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The Woodlands
Specialty Care

Orthopedic Surgery
Phone: 936-267-7200 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)
Fax: 936-267-7914 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0528 (Kingwood)


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South
First Floor
Houston, TX 77384

Texas Children's Specialty Care Kingwood
19298 W. Lake Houston Parkway
Humble, TX 77384

Megan Severson, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Rady Children's Hospital Fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2020
University of Alabama at Birmingham Residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2019
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2014
University of Wisconsin at Madison Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology and Immunology 2010


Dr. Megan Severson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who discovered her passion for pediatric orthopedics during medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. After receiving her MD, she completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she worked with a broad spectrum of patients and gained valuable patient care and surgical skills. She followed this with a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, then began her career as a general pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Roanoke, Virginia. She joined the Department of Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital in 2023. 

Dr. Severson believes in quality, efficient and patient-centered care. Her background as an elite gymnast and college cheerleader help her understand the importance of athletics while allowing her to provide realistic expectations for recovery. She enjoys educating patients and families and working with them towards the ultimate goal — to help kids get back to being kids. 

Clinical Interests: General pediatric orthopedic surgery including but not limited to: Clubfoot, DDH/Hip Dysplasia, Perthes, limb length and alignment issues, trauma, lower extremity deformity, benign bone tumors and fracture care

Research Interests: Trauma/Fractures, Hip Dysplasia/DDH, Perthes


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) Candidate Active Member
Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) Candidate Active Member

Selected Publications

Xu AL, Beck JJ, Sweeney EA, Severson MN, Page S, Lee RJ. Understanding the cheerleader as an orthopaedic patient: an evidence-based review of the literature. Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2022;10(1). DOI: 10.1177/23259671211067222. PMID: 35083360

Severson M, Bandaralage H, Bomar JD, Farnsworth CL, Upasani VV. 3-D acetabular morphology of the neuromuscular hip: implications for preoperative planning. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics B. 2022 Mar 1;31(2):169-174. DOI 10.1097/BPB.0000000000000893. PMID: 34139750.

Wills, BW, Pitts, CC, Severson, MN, Khoury, J. Congenital Hallux Valgus from an Incomplete Preaxial Polydactyly without a Supernumerary Digit. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Case Connector. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1392.PMID: 31559215

Severson M.N., Johnson M.D. (2017) Charcot Neuroarthropathy. In: Eltorai A., Eberson C., Daniels A. (eds) Orthopedic Surgery Clerkship. Springer, Cham

Awards & Honors

American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement – Baylor College of Medicine, May 27, 2014

Dean’s Honor List – University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005-2010

Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award - University of Wisconsin – Madison, April 2008

Arlie Mucks, Jr Spirit Award – for leadership and academic achievement - University of Wisconsin – Madison, April 2008

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