Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South, 1st Floor
The Woodlands, TX 77384
Jeffrey S. Shilt, MD
Dr. Jeffrey Shilt is the Vice Chair of Surgery-Community at Texas Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Dept of Orthopedics. He is currently the Medical Director of the Motion Analysis & Human Performance Lab and serves as the Pediatric Sports Medicine Liaison to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for USA Cycling.
Dr. Shilt previously served as the Residency Director for Wake Forest University Orthopaedic Surgery program. While at Wake Forest, he participated in pioneering work in the treatment of children with spastic cerebral palsy, as well as work in tissue engineering in the field of sports medicine. Dr. Shilt served as team physician for USA triathlon at two world championships and for a professional cycling team. Dr. Shilt remains clinically active in sports medicine, serving as medical consultant for World Champions, Olympians, and multiple professional endurance athletes. Dr. Shilt has significant experience across the biomechanical spectrum, ranging from elite athletes to those with severe gait impairments found in cerebral palsy. His research interests include management of spasticity in cerebral palsy, sports performance and the treatment of endurance sports injuries.
Dr. Shilt has been the recipient of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) best video abstract in 2019, POSNA Angela Kuo Award in 2005, and the POSNA Howard Steele Scientific Paper Award in 1997. He has served on a number of committees, including the POSNA Trauma Prevention and Disaster Committee, POSNA Publications Committee and the OREF Peer Review Committee.
Dr. Shilt grew up in Missouri, where he enjoyed playing on the collegiate golf team and graduating from the combined 6 year BA/MD program at UMKC. He trained at the Ochnser Clinic for orthopaedic surgery residency and Vanderbilt for his pediatric fellowship. Dr. Shilt is married with 4 children. He is an avid outdoorsmen enjoying a wide variety of interests.
Dr. Jeffrey S. Shilt, MD
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