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

1981-1986
College: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

1987-1991
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica

1991-1992
Internship: Internal Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

1992-1995
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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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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