Frank Rodriguez, MD

Frank Rodriguez, MD

Originally from Pueblo, Colorado; Dr. Frank J. Rodriguez Jr. specializes in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement at AOA Orthopedic Specialists.

Upon his graduation from New Mexico State University in 1984, Dr. Rodriguez attended Medical School at the University of Texas Heath Science Center at San Antonio until 1988, and then went back for his Fellowship until 1994.

Aside from his established medical history, Dr. Rodriguez was also drafted to the San Antonio Spur during the 1984 NBA Draft. He led the city of San Antonio during his senior year in scoring the most points in one game.

To this day, Dr. Rodriguez maintains his healthy lifestyle by going on daily runs, swimming, or biking through his neighborhood. When asked what his perfect day would be, Dr. Rodriguez expressed his idea of the perfect day would be “watching the sunrise on a beach with nowhere to go and having all day to get there.”

Education & Training

1979-1984
New Mexico State University (Las Cruses, New Mexico)
B.A. in Psychology & B.S. in Biology

1984-1988
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas)

1988-1989
Internship: Bexar County Hospital District (San Antonio, Texas)

1989-1993
Residency: Bexar County Hospital District and University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas)

1993-1994
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas)

  • Huguley Medical Associates (8/1/94-2/28/97)
  • Cleburne Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center (3/1/97-8/31/99)
  • AOA Orthopedic Specialists (9/1/99- present)
  • Baylor Scott and White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges
  • USMD Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges
  • Medical Societies – Tarrant County Medical Society, Johnson County Medical Society (1994-2005), Bexar County Medical Society (1984-1994), Alamo Orthopaedic Society
  • Current Associations – Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association, Texas Orthopaedic Association, South Medical Association, Texas Medical Foundation, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Troy Foster, DO

Troy Foster, DO

Troy Foster, DO

As a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physiatrist, Dr. Troy Foster has been with AOA Orthopedic Specialists since July of 2015. He obtained his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the University of N. Texas HSC-Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011.

A lifelong Texan, Dr. Foster originated from Ovilla, TX and he actively volunteers in Medical Services at Mission Arlington, Mansfield Cares, and The Arthritis Foundation Preparticipation Physicals, Habitat for Humanity, and several other organizations.

In addition to his medical history, Dr. Foster also enjoys outdoor activities such as backpacking, skiing, fishing, hunting, and spending his free time with his 7-year-old triplets.  Dr. Foster describes himself as a “do-it-yourself man” with a passion for traveling as well as maintaining an active lifestyle outside of work.

When asked about his biggest challenge, Dr. Foster replied,“During my second year of high-demanding medical-training, my wife was on complete bed rest with our triplets for 13 weeks.  We lived in a 2-bedroom apartment with 2 Labradors.”  

SPECIALTY

Practicing Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr. Foster focuses on identifying and diagnosing causes of pain, planning out treatment, and managing levels of pain while actively working towards eliminating their source non-surgically. 

IDENTIFYING SOURCES OF PAIN

An initial visit will start with a physical and verbal examination to get a history of what symptoms are experienced, how long, medication history’s, and previous treatments. 

Dr. Foster is one of two doctors in the group that perform EMG/Nerve conduction studies.  These studies are used to diagnose nerve disorders involving impingement and damage.  In this study it will be determined if and where a nerve impingement exists, the extent of the impingement, and the extent of the damage that has occurred and where.

TREATMENTS

Treatments provided includes specialized exercise, steroid therapies such as oral, local injection, and x-ray guided injections into the spine under anesthesia, nerve blocks, nerve ablations, and, for chronic pain that fails to respond to anything else, he can preform a trials of implantable devices that override nerve signaling of pain.

Education & Training

2007-2011
University of N. Texas HSC-Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX
Obtained Doctor of Osteopathy degree while completing expanded curriculum in Rural Osteopathic Medical Education

1988-1995
Harding University B.A. & M.S., Searcy, AR
Participated in Collegiate and Intramural sports programs. Held offices in men’s fraternity, student association, and campus ministry programs.

  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
    Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (July 2012-present)
    Chief Resident 2014-2015
    Completion date: June 2015
    Duties Include: assessment, evaluation, and management of the acute rehabilitation patient. Assessment, evaluation, and management of neuromusculoskeletal patients in the outpatient setting utilizing electrodiagnostic studies.
    6 Case Presentations for Radiology and PM&R residents.Provided resident and nursing lectures regarding EMG/NCS, musculoskeletal, TBI, and physiatry.
  • Columbus Regional Medical Center, Columbus, GA
    Transitional Internship (July 2011-July 2012)
    A rotating internship through Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Trauma and Emergency Medicine
    Received Intern of the Year Award
    Received “True Grit” Award
  • 2013 to Current
    Federal Bureau of Prisons via University of North Texas HSC
    Providing acute and chronic general medical care for federal inmates.
  • 2013 to 2014
    Legacy Physiatry Group
    Educated and supervised mid-level providers as they provided care to skilled nursing patients
    receiving rehabilitative care.
  • 2004 to 2009
    Baylor All Saints Hospital
    Physical Therapy Technician: assisted therapists in Acute, Inpatient Rehabilitation, and Outpatient
    settings to implement treatment plans.
  • 2001 to 2002
    Capstone Treatment Center
    Clinical Director/ Therapist for Wilderness/Experiential Based Long-term drug treatment center for
    adolescent males.
  • 1995 to 2000
    Baptist Medical Center
    Case Manager/Therapist: As LADAC, ACADAC, LAMFT provided case management in dual diagnosis
    drug and mental health facility including family, group and individual counseling/education.
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society

Licensed to practice medicine in State of Texas with current DPS/DEA. On track to be Board eligible in PM&R in July 2015.

  • “Back Hip Pain in Charcot Marie Tooth, A Case for Gait Training.”
  • “Readmission to Acute Care From Inpatient Rehab: Factors influencing premature discharge.” (current)
  • “Paroxysmal Autonomic Instability with Dystonia Syndrome: Senior Case Project.” (current)
  • Christian Service Award-Harding University
  • All-Conference Honors in Football and Team Captain- Harding University
  • “Cowtown Brush Up” Campaign
  • Habitat for Humanity, Fort Worth, TX
  • “Be Wise, Immunize” Campaign, Fort Worth, TX
  • Volunteer at Mission Arlington in medical services, Arlington, TX
  • Eastland Community Health Fair Project (MS IV Senior Project)
  • Red Oak High School Preparticipation Physicals
  • Quality Improvement Projects: “Patient Continuity in Evening Sign Out”, “Resident Education Improvement Project”, “Managing Chaos in Rapid Response and Code Responses”

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David B. Graybill, DO

David B. Graybill, DO

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

1973-1977
Graceland University-Lamoni (Iowa)
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science- Biology & Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude

1977-1980
Des Moines University (Des Moines, Iowa)
Graduate: Doctor of Osteopathy

1980-1981
Grand Prairie Community Hospital (Grand Prairie, Texas)
AOA Internship; Intern of the Year- 1980

1981- 1983
Dallas Fort Worth Medical Center (Grand Prairie, Texas)
Residency
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)

Presentations:

  • “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

Publications:

  • “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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Todd Daniels, MD

Todd Daniels, MD

Todd Daniels, MD

Originally from Keller, Dr. M. Todd Daniels is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician, specializing in musculoskeletal medicine and electro-diagnostics.  Dr. Daniels received his Doctor of Medicine and internship in internal medicine at the University of Texas at Houston in 1998 and 1999. In the same year, he also started his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, which he completed in 2002.

Although Dr. Daniels had a childhood ambition of becoming an FBI agent, he thoroughly enjoys what he does for a living now and takes pride in the care he provides to his patients.

Dr. Daniels is a father of two. He maintains an active lifestyle through running, hunting, and fishing. When it comes to healthy snacking, his go-to food is hummus.

Education & Training

1993
Angelo State University (San Angelo, Texas)
B.S.

1998
Medical School: University of Texas at Houston (Houston, Texas)

1999
Internship: University of Texas at Houston (Houston, Texas)

1999
Residency: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Dallas, Texas)

2003-Present
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Texas

  • Health Texas Physician Network/Baylor University Medical Center (2002-2004)
  • AOA Orthopedic Specialists (2004-present)
  • Baylor Scott and White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges
  • Arlington Memorial Hospital – Consulting
  • HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington – Active Privileges
  • Medical Director of Rehabilitation – Kindred Hospital at Arlington, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital at Arlington (2013-2018)
  • Resident Educator – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation department of Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas
  • Associations – American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports & Occupational Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association
  • Current Societies – Tarrant County Medical Society, International Spinal Injection Society, North American Spine Society
  • Team Physician for Oakridge High School

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John A. Drkulec, MD

John A. Drkulec, MD

John A. Drkulec, MD

Since 2003, Dr. John Drkulec has consistently provided top-tier sports medicine and orthopedic care to the Mansfield, Grand Prairie, and Midlothian area.  In 2007, he spearheaded AOA’s Mansfield location development, serving as the Head of the Orthopedic Surgery division at 

Mansfield Methodist Medical Center from 2007 until 2018. A fixture on the sidelines of area football games, he has also served as one of the main Sports Medicine Providers for MISD athletes and their families since 2007.

His portfolio of high-profile sports team physicianships continually expands.  In 2019, Dr. Drkulec’s reputation landed him as the team physician and lead surgeon for the XFL’s Dallas Renegades.  Additionally, Dr. Drkulec stays actively involved with the University of Texas in Arlington Mavericks Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, and Track teams.  Previously having served as the medical staple of the Grand Prairie Air Hogs Minor League team as well as both Men and Women’s Big 12 Basketball Tournaments.Dr. Drkulec works tirelessly as a patient advocate – serving on the Board of Directors of AOA since 2016 and most recently elected the Medical Director of the Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital of Arlington.

In his free time, Dr. Drkulec finds a way to bring his medical and sports backgrounds to work for the community; coaching local youth soccer, basketball, and hockey teams.

Education & Training

1988 – 1990
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Dept. of Biology
Pre – Medical

1990 – 1994
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Degree of Medicine
Medical

1994 – 1999
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Orthopedic Surgery Residency (June 1999)
Residency
Program Director: Dr. Jay Jarvis

Fellowship: University of Western Ontario, Fowler / Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic, London, Ontario, Canada. Fellowship in Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy. Program Director: Dr. Peter J. Fowler

  • 1992. United States Medical Licensing Examination, Part I
  • 1994. United States Medical Licensing Examination, Part II
  • 1994. Licensure of the Medical Council of Canada, Part I
  • 1996. Licensure of the Medical Council of Canada, Part II
  • 1999. United States Medical Licensing Examination, Part III
  • 1999. Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Orthopedic Surgery
  • 2000. Certificate of Sports Medicine, Canada (CASM)
  • 2002. American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Part I
  • 2005. American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Part II
  • March 2002 – Present. Methodist Health System (Dallas). 1441 N. Beckley Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75203-1201. Active
  • July 2002 – Present. Duncanville Surgery Center. 1018 E. Wheatland Road, Duncanville, Texas 75116
  • February 2005 – Present. Medical Center of Arlington. 3301 Matlock Road, Arlington, Texas 76015. Active
  • October 2005 – Renaissance Hospital. 2929 South Hampton Road, Dallas, Texas 75224. Temporary
  • February 7, 2007 – Present. Surgery Center of Arlington. 2400 Matlock Road, Arlington, Texas 76015
  • February 2, 2010 – Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington. 707 Highlander Blvd., Arlington, TX 76015
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. 2700 E Broad St, Mansfield, Texas 76063
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopedic Association

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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

Jeffrey-Carter

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

1971-1976
University of Missouri, Rolla Missouri
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering

1976-1980
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri
DO

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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Clinton Bell, MD

Clinton Bell, MD

Clinton-Bell

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

2000-2004
University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
Residency, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

1999-2000
University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
Internship, Department of General Surgery

1998-1999
Baylor Medical Center (Dallas, TX)
Fellowship in Sports Medicine Arthroscopy:

1994-1998
University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
Doctor of Medicine
Honors, Top 10% of Class.

1989-1993
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

Andrew Freese, MD

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

SPORTS MEDICINE PHYSICIANS ARE FELLOWSHIP TRAINED PHYSICIANS WHO BOTH TREAT AND AID IN THE PREVENTION OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE RELATED INJURIES. PAIN IS NOT ALWAYS AN APPROPRIATE INDICATOR OF INJURY SEVERITY WHEN IT COMES TO SPORTS INJURIES. IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO SEE A PHYSICIAN IF THERE IS ANY PAIN OR SWELLING LINGERING FOR MORE THAN A WEEK AFTER A SPORTS INJURY. IT IS IMPORTANT TO TREAT SPORTS RELATED INJURIES EARLY AND CORRECTLY IN ORDER TO PREVENT ANY FUTURE OR ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS THAT MAY HAVE POTENTIAL TO OCCUR. AT AOA ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS, WE HAVE MULTIPLE SPORTS MEDICINE TRAINED ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS, PHYSICIANS, PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, AND ATHLETIC TRAINERS WHO ARE UTILIZING TODAY’S MOST CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY.

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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