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West Campus
The Woodlands
Specialty Care

Orthopedic Surgery
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land) | 936-267-7200 (Woodlands)


Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77094

Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land
15400 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South, 1st Floor
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Nelson A. Davino, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Colorado School of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 1992
Brooke Army Medical Center Residency Orthopaedic Surgery 1991
Brooke Army Medical Center Internship Transitional 1985
University of TX Health Science Center-San Antonio Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1984


Dr. Davino’s philosophy of care is to provide the highest quality and best possible care for a broad spectrum of Pediatric Orthopedic problems. To achieve this, family needs are always considered. The goal is to always make the patient and family feel that they are totally involved in management decisions.

Clinical Interests:

Fracture Care

Extremity Deformity

Sports Related Injuries

Genetic Disorders 

Dr. Davino also sees patients at our Woodlands location on a very limited basis.  Please call the Woodlands office at 936-267-7200 to schedule an appointment.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Member
Clinical Orthopedic Society Member
Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Member
Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons Member
Texas Orthopedic Association Member

Selected Publications

Boone, PM; Chan, YM; Hunter, JV; Davino, NA. Increased bone turnover, osteoporosis, progressive tibial bowing, fractures and scoliosis in a patient with a final-exon SATB2 frameshift mutation. American Journal of Medical Genetics 2016; 170(11): 3028-3032.

Man, TK; Chintagumpala, M; Visvanathan, J; Davino, NA.  Expression Profiles of Osteosarcoma That Can Predict Response to Chemotherapy. Cancer Research 2005; 65(18): 8142-8150.

Lau, CC; Harris, CP; Lu, XY; Davino NA. Frequent amplification and rearrangement of chromosomal bands 6p12-p21 and 17p11.2 in osteosarcoma. Benes, Chromosomes and Cancer 2004; 39(1): 11-21. 

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