Dr. Braden Hartline is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Hartline is a board eligible (American Board of Orthopedic Surgery) orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. Dr. Hartline’s clinic focus is on primary (first time) hip and knee replacement along with revision (redo) hip and knee replacement. He creates individualized treatment plans for patients based on their desired activity level and amount of disease that is present. Coupled with a personal approach, Dr. Hartline utilizes and is trained on the most up-to-date surgical practices, including but not limited to; anterior hip replacement, hip resurfacing, and robotic assisted joint replacement.
Dr. Hartline joined UT Ortho after completing a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction (Total Joint Replacement) at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to his fellowship training, he completed his residency at the University of Texas at Houston. In addition to his surgical training he was involved in orthopedic clinical and patient outcome-based research. He completed two post-doctoral research years in orthopedic research. These years in research molded his focus on patient outcomes and guiding treatment to maximize patient outcomes. He completed his medical school at St. Georges University. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in Human Biology.
In addition to his clinical and Assistant Professor duties, Dr. Hartline is an active member in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). He continues to be active in research activities to further improve the orthopedic profession.
Dr. Hartline is a native Texan and Houstonian. When not busy with patient responsibilities he enjoys spending time in and around the Houston community with his wife Kim and their daughter (plural if including their devoted dog in the mix).