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John Conway

John Conway

UT Physicians
6400 Fannin Street, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77030


Texas (TX)

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T: 713-486-3150
F: 713-486-9590

Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine


John Conway is a Board Certified and Fellowship-trained Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon practicing in Houston, Texas as an Associate Professor with UTOrtho at the McGovern Medical School, and currently specializing in sports and active life-style medicine, with a clinical and research emphasis on upper extremity sports medicine, baseball medicine, and complex shoulder and elbow reconstruction. He is nationally recognized as an authority on shoulder and elbow injuries in overhead athletes.

He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California in 1990 and he is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an active member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.  He is also an active member of the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, an emeritus member and past President of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association and he has served on the Board of Directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

He was awarded the James R. Andrews Excellence in Baseball Sports Medicine Award from the American Sports Medicine Institute in 2010 and the Jack C. Hughston Sports Physicians Award from the American Physical Therapy Association / SPTS in 2016.  Selected by his peers, he was listed in Orthopedics This Week as one of the Top 20 North American Shoulder Surgeons in 2015 and one of the Top 19 U.S. Sports Medicine Surgeons in 2013.  In 2015 he was described as one of “59 Great Orthopedic Surgeons Recommended by Healthcare Leaders” in Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review. He has been listed frequently as a Top Doctor by US News and World Report, listed every year in Best Doctors in America since 1996 and in Texas Super Doctors since 2004.

Dr. Conway is currently an Assistant Team Physician for Justin Sports Medicine.  He is also past Head Team Physician for both the Texas Rangers Baseball Team and the University of Texas at Arlington and a past Team Orthopedic Consultant for Texas Christian University Baseball. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 scientific publications and given more than 250 international, national, regional and local presentations on sport medicine related topics. 

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Texas Super Doctors 2012
Texas Super Doctors 2011
Texas Super Doctors 2010
Texas Super Doctors 2009
Texas Super Doctors 2008
Texas Super Doctors 2007
Texas Super Doctors 2006
Texas Super Doctors 2005
Texas Super Doctors 2004

About John Conway

Medical School: Texas Health Science Center at Houston, University of

Graduation Year: 1983

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