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The Woodlands
Specialty Care

Orthopedic Surgery
Phone: 936-267-7200 (Main) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)


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

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

Yushane (Celestine) Shih, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2021
University of Minnesota Medical School Residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2020
Yale University School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2015
Rice University Bachelors Bachelor of Science 2010


Dr. Shih is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate care for neuromuscular patients and the community.

Clinical Interests:

Neuromuscular Diseases, Lower Extremity Deformity, Gait Analysis, Orthopaedic Pediatric Trauma

Research Interests:

Neuromuscular Diseases, Lower Extremity Deformity, Gait Analysis


Organization Name Role
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Candidate Member

Selected Publications

Shih, Y.C., and Thacker, M.M. (2022). Infection Mimics: Differential Diagnoses of Musculoskeletal Infections.  In Belthur, M.V., Ranade, A.S., and Herman, M.J. (Eds.), Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections: Principles & Practice (1st ed., pp. 69-93). Springer Link.

Shih YC, Bartschat NI, Cheng EY. Sliding Hip Screw and Side Plate for Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures. JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques. 2022 Mar;12(1):e19.00038. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.19.00038.

Shih YC, Beaubien BP, Chen Q, Sembrano JN. Biomechanical evaluation of sacroiliac joint fixation with decortication. The Spine Journal. 2018 Jul;18(7):1241-1249.

Halim A, Shih YC, Dodds SD. Clinical Utility of Ultrasound in Detection and Management of Upper Extremity Abscesses. HAND. 2015 December;10(4),701-706.

Khosravi R, Miller K, Best C, Shih YC, Lee YU, Yi T, Breuer C, and Humphrey JD. Biomechanical diversity despite mechanobiological stability in tissue engineered vascular grafts two years post-implantation. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015 May;21(9-10):1529-38.

Wozniczka J, Shih YC, Goreham-Voss C, Kyle RF, Bechtold JE. Biomechanics of fractures. In: Browner BD, Jupiter JB, Krettek C, Anderson PA, eds. Skeletal Trauma. 6th ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2019. p. 129-137.

Shih YC, Goodwin J, Bakker C, Tompkins M. Systematic Review of Surgical Indications for Tibial Derotational Osteotomy. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2019 Mar 31;7(3 supplement)

Ledonio CG, Harris JE, Shih Y, Polly DW. Effect of Lordotic Cages on Foraminal Volume: A Finite Element Analysis. The Spine Journal. 2017 Oct 1;17(10):S181-2.

Awards & Honors

Ramon Gustilo Award for Best Scientific Paper, University of Minnesota

Farr Scholar Award for Leadership and Excellence in Biomedical Research, Yale University

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