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David B. Doherty, Jr, MD

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon

Dr. David Doherty 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). He is a board eligible (American Board of Orthopedic Surgery) orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Doherty performs partial and total joint arthroplasty, and his clinical focus includes both primary and revision hip and knee replacement.

He optimizes the patient outcome and experience with a customized treatment plan utilizing anterior and posterior approaches to the hip, muscle-sparing approaches to the knee, and the most advanced technology, including robotic joint replacement surgery.

Dr. David Doherty joins UT Ortho after completing a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina. He graduated from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. He then completed a residency in orthopedic surgery with the University of Texas at Houston in the Texas Medical Center. During residency, he was selected to represent the program at the American Orthopedic Association Emerging Leaders Program and served as administrative chief resident.

Dr. Doherty has been actively participating in and publishing research since he was a premedical student in college. His research has been published in scientific textbooks, national peer-reviewed journals, and has been presented at national meetings. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

Dr. David Doherty also spends considerable time traveling on medical outreach trips to developing nations and has most recently spent time performing surgery in Baghdad, Iraq and San Salvador, El Salvador. Additionally, he spent elective time during residency traveling to Sydney, Australia to complete a mini-fellowship observing the techniques of osseointegration surgery.

Dr. Doherty is a 4th generation Houstonian. He loves spending time at the many parks, museums, and restaurants with his wife, Amy, and their 3 children.

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree
    University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
  • Masters Degree
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Ft. Worth, Ft. Worth, Texas
  • Medical Degree
    McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, Houston, Texas
  • Residency
    Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, Houston, Texas
  • Fellowship
    Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
David B. Doherty, Jr, MD
  • UT Ortho at Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital

    5420 West Loop South,
    Suite 2400,

    Bellaire, TX 77401

    (713)-314-2990

  • UT Ortho at Kingwood

    601 Rockmead Drive
    Kingwood, TX 77339

  • University of Texas McGovern Medical School
  • The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons