Katherine M. Schroeder, MD

Department or Service


  • The Woodlands
  • Specialty Care



Orthopedic Surgery

Phone: 936-267-7200 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South
Houston, TX 77094
United States

Texas Children's Specialty Care - Kingwood
19298 W. Lake Houston Parkway
Humble, TX 77346
United States

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedics 2016
University of Cincinnati residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2015
University of Texas, Houston, TX medical school Doctor of Medicine 2010
Columbia University masters Masters of Science 2006


Dr. Schroeder is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and specialized in pediatric orthopaedic surgery. Her major areas of interest are fractures, cerebral palsy, hip dysplasia and limb deformities. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a master’s degrees from Columbia University, Dr. Schroeder earned her medical degree from the University of Texas- Houston. She completed residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Cincinnati and fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.

Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma, Fractures, Clubfeet, Hip dysplasia, Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Diseases, Limb Deformity, Skeletal Dysplasias

Research Interests: Pediatric Trauma, Musculoskeletal Infections, Hip Dysplasia


Organization Name Role
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Candidate Member
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Candidate Member; POSNA Resident Communications Committee Member;POSNA Trauma, Prevention, and Disaster Response Committee Member
Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA) Member

Selected Publications

Rosenfeld SB, Schroeder K, Watkins-Castillo SI. The Economic Burden of Musculoskeletal Disease in Children and Adolescents in the United States. J Pediatr Orthop 38(4):e230-e236, April 2018. 

Schroeder KM, Haruno LS, Browne TS, Snow EE, Kan JH, Hill JF. Evaluation of Post-operative MRI in Pediatric Patients After Orthopaedic Hardware Implantation. Current Orthopaedic Practice 29(2):140-3, March/April 2018.

Schroeder K, Gonzalez E, Dormans JP. Chapter 7: Back Pain in Children and Adolescents. AO Spine Master Series Volume 8: Back Pain. New York, NY: Thieme, 2016. 

Schroeder K, Rosenfeld SB. An Overview of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Trauma. Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. 2nd Edition. New York NY: Taylor & Francis, 2017.

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