Overview

The physicians of Orthopaedic Associates, L.L.P., the oldest ongoing orthopaedic group in Houston, believe in the philosophy established by their founding fathers: a conservative approach to surgery, combined with personal attention, provides the best treatment of orthopaedic injuries. Founded in 1950, Orthopaedic Associates was formed to provide excellent orthopaedic treatment and surgery. State-of-the-art facilities located in downtown Houston, Bellaire, Kingwood, and in Katy, offer patients comprehensive treatment and surgery services close to home.

Orthopaedic Associates provides services for your entire family, specializing in the following areas

  • Arthritis Surgery – Total Hip & Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder & Elbow Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Sports Injuries – Fractures/Broken Bones
  • Reconstruction of Musculoskeletal Deformities
  • Spine Specialists – Spine Disorders: Cervical & Lumbar
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Pediatric, Adolescent & Adult Orthopaedics

The practice specializes in spine and sports orthopaedics, as well as general orthopaedics. Besides their respective educational accomplishments, each physician is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, representing the highest standard available in the orthopaedic industry. Orthopaedic Associates surgeons rely on their colleagues’ support and active participation in the University of Texas Medical School Teaching Program where they all hold faculty appointments. All physicians are on staff of various hospitals. The group’s strength evolves from a special partnership – a team of physicians genuinely focused on bringing patients the best in care of orthopaedic injuries and abnormalities.

Orthopaedic Associates is a valued partner for many of America’s largest managed healthcare companies, HMOs and PPOs. Working in harmony with your primary care physician and health care provider, Orthopaedic Associates provides immediate response to emergency orthopaedic services and specialized treatment programs, each designed to minimize patient pain and suffering.

Immediate response, accurate diagnosis and treatment or surgery within hours of the injury, and direct communication with your primary physician dramatically reduces patient inconvenience and recovery time.

Important Information

Insurance & Billing

Orthopaedic Associates will handle all of your medical insurance claim filing including Medicare, private insurance, HMOs and PPOs, and workers compensation claims at 713-650-6900. For questions regarding your billing, please contact Orthopaedic Associates, LLP at 888-330-1730.

Managed Care Systems

Associates physicians are participating providers on most Houston area HMO and PPO health plans. If you do not see your health plan on our list, please call our Business Office to verify participation call 713-650-6900.

Appointments

Appointment scheduling and general information requests are handled during normal office hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify our office at 713-650-6900 within 24 hours of the appointment. Failure to do so will result in a $25.00 charge to your account.

Prescriptions

Prescriptions and the authorization for refills are given during our normal office hours. Please contact our office at 713-650-6900 at least two days prior to needing your prescription refilled.

Emergencies

In the cases of after-hour emergencies, calls are received by our 24-hour answering service at 713-650-6900 and directed to the Orthopaedic Associates physician on call. If the emergency is severe, dial 911 or proceed immediately to the nearest emergency room.

Questions

Patients are encouraged to call 713-650-6900 with any questions they have regarding medical problems. Our nursing staff is bilingual and has been trained to answer your questions. If you do not hear back from our staff within 24 hours, please Contact the Administrator.

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