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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, 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

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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 reduce patient inconvenience and recovery time. Call us at for help finding an orthopaedic specialist.

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, for billing assistance please email Chelesha Clay ([javascript protected email address] )

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 here, please call our Business Office to verify participation call .


Appointment scheduling and general information requests can be made online. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify our office at within 24 hours of the appointment. Failure to do so will result in a $25.00 charge to your account. To make an appointment online click here.


Prescriptions and the authorization for refills are given during our normal office hours. Please contact your physician’s medical assistant in the Physicians section of this website at least two days prior to needing your prescription refilled.


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


Patients are encouraged to call with any questions they have regarding medical problems. Our medical 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 via email.

What Our Patients Say
  • I just had my 3rd different surgery w/ Dr. Rechter & he is not only a great surgeon, but so friendly & professional. His assistant Marlene is also gr...

  • When I came to see Dr. Subramanian, I was in a desperate place. The injury I had, though not overly severe on paper, was causing me pain to the point ...

  • Dear Dr. Subramanian,

    I am writing to express my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for the exceptional care and expertise you provid...

  • Haley was great! She talked to me about my x-ray of my knee and gave multiple ways to treat it. She checked on me to see how it was doing and ordered ...

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