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Orthopedic Surgery
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
Fax: 832-825-9019 (M) | 713-839-0171 (B) | 281-477-9898 (C)


Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77094

Texas Children's Specialty Care Cy-Fair
11777 FM 1960 West
Houston, TX 77065

Texas Children's Specialty Care Bellaire
6330 West Loop South
Bellaire, TX 77401

Aharon Zvi Gladstein, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Pennsylvania Hospital Fellowship Sports Medicine 2016
The Hospital for Sick Children Fellowship Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 2015
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University Residency Orthopedic Surgery 2014
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2009


Aharon Z. Gladstein MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in sports injuries. He specializes in the use of arthroscopy in the management of a wide spectrum of pathologies. His goal is to help children and teenagers recover from injuries and return to activities by developing individualized surgical and non-surgical care plans. He earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed residency training at the Montefiore/Einstein department of orthopedic surgery. He trained in pediatric orthopedics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, followed by a combined adult and pediatric sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to sports medicine and arthroscopy, his other interests include fractures, lower extremity deformities, and most other pediatric orthopedic conditions.

Clinical Interests:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament injuries
  • Cartilage defects
  • Throwing injuries
  • Shoulder instability
  • Sports injuries
  • Pediatric fractures
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Discoid meniscus
  • Meniscal tears
  • Patellar instability

Research Interests:

  • Shoulder instability
  • Patellar instability
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Pediatric Trauma

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Organization Name Role
American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine Candidate Member
Toronto Citywide Orthopaedic Fellowship Committee. Past Member

Selected Publications

Gladstein AZ, Van Dijck S, Waserman JO, Howard AW. Painful Hips, Nodular Neck: Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Leading to the Diagnosis of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia. A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect: 2015 Dec 09; 5(4): e106 2.

Gladstein A.Z. Dodds M. Perry D. Van Dijck S. Wright J. Narayanan U. Howard A.W. 2015. Management of gartland type H supracondylar humerus fractures: to pin or not to pin? The Bone and Joint Journal.

Tow A, Holtzer R, Wang C, Sharan A, Kim SJ, Gladstein A, Blum Y, Verghese J. Cognitive reserve and postoperative delirium in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2016 Jun; 64(6):1341-6 4.

Catanese D, Popowitz D, Gladstein AZ. Measuring sesamoid position in hallux valgus: When is the sesamoid axial view necessary? Foot Ankle Spec 2014 Dec; 7(6): 457-459.

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