Donald Stewart, MD

Donald Stewart, MD

Dr. Donald Stewart is a Board-Certified and Fellowship-Trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon. His interests consist of a blend of sports medicine as well as trauma and hindfoot/midfoot reconstruction. He completed his Fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Foundation Orthopedic Athletic and Reconstruction Research Fellowship in Houston in 2008 as well as another two month fellowship in Germany.

Since 2007, Dr. Stewart has volunteered as the assistant team physician for Rice Athletics and the Houston Rockets. He also treats achilles injuries and in cases that require surgery, he will perform minimally invasive incisions for faster healing time.

As a native of Fort Worth, he spends his free time hosting cookouts with his family and friends.

Education & Training

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery and Foot and Ankle Surgery

Advanced Taylor Spatial Frame Training – Pretoria, South Africa
One week course for evaluation and management of complex limb salvage problems using computer assisted multiplanar external fixators

AO Fellowship – Dresden, Germany
Two month fellowship with Dr. Zwipp/ Rammelt – Focus on lower extremity trauma and posttraumatic reconstruction

Foundation Orthopedic Athletic and Reconstr., Houston, TX
Research Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery – Director: Thomas O. Clanton MD – Contact: 713-799-2429

Scott and White Hospital, Temple, TX
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program – Chairman: Robert A. Probe MD – Contact: 254-724-6734

UT Southwestern Medical School – Dallas, TX
Degree: Medical Doctorate – Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science Honors: Summa Cum Laude

  • 2011-present Arlington Orthopedic Associates P.A. – Arlington, TX Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery and Foot and Ankle and Lower Extremity Reconstruction – Practice Includes Subspecialty Orthopedic foot and ankle and lower extremity reconstruction. Also practice general orthopedic trauma
  • 2008- 2011 – UNT Health Science Center – Fort Worth, TX – Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery Specialty Foot and Ankle and Lower Extremity Reconstruction – Chairman: David M Lichtman MD
  • 2016 – Cromeens, Stewart, et al. An Attachment-Based Description of the Medial Collateral and Spring Ligament Complexes. Foot and Ankle International. Vol36(6) 710-721.
  • 2013 – Brinker. Review of Orthopedic Trauma. Primary author for chapter on Injuries of the Ankle and chapter on Injuries of the foot.
  • 2012 – Chaput, Dangott, Rahm, Hitt, Stewart, Sampson. A proteomic Variation Between Osteopenic and Age-matched Control Bone Tissue. Experimental Biology and Medicine00: 1-8, 2012.
  • 2011 – Cromeens, B; Patterson R; Sheedlo H; Motley T; Stewart D.: Association of hindfoot ligament tears and osteochondral lesions. Foot Ankle Int. 32:1164-1174, 2011.
  • 2016
    Arlington, TX – Biomechanical Study on Fixation of Syndesmotic Injuries with Ultrasound Evaluation
    • Sequential fixation with tightropes and internal brace
    • Goal is to restore rotation to normal physiology
  • 2005
     Houston, TX – Shriner’s Hospital – Effect Of Lateral Column Lengthening and Medial Column Stabilization on Foot Pressures in Cerebral Palsy
    • Analyzing foot pressures after surgery for pes planovalgus deformity and comparing to pre-operative foot pressures
    • Podium presentation at AAOS
  • 6/97-8/98
    Dallas, TX – Molecular and Cell Biology Department – Undergraduate Research Fellow
    • Isolation of a promoter sequence in Drosophila melanogaster for signaling apoptosis
  • 2016-present
    Arthrex Speaker and Laboratory Instructor
    • Focus on sports injuries and foot and ankle reconstruction
  • 2014-present
    Work Twice Weekly with Orthopedic Residents John Petersmith Hospital
    • Residents assist in clinic and operating room
    • Provide Grand Rounds and Lecture three times a year
  • 2010-present
    Course Instructor Smith Nephew TSF
    • Lecture Presentation and laboratory assistance for multiplanar external fixators/ Taylor Spatial Frames
  • 2008-2010
    AO Instructor for Synthes
    • Focus is on trauma reconstruction foot and ankle
  • 2007
    AAOS Podium Presentation
    • Effect Of Lateral Column Lengthening and Medial Column Stabilization on Foot Pressures in Cerebral Palsy
  • 2011-present
    Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital
    • Director of Foot and Ankle
  • 2015-2018
    TCU Athletics
    • Assistant Team Physician/ Orthopedic Foot and Ankle
  • 2007-2008 – Houston, TX
    Assistant Team Physician for the Houston Rockets
    • Assist with care of professional athletes in the training room and during games
  • 2007-2008
    Foundation Orthopedic Athletic and Reconstruction Research Assistant Team Physician for Rice Athletics
    • Game coverage and athletic care for football, volleyball, basketball, soccer
  • 1999, 2001 – Dallas, TX
    UT Southwestern Department of Anatomy Teaching Assistant
  • 1999-2001 – Gainesville, TX
    Camp Sweeney Diabetic Education Camp Medical Staff
    • Care and education of diabetic children included monitoring and adjusting daily insulin regimens and general and emergency pediatric care
  • 1997-1998 – College Station, TX
    Texas A&M Department of Physiology
    • Teaching Assistant
  • 1996 – Arlington, TX
    Dr. Steven Walters DDS/OMFS
    • Surgical Assistant
  • 2015, 2016 Irving Marathon Orthopedic Physician
  • 2012-present Faith In Practice
    Orthopedic Medical Staff for Mission trips to Antigua Guatemala
    • Annual one week mission trips focused on complex foot and ankle problems
  • 2007-2008 – Houston, TX
    UT Houston
    Assistant Team Physician for Rice Athletics and Houston Rockets
  • 2006 -Temple, TX 
    Scott and White Hospital Physician
    • Sports medicine talks for personal trainers
  • 2002-2003 – Temple, TX
    Scott and White Hospital
    • Team Physician local high schools
  • 2001-2005 – Temple, TX
    Scott and White Hospital Physician
    • Participate in high school physicals 2-3 times per year
  • 1999 – Dallas, TX
    UT Southwestern Medical School
    Member of Welcome Committee
    • Attended all interviews and set up interview lunches
  • 1994-1997 – College Station, TX
    Texas A&M Bonfire Building Crew Member
    • Participated 50-60 hours each fall in cutting trees and building bonfire for the rally before the Texas A&M and University of Texas football game

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America 1993

  • Work with residents and medical students as a mentor so they may gain experience in both orthopedic and patient care
  • Participate in medical Mission trips outside of the US to provide basic orthopedic care; my goal is to volunteer for one trip a year.
  • Advance the field in Foot and Ankle sports medicine through research
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Blend of sports medicine oriented as well as trauma and hindfoot/ midfoot reconstructive
    • Interest in Ilizarov and AO applications to trauma
  • Sports Medicine
    • Assist with high school and collegiate athletics for foot and ankle injuries
  • Trauma
    • Complex lower extremity trauma as, especially the ankle and foot
    • Deformity correction
    • Limb salvage
  • Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Texas 
  • Married May 24, 2003 to Samantha Stewart (pharmacist)
  • Adopted Matthew Stewart 2013
  • Adopted Mia Stewart 2016
  • Travel
  • Running- completed Austin Marathon 2008; completed Spartan races 2011, 2012, and Trifecta 2015
  • Camping and Backpacking
  • Crossfit
  • Olympic Lifting
  • Cars
  • Movies
  • Nutritional Science and metabolic disorders
  • Movement disorders and how they relate to injury and rehab

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R. Mills Roberts, MD

R. Mills Roberts, MD

Originally from Amarillo, TX, Dr. Richard Mills Roberts now specializes in orthopedic surgery at AOA Orthopedic Specialists in Irving, TX. Dr. Roberts completed his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1990. In 1995, he completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Dr. Roberts immediately went on to complete his Fellowship at San Diego Arthroscopic & Sports Medicine in 1996.

Dr. Roberts has volunteered much of his time to organizations as well as being the Team Physician for colleges, events, and high schools. Dr. Roberts currently serves as the team physician for the University of Dallas, the Dallas Diamonds WNFL, and Irving High School. He has been recognized on multiple occassions by Texas Monthly Super Doc and he has experience as the visiting professor at the Association of Mexican Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Tijuana, Mexico.

Outside of work, Dr. Roberts enjoys water and snow skiing, cheering on his alma mater, the “Fightin’ Texas Aggies,” and spending time with his four children.

Education & Training

San Diego Arthroscopic & Sports Medicine Fellowship
James P. Tasto, MD, Chairman
6719 Alvarado Rd, Suite 200,
San Diego, California 92120
Sports Medicine Fellowship

University of Missouri Kansas City
James J. Hamilton, MD, Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2301 Holmes Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Methodist Medical Center
PO Box 655999
Dallas, Texas 75265-5999
General Surgery Internship

University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, Texas
Doctor of Medicine

Texas A&M University – College Station, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2005
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2006
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2007
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2012
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2013
  • Rex L. Diveley Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
  • Medical School
    • Rugby (Galveston City Team Champion)
    • Biomechanics Research (Jason H. Calhoun, MD)
  • Undergraduate
    • Texas A & M Corps of Cadets Battalion Commander
    • Ross Volunteer (State Governor’s Honor Guard)
    • Silver Taps Firing Squad
    • Distinguished Student, Deans Honor Roll
    • National Sojourner Award
    • Texas A & M Student Government Vice-President
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society

State of Texas

  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt, M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine, Ortho. Trans. 17(1):108-109, 1993.
  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt, M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 13(4):545, 1993.
  • Adams, K., Roberts, R.M., Mader, J.T., Killing of Clostridium perfingens by Oxygen with and without Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes, 6th Int’l Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host, Peebles, Scotland, 1990.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto J.Pl, Hazel R.M. Acromioclavicular Joint Stability after Arthroscopic co-plaining. Arthroscopy. 14(4):419-20, 1998.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto, J.P., Hazel, R.M., The Effects of Acromioclavicular Stability after Arthroscopic Co-plaining. Seventeenth annual meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America in Orlando, FL April 15, 1998.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto, J.P., Shin, Sung-Il, The Effects of Acromioclavicular joint Stability after Arthroscopic Co-plaining. Thirteenth open meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, AAOS Conference San Francisco, CA, February 16, 1997.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto, J.P., Arthroscopic findings and treatment of the partially ruptured or attenuated subscapularis tendon. Residents & Fellows Arthroscopy Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Mar. 28-31, 1996.
  • Roberts, R.M., Schmidt, T.L., Do, P.T., Shelf Acetabuloplasty for Treatment of Severe Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in the Older Child, Presented, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Thirteenth Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, April 19-23, 1995.
  • Roberts, R.M., Schmidt, T.L., Do, P.T., Shelf Acetabuloplasty for Treatment of Severe Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in the Older Child, Presented, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Thirteenth Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, April 19-23, 1995.
  • Roberts, R.M., Schmidt, T.L., DO, P.T., Shelf Acetabuloplasty for Treatment of Severe Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in the Older Child, Presented, American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Session, San Francisco, California, October 14, 1995.
  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine. Presented, Scoliosis Research Society, Twenty-seventh Annual Meeting held in Kansas City, Missouri, Sept. 23-26, 1992.
  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine. Presented, The American Orthopaedic Association 28th Annual Residents’ Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. March 29-April 1, 1995.
  • Association of Mexican Orthopaedics and Traumatology – Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Reconstruction Laboratory. Visiting Professor. Tijuana, Mexico. October 1995.
  • San Diego Shoulder Arthroscopy Meeting, Thirteenth Annual. Clinical Laboratory Faculty. San Diego, California. June 26-29, 1996.
  • AAOS Summer Institute – Faculty Assistant. Boston, MA. September 1995.
  • Chairman Orthopaedic Department Baylor Irving Medical Center 2001-2005
  • Chairman Orthopaedic Dept. Irving-Coppell Hospital 2003-2006
  • Team Physician University of Dallas 1996-Present
  • Team Physician Dallas Diamonds WNFL 2003-Present
  • Team Physician Irving High School 1996-Present
  • Paul Harris Fellow Irving Sunrise Rotary 2005
  • Irving YMCA Board of Directors 2002-2004
  • San Diego Gulls, Assistant Team Physician WCHL Professional Hockey 1995-1996
  • San Diego State University – Assistant Team Physician 1995-1996
  • Grossmont College, San Diego – Team Physician 1995-1996
  • Budlight Pro Beach Volleyball League – Event Physician 1995-96
  • Byron Nelson Golf Tournament – Staff Physician 1999-2001

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Joseph H. Kay Jr., MD

Joseph H. Kay Jr., MD

Dr. Joseph Kay practices Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 1991 and completed his Residency at the University of Texas Health System.  Dr. Kay has been proudly servicing North Texas and practicing for over 20 years. As a Physiatrist, Dr. Kay specializes in non-operative management of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries.

Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Dr. Kay completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Methodist Hospital in 1992. He is a team physician and sports medicine consultant for the DFW Express baseball organization. He has been the Medical Director for Parkland’s Camp for Burn Injured Children for over 20 years. Voted consistently by his Medical Peers as a “Top Doc” for Tarrant County, Dr. Kay continues to receive raved reviews from his patients and their families.

Outside of work, Dr. Kay enjoys traveling with his wife and two kids, his fondest travel memory “experiencing the Magic of Disneyworld with his family.” Dr. Kay maintains a healthy lifestyle by staying active through golfing, hiking, and running errands. When he finds time to relax, he tries to catch up on leisure reading.

Education & Training

College: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica

Internship: Internal Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Residency: The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners 6/97
  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners 8/95
  • Arkansas State Board of Medical Examiners 9/92
  • Diplomat, American board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 5/96
  • Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 10/96
  • Fellow, Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSPR) 11/97
  • Physiatrist, Arlington Orthopaedics Associates, Arlington, Texas 7/00-present
  • Medical Director and Camp Physician, Camp I-Thonka-Chi, Parkland’s Summer Camp for Burn Injured Children 5/93-present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 7/97-present
  • Medical Director, Rehab Care Center, Arlington Medical Center, Arlington, Texas 7/00-2008
  • Physiatrist, Hovis Orthopaedics Clinic, Knoxville, Tennessee 7/97-6/00
  • Physiatric Consultant, Rehab Care Center at Lakeway Regional, Morristown, Tennessee 6/98-7/00
  • Advisory Board Member for The Arthritis Foundation, The Smokey Mountain Chapter, Knoxville, Tennessee 11/97-6/00
  • Assistant Professor of PM&R, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 8/95-6/97
  • Joint Appointment in the Orthopaedic Surgery Dept. for Non-Operative Spine Care, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 2/97-6/97
  • Assistant Medical Director of PM&R, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 12/95-6/97
  • Medical Director of PM&R, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 8/95-6/97
  • Physiatric Consultant, Eugene McDermott Pain Management Center, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 8/95-6/97
  • Physiatric Consultant, Adult Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 8/95-2/97
  • Chief Resident and Clinical Instructor, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 3/94-6/95
  • American Academy of PM&R, Residency Program Council Representative, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 93-94
  • Intern of the Year, Methodist Hospital of Memphis 91-92

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Adam Crawford, MD

Adam Crawford, MD

Originally from Houston, Dr. Adam Crawford specializes in total joint arthroplasty, cartilage restoration techniques, and all types of fracture care (with a unique sub-specialty interest in foot and ankle surgery.)

He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Health Science Center in May of 2007, his Residency at the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2012, and his fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery in 2013 at the world-renown Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX.

Between his busy schedule of work and spending time with his family, including his wonderful wife Christina and his 3 children Cameron, Joel and Jonah, Dr. Crawford is an accomplished photographer and has parts of his collection displayed prominently in our AOA Irving Clinic.  He participates in a multitude of activities such as hiking, swimming, running, and watching his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys.

When asked what his perfect day would consist of, Dr. Crawford replied simply, “Hanging out at home with my family, going to the park with my kids, or smoking a brisket and watching the Cowboys win.”

Education & Training

May 2007
University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston
Medical Doctorate

May 2003
Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science in Biology Suma Cum Laude

  • July 2013 | Foundation for Orthopaedic, Athletic and Reconstructive Research | Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • June 2012 | University of Missouri – Columbia | Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • Membership American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society 2010-Present
  • Membership Missouri State Orthopaedic Association 2009-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery 2012
  • Enneking Tumor Course 2010
  • Foot and Ankle Review Course 2010
  • Hip and Knee Society Meeting 2009
  • Barry J. Gainor Resident Award for Education 2012
  • Tri Beta National Biology Honor Society 2003
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2003
  • Golden Key National Honor Society 2003
  • Clinical research: High tension wounds with pie crusting
    • Accepted for poster presentation OTA, 2012
    • Presented William C. Allen Research Conference, 2010-Present
  • Clinical research: Trauma patients and the prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses, 2012- Present

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Jeffrey Carter, DO

Jeffrey Carter, DO

Originally from Eastern Nevada, Dr. Jeffrey Carter is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He graduated from Medical School at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO in 1980. Dr. Carter completed his internship in St. Louis in 1981 and later his residency at Brentwood Hospital (Warrensville Heights, Ohio.)

Dr. Carter served in the United States Armed Forces as a General Medicine Officer at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona and Fort Benning, Georgia and as an Emergency Room Physician at Martin Army Community Hospital. Dr. Carter currently treats various conditions ranging from fractures, dislocations, derangement, and sprains. He has been practicing for over 20 years and offices exclusively at our Arlington location.

Outside of work, Dr. Carter maintains a healthy and active lifestyle by playing golf and running. He enjoys being an orthopedic surgeon and takes pride in the care he provides his patients, but he also takes pride in his family when he’s home.

Education & Training

University of Missouri, Rolla Missouri
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri

Internship: Normandy Osteopathic Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1980-1981
Resident: Orthopedic Surgery, Brentwood Hospital, Warrensville Heights, Ohio

  • Texas State Medical Board
  • Ohio State Medical Board
  • Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery 9/95
  • Recertified 2016
  • Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, Arizona, General Medicine Officer, 2 Physician Clinic Occupational Health Physician 1981- 1982
  • Martin Army Community Hospital, Emergency Room Physician
  • Ft. Benning Georgia, General Medical Officer
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Tarrant County Medical Association
  • Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A. 1996-Present
  • Private Practice: Grand Prairie & Arlington, Texas 1987-1996
  • Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital of Arlington – Active
  • Medical Center of Arlington – Active
  • Mansfield Methodist Hospital – Active
  • Texas Health Resources of Arlington
  • KCOM: Atlas Club/v. Pres.1976-1980, Bachelor’s Club 1977-1980, Student Campus Center Committee Chairman 1979
  • University of Missouri: Football / 4 year letterman 1971-1975, Track / 2 years 1971-1972, Golf / 1 year 1973, Theta Tau Professional Engineering society 1972-1976, Alpha Phi Omega 1971-1974, Blue Key National Honor Society 1973-1976, St. Patrick’s Day Knight 1976
  • Natural History of Lymphosarcoma of Bone, A Case Report 1984
  • Percutaneous Medial Malleolar Fixation 1985
  • Infected, Exposed Metallic Internal Fixation; What to do? 1986
  • Antibiotic-Impregnated Bone Cement Bed; A Clinical Trial 1987

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James W. Burnett, MD

James W. Burnett, MD

Originating from Lodi, California, Dr. James Burnett now specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at AOA Orthopedic Specialists and sits as the current Board President of the Organization.

Dr. Burnett completed Medical School in 1996 at Tulane Medical University (New Orleans), his Residency at Texas A&M University Scott & White Hospital (Temple, TX) in 2001, before serving our country as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States Navy until 2004.

Dr. Burnett sees patients at the AOA Arlington location and has been frequently featured as a “Top Doc” in Tarrant County for exemplary surgical and patient care.  As a board-certified Sports Medicine surgeon, Dr. Burnett is multi-accomplished surgeon and is currently affiliated with Baylor, Scott, and White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington.  In addition to speaking English, he also speaks Spanish.

Outside of his busy work life, Dr. Burnett enjoys relaxing at home, lifting weights, cross-training, going on vacation, and supporting his favorite football team, the Pittsburg Steelers.

Education & Training

University of California (Davis, CA)
Bachelor of Science – Biological Science

1992- 1996
Tulane Medical University (New Orleans, LA)
Doctor of Medicine

Texas A&M University, Scott & White Hospital (Temple, TX)
Orthopaedic Surgery Internship

Texas A&M University, Scott & White Hospital (Temple, TX)
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

  • AOA Orthopedic Specialists (Arlington, TX) July 2004 – Present
  • U.S. Navy, Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, U.S. Naval Hospital (Yokosuka, Japan) U.S. Naval Hospital (Bremerton, WA) July 2001-2004
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (July 2003)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – (November 9, 2007)
  • Texas Medical License (August 1997)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Texas State Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Tarrant County Medical Association
  • Mensa

Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges

  • Oakridge School – Team Physician (2005-2015)
  •  Timberview High School – Team Physician (2004-2005)
  • GW Brindley Foundation Resident Research Award (2001)
  •  Caldwell Society Award: Excellence in Study of Orthopaedics (Tulane)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society (eligible 1996)

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Clinton Bell, MD

Clinton Bell, MD

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

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

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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