Elbow.Chapter: Arthroplasty (PHR+TSA) in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Stanley, R.J.,Gartsman,GM, Edwards, T.B
    Editors: .American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL
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Lectures

  • Arthroscopic Resection of the Acromioclavicular Joint.Controversies in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery London, England
  • Posterior Shoulder Instability.Controversies in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery London, England
  • The effect of Five Common Shoulder Conditions on a Patient's Perspective of their General Health as Measured by the SF-36 Questionnaire.Texas Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
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Other Languages

  • Spanish, French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Medical Groups

  • Fondren Orthopedic Group

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