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Shiraz Younas, M.D. Pediatric Orthopedic and Scoliosis Surgeon

Shiraz Younas, M.D.Pediatric Orthopedic and Scoliosis Surgeon

An affiliated physician with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Dr. Shiraz Younas joined the department of Orthopedic Surgery at UTHealth’s John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School in 2009. An associate professor, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with special expertise in spinal deformities, scoliosis and limb deformity.

Dr. Younas completed his internship at the Michael E. DeBakey Department of General Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by his residency in orthopedics at the same institution. He gained specialized knowledge and expertise by completing a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at the University of Tennessee’s Campbell Clinic in Memphis. During this fellowship he trained with world-renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons with a special focus on scoliosis.

Dr. Younas was named to Houstonia magazine’s listing of Top Doctors in Houston in 2014 and was selected by his peers as a Texas Super Doctors Rising Star in 2015. He is the coauthor of original articles published in peer-reviewed journals, including Arthroscopy, Orthopedics, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle International and Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.

His research and interests include pediatric trauma, scoliosis and limb deformity. Current projects include quantitative preoperative templating for scoliosis surgery, pediatric hip fractures and perioperative pain control in elbow fractures.

Dr. Younas is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America. In addition to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, he holds medical staff appointments at the Memorial Hermann Surgery Center-Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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PHYSICIAN DETAILS

Specialties

Medical Education

  • Aga Khan University Medical College, 1999

Internships & Residency

  • Baylor College of Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, 2008

Fellowship

  • University of Tennessee at Memphis, 2009

Clinical Interests

  • Ankle Surgery, Club Feet, Congenital Orthopedic Anomalies, Elbow Surgery, Limb Deformity, Limb Lengthening, Muscle Diseases, Musculoskeletal Problems, Pediatric Fractures, Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Spine, Pediatrics, Scoliosis, Skeletal Dysplasias, Spine Deformity, Sports Injuries

Affiliated Centers

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

MEDICAL RECORDS

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Dr. Younas sees patients at the following locations:

Shiraz Younas, M.D.
  • 6400 Fannin Street, Suite 1700
    Houston, TX 77030

  • 10125 Katy Freeway, Suite 100
    Houston, TX 77024

  • 15035 Southwest Freeway
    Sugar Land, TX 77478