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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

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Our Mission


To provide an outstanding educational experience that helps guide residents and medical students towards becoming successful, knowledgeable and compassionate professionals in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery.  We believe the strength of our program originates from our commitment to providing excellent patient care and meaningful research in a supportive learning environment.


About Us


The Texas Tech Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation is an educational department within the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine that provides patient care and physician training in affiliation with University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. The department's sub-specialties include:

  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Microvascular & Hand
  • Foot &Ankle
  • Children's Orthopaedics

Graduate Medical Education

The department offers a residency training program in Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).