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Texas Medical Center
West Campus

Orthopedic Surgery
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main)
Fax: 832-825-9335 (West) | 832-825-9019 (Main)


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

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

Vinitha R. Shenava, MD

Attending Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedics 2007
Flinders University Medical Centre Fellowship Orthopaedic Trauma 2005
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2005
University of Kansas School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2000


Dr. Shenava specializes in pediatric orthopedics. Her areas of interest include clubfoot, lower extremity deformities, skeletal dysplasia and fracture care.

Dr. Shenava earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas where she also completed her orthopaedic surgery residency. Following her residency training, Dr. Shenava completed fellowships in orthopedic trauma at Flinders University Medical Centre and pediatric orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.

She is an active member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and serves on the core curriculum committee. 


Organization Name Role
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Core Curriculum Committee Member

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Patient and Family Comments

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