Shiv Patel, M.D.

Shiv Patel, M.D.


Specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation

Practices at the Dallas, Irving and Waxahachie locations

Dr. Shiv Patel, board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, provides his expertise at our Dallas, Irving, and Waxahachie locations. Dr. Patel obtained his degree in Human Physiology from Boston University, followed by his medical education at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Subsequently, he completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and pursued his Pain Medicine Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. 

Dr. Patel prioritizes the quality of life for his patients, employing a multidisciplinary approach to pain management. He firmly believes in tailoring treatment plans to each individual, recognizing the uniqueness of every patient’s needs. Dr. Patel is experienced with diagnosing and treating patients with a full spectrum of disorders. He performs minimally invasive procedures like epidurals, medial branch blocks, nerve blocks, neurotomies, joint injections, SCS trials/implants, SI fusions, and more. 

Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Patel and his wife developed a deep affection for Texas during their stay in Houston and couldn’t envision settling anywhere other than in the Lone Star State. During his leisure time, he finds joy in the company of his family, friends, and dogs. Dr. Patel also engages in outdoor pursuits such as biking, basketball, tennis, and swimming. 

Education & Training

  • June 2021 | Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein Medical School | Fellowship, Pain Medicine
  • June 2020 | Baylor College of Medicine | Residency, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • June 2017 | Rutgers New Jersey Medical School | Internship, Department of Medicine
  • May 2016 | Rutgers New Jersey Medical School | Doctor of Medicine
  • May 2012 | Boston University | B.S. Human Physiology, Minor: Psychology
  • Texas Medical License | 05/2021-05/2024
  • Board Certified in Pain Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | 10/2021
  • Board Certified in PM&R, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | 07/2021
  • BLS and ACLS | 07/2021-07/2023

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certificate in General Orthopedics July 2016

  • Texas Medical Association | 2021-Present
  • North American Neuromodulation Society | 2019-Present
  • Texas Pain Society | 2018-Present
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine | 2017-2021
  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein COM Pain Medicine Chief Fellow | 07/2020-06/2021
  • Rutgers NJMS Internal Medicine Residency Program Intern of the Month | 12/2016 & 03/2017
  • Rutgers NJMS, Elected to Gold Humanism Honor Society | 08/2015
  • Boston University Dean’s List | 2009-2012
  • Neuromodulation Techniques for the Spine, 1st Edition (Pending)
    • Chapter 12: Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulator Trial
      • Authors: Shiv Patel MD, Nathaneal Leo MD, Sayed Emal Wahezi MD
  • American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (12/2020)
    • Title:  Ultrasound Guided Lavage and Aspiration for Calcific Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
      • Peter Yeh MD, Shiv Patel MD, Rosalyn Nguyen MD
  • North American Neuromodulation Society: Electronic Poster, Las Vegas, NV (01/2020)
    • Topic: Complete Spinal Cord Injury Following Implantation of Spinal Cord Stimulator
      • Authors: Shiv Patel MD, Mihir Joshi MD, Christine Krull MD
  • Texas Pain Society: Poster Presentation, Bastrop, TX (11/2018)
    • Topic: Intrathecal Ziconotide in a Dementia Patient
      • Authors: Shiv Patel MD, Brian Bruel MD

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David-Alan Rubin, M.D.


Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon

Sub-specializes in hip and knee replacements

Practices in the Arlington and Dallas Locations

Dr. David-Alan Rubin is fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, sub-specializing in hip and knee replacements. He is committed to providing top-tier care that empowers patients to regain their mobility and quality of life. 

Born in Nashville, Dr. Rubin was interested in orthopedics from a young age. He grew up watching his father work as a general orthopedic surgeon, which inspired him to pursue a medical career. He also lived abroad in Portugal during his parents’ missionary work, which solidified his desire to make a meaningful impact on others’ lives.  

After completing his undergraduate studies with honors at Texas A&M, he pursued his medical degree at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Driven by his calling, he excelled in his intern year of General Surgery at UT-Houston, followed by a prestigious Orthopedic Surgery residency at the same institution. After six years in Houston, Dr. Rubin spent his fellowship in Hip & Knee Adult Reconstruction at the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center. His journey has led him to Arlington Orthopedic Associates (AOA), where he aspires to offer the highest quality care to his community. 

Dr. Rubin’s professional mission is guided by a profound sense of responsibility. He believes in providing his patients with the same level of care that he would offer to his own loved ones. His patient-centric philosophy ensures that he recommends treatments aligned with patients’ best interests and walks with them through their recovery journey. He understands the privilege and responsibility of his role as an orthopedic surgeon, and he is dedicated to providing compassionate care. 

In his personal life, Dr. Rubin loves spending time with his family. Alongside his wife Taylor and their two sons, Cal and Reese, he is settling into their new home in Mansfield. He also enjoys golfing, snow skiing, wakeboarding, scuba diving, and cheering on his Texas A&M Aggies.


  • UNDERGRADUATE: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • MEDICAL: Texas A&M Health Science Center, Bryan, TX
  • INTERNSHIP: University of Texas at Houston McGovern Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY: University of Texas at Houston McGovern Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Texas Orthopedic Association
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association
  • Texas Medical Association

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John Westkaemper, MD

John Westkaemper, MD

Specializes in hand, wrist and upper extremities

Over 25 years of experience

Practices in the Arlington, Dallas and Midlothian locations

Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Dr. John G. Westkaemper specializes in hand, wrist and upper extremities. Prior to his medical training, he attended college in New Hampshire at Darthmouth College.

Dr. Westkaemper went back home for Medical School and studied at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine until 1990. After graduating medical school, he came to Texas to complete both his Internship and Residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. In 1996, Dr. Westkaemper completed his Fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine.

Becoming a physician had always been a childhood ambition for Dr. Westkaemper as well as one of his biggest challenges.

Despite his passion for orthopedic surgery, he also enjoys many activities outside of his medical profession. Dr. Westkaemper actively participates in cycling and playing ice hockey in his spare time. He makes the most out of his time away from clinic by relaxing at home, spending time with his family and doing “nothing medical related.”

Education & Training

University of Pittsburg School of Medicine
Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Internship in General Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Dartmouth College
A.B., Chemistry

  • Texas J0358 December 1991 (active)
  • Maryland D0053133 (inactive)
  • Pennsylvania MD-056066-L (inactive)
  • DEA: BW2812584 (active)
  • Texas DPS: F0118362 (active)
  • UPIN# E99979
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Additional certification in Surgery of the Hand (formerly CAQ Hand) subspecialty
  • Resident Teaching Award from Texas Tech University School of Medicine Class of 1992
  • Summa Cum Laude (Top 5% of graduating class) Phi Beta Kappa Honors in Chemistry
  • Wrist Arthroscopy for the Treatment of Wrist Ligament and Triangular Fibrocartilage Injuries. 15th Annual meeting: Arthroscopy Association of North America. Washington, D.C. April 1996
  • Treatment of Fractures in the Burned Patient. AOA 26th Annual Resident’s Conference. Seattle WA. March 19, 1993

Use of Computed Tomography in the Evaluation and Follow-up

Radial Tunnel Syndrome: Are Outcomes Predictable? AAOS 63rd Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 1996

  • Westkaemper JG, Varitimidis SE, and Sotereanos DG: Posterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy in a Patient with Rheumatoid Synovitis of the Elbow and Review of the Literature. J Hand Surg. (Am) 24(4): 727-31, 1999
  • Sotereanos DG, Varitimidis SE, Giannakopoulos PN, and Westkaemper JG: Results of Surgical Treatment for Radial Tunnel Syndrome. J Hand Surg. (Am) 24 (3): 566-570, 1999
  • Tomaino MM, Sotereanos DG, Westkaemper JG, and Plakseychuk A. Posterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy Following Placement of the Compass Elbow Hinge for Instability: a case report. J Hand Surg. (Am) 24 (3): 566-570, 1999
  • Westkaemper JG, Mitsionis G, Giannakopoulos PN, and Sotereanos DG: Wrist Arthroscopy for the Treatment of Ligament and Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injuries. Arthroscopy 14(5): 479-483, 1998
  • Goitz RJ, Westkaemper JG, Tomaino MM, and Sotereanos DG: Soft-Tissue Defects of the Digits. Hand Clinics 12(2): 189-205, 1997
  • Constantine KJ, Westkaemper JG, and Sotereanos DG: Intrafocal (Kapandji) Pinning. Atlas of the Hand Clinics 2(1): 45-50, 1997
  • Lavet BJ, Westkaemper JG, Spencer TA: Syntheses of 9b(Hydroxymethyl)-4, 4, 10b-trimethyl-trans-decal-3b-oi. J. Org Chem. 1994, 59, 5492-95
  • Westkaemper JG, Dabezies E: Treatment of Fractures in the Burned Patient. Orthopaedic Transaction. 17(2); 459-60, 1993

Westkaemper JG and Herdon JH: Common Sports Injuries of the Hand and Wrist. Controversies in Sports Medicine. Chapter 37. Hong Kong: Williams and Wilkins Asia – pacific Ltd. 1998: pp 413-424

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Ryan Murphy, MD

Ryan Murphy, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

AO North America Spine Fellow

Practices in the Arlington, Dallas, Irving and Mansfield locations

Born and raised a Texan, Dr. Ryan Murphy joins us as a fellowship trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. After completing undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, he would go on to complete medical school and residency in Orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas. Following his Orthopedic training, he further specialized in the field of Spine Surgery; completing a fellowship in spine surgery under the direction of both Orthopedic Spine and Neurosurgery Spine surgeons at the University of Southern California.

Finding his way back to Texas, Dr. Murphy has joined AOA Orthopedic Specialists with an interest in bringing minimally invasive and single position surgical techniques, including robotically assisted spine surgery, to the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex.

Outside of the office and OR, Dr. Murphy enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, working in the garage and on cars, or getting outdoors to go hunting, golfing, or skiing.

Education & Training

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
Bachelor of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (Houston, TX) Doctor of Medicine

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (Houston, TX)
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery

The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine (Los Angeles, CA)
Fellowship: Spinal Surgery

  • AOA Orthopedic Specialists (Arlington, TX) September 15, 2021- Present
  • AO North America Spine Fellow
  • American Orthopedic Association
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society (Applied)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association
  • AO Trauma Association
  • Student Orthopedic Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • 2020 Murphy R., Paine J., Higbie S., Kleighege J., Bailey L., Lowe W., Use of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy Following ACL Reconstruction
    with Altered Weight Bearing: A Randomized Control Trial (Pending Submission)
  • 2018 Cherney S., Murphy R., Achor T., Choo A. Technical Trick: Subscapularis Peel for Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures with a Head Split: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; 2018, Ref NO. JOT9088R2
  • 2020, Roberts S., Murphy R., Formanek B., Buser Z., Wang J. Complication Rates Following Posterior Lumbar Fusion in Osteoporotic Patients Taking Bisphosphonates- Global spine Congress 2020
  • 2018, Babcock S., Murphy R., Choo A., Achor T., Symptomatic implant removal following mini-fragment plating for olecranon fractures. -Presenting Abstract at Orthopedic Trauma Association Fall Meeting
  • 2012, Murphy R., Ambrose C., Lowe W. A comparison study of Anatomical Femoral Tunnel Placement for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Presented at UTMSH Summer research program– 1st place winner in C. Frank Webber Research Competition
  • 2011, Murphy R., Morgan A., Moraguez B., Briggs E., Gupta R. Flexible Stabilization Arm for Ultrasound Guided Surgery. Presented at Vanderbilt Engineering senior design competition
  • 2020, University of Texas Orthopedic Research Symposium- Use of blood flow restriction therapy following ACL
    reconstruction: A RCT. Murphy R., Paine J., Higbie S., Kleighege J., Bailey L., Lowe W.
  • 2018, 3rd Annual Orthopedic Trauma Symposium- Spine Extraction Maneuvers and C-Collars
  • 2018, Grand Rounds: Orthopedics Sports Grand Rounds: Latissimus Dorsi case presentation. Murphy R., Harner C., Lowe W.
  • 2018, Grand Rounds: Orthopedics Sports Grand Rounds: The PCL and PLC Tear. Murphy R., Harner C., Lowe W.
  • Spending time with wife and two children
  • Automotive modification and racing cars
  • Athletics (Working out, tennis, golfing, skiing)
  • Shooting sports (Hunting, target shooting and sporting clays)
  • Freshwater aquariums
  • Photography

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David B. Graybill, DO

David B. Graybill, DO

Board-Certified Anesthesiologist

Over 30 years of Experience

Practices in the Arlington and Dallas locations

One of the most pleasant people you will ever meet, Dr. David Graybill is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist at AOA who has been practicing interventional pain management for over 30 years.

Dr. Graybill received his Osteopathic Degree from Des Moines University in 1980 and completed his Anesthesia Residency at Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center in 1982. His practice focuses on non-operative treatment of spine disorders, including epidural steroid injectionsfacet injections and radio frequency ablations to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.

Dr. Graybill is from Lamoni, Iowa. When he has free time outside of work, he enjoys Outdoor Sports and leisure activities such as relaxing on his back porch by the fire. When asked what his perfect day would be, Dr. Graybill replied, “In the middle of nowhere on an extreme hunt for dangerous game.”

Education & Training

Graceland University-Lamoni (Iowa)
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science- Biology & Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude

Des Moines University (Des Moines, Iowa)
Graduate: Doctor of Osteopathy

Grand Prairie Community Hospital (Grand Prairie, Texas)
AOA Internship; Intern of the Year- 1980

1981- 1983
Dallas Fort Worth Medical Center (Grand Prairie, Texas)
AOA Anesthesia–Resident of the Year-1982

Elmer L. Kelso, DO – Resident Trainer

  • Married, 1978; Three grown children
  • Enjoy most outdoor sports and leisure activities

Employed by Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A. (multi-specialty orthopedic practice)

  • Self-employed as an Interventional Pain Anesthesiologist
  • North Texas Pain Recovery Center- Medical Director for Interdisciplinary Programs
    • Work Hardening
    • Chronic Pain Management
  • Baylor Scott and White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges
  • USMD Arlington Active Privileges
  • Texas Medical Board, 1981
  • American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology, Certification of Anesthesiology, 1994
  • Diplomat of American Academy of Pain Management (2000)


  • “History of Pharmacologic Agents in Anesthesia”, San Antonio, Texas (1982), MOSA
  • “Axillary Approach to Brachial Plexus Block” (1982) AOCA
  • “Stadol Usage in Anesthesia”, Dallas, Texas (1986)
  • “Anesthetic Considerations in Geriatric Outpatient Surgery”, Chicago, Illinois (1996), AOCA
  • “IV Sedation for Non-Anesthesiologist”, Dallas, Texas (2001), Dallas Southwest Medical Center


  • “Propofol Usage in Anesthesia: Clinical Experience FA & Stuart Pharmaceuticals-Phase IV Study; Anesthesia and Analgesia”, Volume 77, No. 45, October 1993
  • Staff Anesthesiologist – DFW Medical Center (1983-2000), Grand Prairie, Texas
    – Department of Anesthesia Chairman (1987-1990, 1993-1994, 1996-1998)
    – Co-Chief of Staff (1991)
    – Chief of Staff (1992)
    – Past Chief of Staff (1993)
    – Member, Board of Trustees – DFW Medical Center (1993, 1995), Fort Worth, Texas
  • Staff Anesthesiologist – Vencor Hospital (1993-1999), Fort Worth, Texas
  • Staff Anesthesiologist – Medical Village Surgical (1992-Present), Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy – UNTHSC (1994-1997), Fort Worth, Texas
  • Staff Anesthesiologist – Dallas Southwest Hospital (2000-2003), Dallas, Texas
  • Peer Review Chairman – Medical Staff
  • Medical Director – North Texas Pain Recovery (1997-Present)
  • Staff Anesthesiologist – Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas, Medical Staff (2000-2003)

Pfizer Inc. Pharmaceutical Company: Lyrica Advisory Board (2013)

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Academy of Pain Management (1998-Present)
  • Community of Christ Church Medical-Dental Association
  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (2003-Present)
  • Texas Pain Society (2010-Present)
  • Texas Medical Association (2015-Present)

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Clinton Bell, MD

Clinton Bell, MD

Board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery

20 years of experience

Practices in the Dallas and Midlothian locations

Dr. Clint Bell joined AOA Orthopedic Specialists in 2019 and continues his service in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Following his orthopedic training, his practice began in 2004 as a partner of Southwest Orthopedics and Sports Medicine providing care to patients in the DFW Metroplex and southern surrounding areas.

After earning his medical degree and graduating with honors from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, he completed a five-year Orthopedic Residency at the same institution and a year Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.

Dr. Bell is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is recognized by his physician peers by consistently being selected as one of D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas. With his pleasant persona, Dr. Bell is beloved by his patients and is actively involved in the community, providing team support and orthopedic care to several schools in the local area.

Possessing a wide breadth of orthopedic knowledge, Dr. Bell’s general orthopedic practice includes the treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions by means of surgical management as well as office-based care. Special interests include sports-related injuries and arthroscopy, knee and hip replacement surgery, musculoskeletal trauma and fracture care, and treatment of common problems including rotator cuff tears, tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and others.

Dr. Bell is a native Texan and lives in Midlothian, TX, among the patients that AOA Orthopedic Specialists serves. He is a proud husband and father of 3 children that continue to keep his schedule outside of work filled and entertaining.

Education & Training

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
Residency, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
Internship, Department of General Surgery

Baylor Medical Center (Dallas, TX)
Fellowship in Sports Medicine Arthroscopy:

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
Doctor of Medicine
Honors, Top 10% of Class.

Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX)
B.S., Biology/Chemistry

  • Maintenance of Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1/1/2016
  • State Licensure, Texas Medical Board, since 1998

Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 7/28/2006

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, since 2006
  • Active Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, since 2006
  • Candidate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004-2006
  • Resident Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1999-2004
  • Voted by peers, D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas, 2017 & 2018
  • Voted by peers, Charlton Methodist Outstanding Surgeon, 2018
  • Healthgrades Recognized Designation and Honor Roll, current
  • United Healthcare Premium Designation for quality and cost effective care, current Clinical Faculty Instructor, Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program, since 2004
  • Orthopedic In-Training Exam, highest overall percentile, UTMB, 2004
  • Orthopedic In-Training Exam, top 15% nationally, 1999-2003
  • AAOS Resident liaison Group, 2002-2004
  • Representative to AOA Resident leadership Forum, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society, 1997
  • Dean’s list, each semester while attending UTMB, 1994-1998
  • Alpha Chi, National Honor Scholarship Society, SFASU, 1992
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Stryker Makoplasty Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement, Dallas, TX, 2016
  • Stryker Makoplasty Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement, Dallas, TX, 2016
  • AAOS Maintenance of Certification Course, Boston, MA, 2014
  • MedActa Anterior Minimally Invasive Surgery Hip Replacement, Dallas, TX, 2014
  • Biomet Oxford Advanced Partial Knee Replacement, Miami, FL, 2013
  • Tornier Shoulder Arthroplasty, Houston, TX, 2008
  • Carticel: Autologous Chondrocyte Replacement, Galveston, TX, 2002
  • MicroAire Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System, Galveston, TX, 2002
  • Enneking Musculoskeletal Tumor Course, Jacksonvi lle, FL, 2002
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association Basic Fracture Course, Scotsdale, AZ, 2000
  • General Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder
  • Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma and Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Team Physician for local School Programs
  • Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges
  • Methodist Health System– Active Privileges
  • Pine Creek Medical Center – Active Privileges
  • AOA Orthopedic Specialists, P.A., Dallas, TX 2019-Present
  • Southwest Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, P.A., Dallas, TX, 2004-2019
  • Orthopedic surgical resident, UTMB, Galveston, TX, 1999-2004
  • Emergency room moonlighting physician, UTMB, Galveston, TX, 2000-2003
  • Orthopedic fellow, BUMC, Dallas, TX, 1998-1999
  • Surgical orderly, Harris Methodist Hospital, Bedford, TX, 1993-1994
  • Academic assistant and tutor, SFA State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 1991-1993
  • Head lifeguard and pool manager, Crown Colony Country Club, Lufkin, TX, 1986-1992
  • Bell, C.: Advanced treatment of orthopedic knee conditions. Methodist Patient Centered ACO Online Learning Collaborative Presentation, Dallas, TX, 2017.
  • Bell, C.: Recent advances in orthopedic surgery. Presented at Methodist Medical Staff Meeting CME Program, Dallas, TX, 2011.
  • Bell, C.: Shoulder injuries and the adult athlete. Presented at Methodist Hospitals of Dallas Health Happenings Seminar, Dallas, TX, 2005.
  • Bell, C. and Carmichael, K.: Volar perilunate trans-scaphoid fracture-dislocation in a skeletally immature patient. Orthopedics, 2005;28(1):69-70.
  • Bell, C. and Ca lhoun, J.: Proximal extent of the tibiotalar joint capsular reflection: ananatomic study in cadavera. Presented at Eggers Society Meeting, Galveston, TX, 2004.
  • Bell, C.: Clinically relevant pelvic and hip anatomy and surgical exposures. Presented at University of Texas Medical Branch Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Galveston, TX, 2003.
  • Bell, C.: Volar perilunate trans-scaphoid fracture-dislocation in a skeletally immature patient. Presented at Texas Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2003.
  • Bell, C.: Motor milestones delays in children with spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital. Presented at University of Texas Medical Branch Orthopedic Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, 2002.
  • Bell, C., Trevino, S. and Buford, W.: Comparison of three cortex versus four cortex screw fixation of the distal t ibiofibular syndesmosis. Galveston Ortho J, 2001;3:42-45.
  • Bell, C. and Jackson, R.: What’s new in orthopedic surgery? A review of major breakthroughs and advances in orthopedics. BUMC Proceedings, 1999;12:121-125.
  • Bell, C., Koeter, S. and Jackson, R.: Fabellar pain after total knee arthroplasty. Am J Knee Surg, 1999;12(3):172-174.
  • Jackson, R. and Bell, C.: Nonthermal tissue welding of avascular meniscal tears using photodynamic dye and laser. Research at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 1999.
  • Husband and father of 3 children
  • Hobbies include: music, sports/outdoor activities, woodworking and computer tech.
  • Native Texan

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Jesus Rey II, MD

Jesus Rey, II MD

Treats elbow, shoulder, and knee disorders

Board-Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Practices in the Arlington and Dallas locations

Dr. Jesus Rey joined Southwest Orthopedics in 2009 and his interests include disorders of the elbow, shoulder, and knee. He performs arthroscopic surgery, reconstructive (ligament reconstruction and instability) surgery, as well as arthroplasty (joint replacement). He also specializes in complex extremity fracture care as a Traumatologist.

Dr. Rey is Board-Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He earned his Medical Degree from the Cordoba Catholic University (Argentina). He then completed his General Surgery Internship followed by Orthopedic Residency at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island.  In Postgraduate training; Dr. Rey was awarded a prestigious fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Brown University School of Medicine, where he acted as Teaching Fellow and Clinical Instructor for orthopaedic surgery residents. He participated in the care of the Brown Bears Football and Lacrosse players as well as the AHL Providence Bruins. After completion of this postgraduate training he was accepted at the prestigious WB Carrell Memorial Clinic, one of the 24 ASES-accredited Fellowship training of board-eligible orthopaedic surgeons in the subspecialty of shoulder and elbow surgery in the USA, where he was trained in the most complex shoulder and elbow reconstruction techniques.

Dr. Rey has published scientific papers, book chapters, and lectured on orthopedic disorders and problems ranging from shoulder replacement, fractures, to tendon repair and instability. Dr. Rey believes very strongly in the importance of an open and honest patient-physician relationship and feels that knowledgeable patients make the best decisions about their own treatment. Dr. Rey feels it is his responsibility to make sure patients are well informed about their conditions and the multiple choices of treatment available. Dr. Rey is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as member of both the Texas Medical Association and Dallas County Medical Society. Dr. Rey is married with two sons and one daughter and enjoys swimming, golf and hiking.

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Andrew Freese, MD

Andrew Freese, MD

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Team physician for UTA Athletics

Practices in the Arlington, Irving and Dallas locations

Originally from Rockwall, Texas; Dr. Andrew Freese specializes in Sports Medicine in all ages at AOA Orthopedic Specialists.

After receiving his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2008, Dr. Freese graduated the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed his Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Indiana University in 2017 and spent an additional year of specialty fellowship-training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the University of Iowa.

A lifelong Sports Fan and multi-sport Athlete, Dr. Freese proudly served as a Team Physician for the University of Iowa’s football, basketball, and baseball athletic programs and will be working with University of Texas at Arlington as a Team Physician with AOA.  He aims to support any and all athletic programs in North Texas as well as offers cutting-edge Sports Science approaches to complex Sports Injuries.

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