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Dr. Walter Lowe, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Physician Biography

Dr. Walt Lowe, M.D.  is Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Medical Director of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute. He is the team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets, University of Houston and many area high schools.

Dr. Lowe is board certified in orthopedics and sports medicine fellowship trained, with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. He is the only Houston orthopedic surgeon in the ACL Study Group, an elite group of U.S. and international orthopedic surgeons focused on advancing the science of ACL injury treatments and surgical innovations with only 200 members worldwide. 

Dr. Lowe specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of knee, shoulder and elbow injuries and disorders.

      Dr. Walt Lowe, MD Patient Stories

      Patient Story Icon - Jones Playing 80x80High school wide receiver Christian Jones went down during a game and was diagnosed with a torn ACL. Read how Dr. Lowe and the IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute staff helped him get back in the game. Read the full story »

      Dr. Walt Lowe, MD In the News

      ESPN LogoDr. Walt Lowe performed knee surgery on Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton.  Read more »

      Dr. Walt Lowe weighs in on Ben Roethlisberger's injured shoulder after a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Read more »

      Forbes-logoDr. Walt Lowe explains blood flow restriction training for Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.  Read more »

      ESPN LogoDr. Walt Lowe performed knee surgery on Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.  Read more »

      Dr. Walt Lowe, medical director of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, has worked with superstars like Tara Lipinski, who won gold at the 1998 Winter Olympics. Read more »

      0_Fox26 Icon 80pxDr. Lowe discusses the severity of knee injuries in football and what to expect during Super Bowl XLVIII. Watch the video »

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      Mashable describes Memorial Hermann's inside look at how doctors fix sports' most notorious injury. Dr. Walt Lowe performed the surgery featured in the live tweet of an ACL reconstruction surgery. Read more »

      0_Fox26 Icon 80pxMemorial Hermann Hospital live tweets ACL surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walt Lowe. Read more »

      0_SB Nation 80px Dr. Walt Lowe is featured in an article about the live-tweet of an ACL surgery. Read more »

      0_Houston Business Journal 80pxThe Houston Business Journal discusses Memorial Hermann's live tweet of an ACL surgery, performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walt Lowe. Read more »

      0_NewsFix Icon 80pxNewsFix covers Memorial Hermann's play-by-play of an ACL reconstruction surgery performed by Dr. Walt Lowe. Read more »

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      Phone: (713) 486-7500
      Fax: (713) 512-2234

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