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Sports Medicine


West Campus

Phone: 832-227-2418
Fax: 832-227-2491


Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Department, 5th Floor
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Sara McLean, PT, DPT

Advanced Clinical Specialist

Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist


School Education Degree Year
Texas Woman’s University DPT Doctorate of Physical Therapy 2013


Sara McLean is a sports physical therapist at Texas Children's Hospital working primarily with adolescent athletes and a younger orthopedic population. Her clinical interests include operative and non-operative management of youth athletes with lower extremity injuries, management of orthopedic conditions using aquatic therapy and health promotion. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. McLean is a faculty member for the Sports Physical Therapy Residency program. She also serves as a mentor for the residency program and as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students.

Dr. McLean is a board certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and earned her Aquaticist certification in Pediatrics. Prior to her graduate education, she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Houston.


Organization Name Role
American Physical Therapy Association

Member Sports Physical Therapy Section

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