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Sports Medicine


West Campus

Phone: 832-227-0120


18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Cathryn Carranza, MAT, LAT, ATC

Community Outreach Athletic Trainer


School Education Degree Year
University of Houston Masters Master of Athletic Training 2021
Texas A&M University Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology 2018


Cathryn's philosophy of care centers around a holistic approach to treating youth athletes. Specifically, she believes in helping them achieve and maintain optimal physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being while balancing the demands of being a young student-athlete. Being an outreach athletic trainer for Texas Children's Hospital allows Cathryn to advocate for the youth athletes in Greater Houston by providing support, care and sports coverage, while also increasing awareness of the importance of proper medical care in the sports setting. 

Before joining Texas Children’s, Cathryn was an Assistant Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Houston, working with the women’s soccer, tennis and softball programs. 

Clinical Interests:  

Orthopedic rehabilitation
Overhead athletic injuries 
Competitive cheerleading 

Research Interests:  

Conservative management of SLAP tears in overhead athletes 

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