Dr. Walt Lowe is Chairman and Professor of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He also serves as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and LBJ General Hospital. He is also the Medical Director of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Lowe specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on diagnosing and treating a wide range of knee and shoulder injuries and disorders. Dr. Lowe is the only orthopedic surgeon in the Houston area 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 serves as the Head Team physician for the Houston Texans, University of Houston Cougars, Houston Rockets, Houston Dynamo and Dash Soccer Clubs as well as many local area high schools.
Dr. Lowe received his M.D. from the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). After completing his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital and a residency at Tarrant County Affiliated Hospitals in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Lowe completed a fellowship at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California under Dr. Frank Jobe.
Dr. Lowe is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, fellow American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, fellow American College of Sports Medicine, NFL team Physicians Society and ACL Study Group.
High 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 performed knee surgery on Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton.
Dr. Walt Lowe weighs in on Ben Roethlisberger's injured shoulder after a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Read more »
Dr. Walt Lowe explains blood flow restriction training for Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. Read more »
Dr. Walt Lowe performed knee surgery on Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.
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 »
Dr. Lowe discusses the severity of knee injuries in football and what to expect during Super Bowl XLVIII. Watch the video »
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 »
Memorial Hermann Hospital live tweets ACL surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walt Lowe. Read more »
Dr. Walt Lowe is featured in an article about the live-tweet of an ACL surgery. Read more »
The Houston Business Journal discusses Memorial Hermann's live tweet of an ACL surgery, performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walt Lowe. Read more »
NewsFix covers Memorial Hermann's play-by-play of an ACL reconstruction surgery performed by Dr. Walt Lowe. Read more »