Howard R. Epps, MD, FAAP
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- Specialty Care/Health Center
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire) | 832-828-4738 (Kirby)
Medical Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
|The Hospital for Sick Children||fellowship||Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery||1996|
|Harvard Medical School||residency||Orthopaedic Surgery||1995|
|Harvard Medical School||residency||Orthopaedic Surgery||1994|
|Massachusetts General Hospital||internship||General Surgery||1990|
|Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1989|
Howard R. Epps, MD, is renowned as a leader in the field of pediatric orthopedics, distinguishing himself in a variety of research, clinical and academic roles. His clinical interests include limb deformity and reconstruction, fractures, clubfoot, musculoskeletal infections and cerebral palsy, authoring more than 35 book chapters and publications in various academic and medical journals. He recently served as president of Houston Orthopaedic Society and the Texas Orthopaedic Association.
Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Epps received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After completing his orthopedic surgery residency program at Harvard, he pursued his fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Epps is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). He has served on the board of directors of both AAOS and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.
|American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons||Member, 1998 - Present|
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member, 2000 - Present|
|American Orthopedic Association||Member, 2006 - Present|
|National Medical Association||Member, 1989 - Present|
|Pediatric Society of North America||Member, 1999 - Present|
Tongue, JR; Epps, HR; Forese, LL: Communication Skills for Patient-Centered Care. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 87-A:652, 2005.