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Dr. Braden Hartline MD

Dr. Braden Hartline MD

General Surgeon

(713) 486-8800


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).

Physician Details

Medical Education
St George's University School of Medicine, 2012
Internships & Residency
University of Texas at Houston - Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, 2019
Emory Univ SOM Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2020
PCP Number
Cities Served
Conroe, Houston, Hufsmith, Spring, Tomball
ZIP Codes Served
77068, 77073, 77090, 77268, 77302, 77337, 77373


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp