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Dr. Michael George Selected as Woodland Strykers Team Physician
May 2012--KSF Orthopaedic Center is pleased to announce Dr. Michael George as this summer's Team Physician for the Woodlands Strykers, Member of Texas Collegiate League Baseball. In an effort to keep their athletes healthy, Dr. George will oversee any necessary patient care for the Strykers.
Dr. Michael George specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine, advanced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic shoulder stabilization, distal biceps tendon repair, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, multiligament knee reconstruction, total shoulder replacement and total knee replacement.
Dr. Michael George is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he also played linebacker on the football team. He then earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University and later completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. George went on to obtain additional fellowship training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Vanderbilt University where he gained extensive experience in advanced shoulder and knee surgery. Dr. George was one of the first doctors in Houston to earn the Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
Dr. George is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine as well as a Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas at Houston. He has served as the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. His research has been published extensively in multiple orthopaedic journals and he was voted as one of the best doctors in Texas by Texas Monthly Magazine as well as one of Houston's Top Doctors by H Texas Magazine. He is also a reviewer for the journal Arthroscopy and the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Dr. George has been a team physician for the Nashville Sounds AAA Baseball Team, Prairie View A&M University Baseball Team, as well as several area high schools. He is a team physician for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo as a member of the Justin Sports Medicine Team. He has been a team physician for the Texas Copperheads professional Arena 2 Football team, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University in Nashville and Collegiate Rodeo.