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Dr. Shiraz Younas MD

Dr. Shiraz Younas MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center


Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Scoliosis & Limb Deformity Surgeon

An affiliated physician with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Dr. Shiraz Younas joined the department of Orthopedic Surgery at UTHealth’s John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School in 2009. An assistant professor, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery ... Read More

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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Scoliosis & Limb Deformity Surgeon

An affiliated physician with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Dr. Shiraz Younas joined the department of Orthopedic Surgery at UTHealth’s John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School in 2009. An assistant professor, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with special expertise in spinal deformities, scoliosis and limb deformity.

Dr. Younas completed his internship at the Michael E. DeBakey Department of General Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by his residency in orthopedics at the same institution. He gained specialized knowledge and expertise by completing a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at the University of Tennessee’s Campbell Clinic in Memphis. During this fellowship he trained with world-renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons with a special focus on scoliosis.

Dr. Younas was named to Houstonia magazine’s listing of Top Doctors in Houston in 2014 and was selected by his peers as a Texas Super Doctors Rising Star in 2015. He is the coauthor of original articles published in peer-reviewed journals, including Arthroscopy, Orthopedics, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle International and Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.

His research and interests include pediatric trauma, scoliosis and limb deformity. Current projects include quantitative preoperative templating for scoliosis surgery, pediatric hip fractures and perioperative pain control in elbow fractures.

Dr. Younas is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America. In addition to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, he holds medical staff appointments at the Memorial Hermann Surgery Center-Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Dr. Younas sees patients at the following locations:

6400 Fannin St
Ste 1700
Houston, TX 77030

6400 Fannin St
Ste 2250
Houston, TX 77030

Physician Details

Medical Education
Aga Khan University Medical College, 1999
Internships & Residency
Baylor College of Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, 2008
University of Tennessee at Memphis, 2009
Clinical Interests
Ankle Injuries, Ankle Joint Replacement, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Arthritis of the Hand, Arthritis Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Back Pain, Bone Spurs, Children Foot Problems, Deuce Bicompartmental Knee, Dysplasia, Early Knee Intervention, Elbow Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot Care, Foot Disorders, Foot Problems, Foot Surgery, Foot Trauma, Fracture Recovery, Fractures, Geriatric Foot Care, Growth and Development, Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries, Hand Fractures, Hand Problems, Hand Surgery, Heel Pain, Heel Spurs, Heel Surgery, Herniated disk, Hip Injuries, Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Hip Surgery, Hip/Knee Revisions, Joint Ailments, Joint Replacement surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee injuries, Knee replacement, Knee Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Labral Repair Surgery, Limb Salvage, Lower back pain, Lumbar Stenosis, Medical disorders of foot/ankle, Meniscus Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hip (Anterior), Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgery, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Muscle Diseases, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neck Pain, Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Orthotics, Osteoporosis, Oxford Knee Replacement(partial knee), Partial Knee Replacement, Pediatric Fractures, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Physicals, Podiatric Sports Medicine, Robotic Assisted Surgery, Rotator Cuff Repair, School Physicals, Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery, Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder surgery, Single Incision Surgery, Spinal AVMs, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Pain, Spinal Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Surgery, Spine Reconstruction, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Surgical problems, Tendon repair, Tendon repair, Tennis Elbow, Total Joint Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Trauma Medicine, Trauma Surgery, Upper Extremities, Vertebroplasty, Worker's Comp, Wrist Surgery, X-rays
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


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

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Videos of Dr. Younas


Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis | Webinar
Dr. Shiraz Younas, dispels myths often associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

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