SOURCE: Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery at Willowbrook

Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery at Willowbrook

September 28, 2010 16:23 ET

Renowned Orthopedic Specialists Join the New Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery at Willowbrook

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  Four nationally recognized orthopedic surgeons from the Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery are now seeing patients in northwest Houston at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

The Willowbrook center, which provides comprehensive care in the diagnosis and surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, is made up of board certified specialists in hand and upper extremity, foot and ankle, sports injuries and orthopedic trauma.

Drs. Korsh Jafarnia, Travis Hanson, Bruce Moseley, and Plinio Caldera have joined the center, now providing complete orthopedic and sports medicine care to northwest Houston and the surrounding area. 

"We are pleased to add these talented physicians to our team and the dynamic orthopedic center at Methodist Willowbrook. Utilizing the latest technology in arthroscopy, endoscopy and rehabilitative therapies, these physicians -- each specializing in a particular area -- bring a superior level of care to the community," said Julie Peterson, Director, Physician and Community Strategic Alignment, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.

Jafarnia, who is also Chief of Staff at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, is one of Houston's leading hand and upper extremity surgeons. He is an assistant clinical professor at Baylor College of Medicine and completed his fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Hanson specializes in sports medicine with particular focus on the foot and ankle. He is a team physician for Rice University and the U.S. Soccer national teams. Moseley specializes in sports medicine with focus on the knee and shoulder. He is the recipient of the DeBakey Award for Outstanding Research and formerly team physician for the Houston Rockets and the Houston Comets. Caldera specializes in orthopedic trauma with focus on the knee, shoulder and hip. He has a special interest in arthroscopic knee, shoulder surgery and total hip and knee replacements.

To learn more about these physicians and the Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery at Willowbrook go to or call (281) 737-0999.