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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- Aga Khan University Medical College, 1999
Internships & Residency
- Baylor College of Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, 2008
- University of Tennessee at Memphis, 2009
- 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
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cyclic Testing of Arthroscopic Knot Security
Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Alexander J, Noble PC.
Arthroscopy. 2004 Jan;20(1):62-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2003.11.002.
- Pretibial Cyst Formation After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Sahni IK.
Arthroscopy. 2003 Feb;19(2):E5. doi: 10.1053/jars.2003.50045.
- Prevalence of Ganglion Cysts Originating From the Proximal Tibiofibular Joint: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Labbe MR, Edson SB.
Arthroscopy. 2003 Feb;19(2):150-3. doi: 10.1053/jars.2003.50007.
- Security of Knots Tied With Ethibond, Fiberwire, Orthocord, or Ultrabraid
Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Ho DM, Noble PC.
Am J Sports Med. 2008 Dec;36(12):2407-14. doi: 10.1177/0363546508323745. Epub 2008 Sep 30.
Anatomic and Radiographic Analysis of Arthroscopic Tack Placement Into the Anteroinferior Glenoid
Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Trusler ML, Espiritu MT.
Orthopedics. 2003 May;26(5):479-82.
- Chronic Anterior Midtibial Stress Fractures in Athletes Treated With Reamed Intramedullary Nailing
Varner KE, Younas SA, Lintner DM, Marymont JV.
Am J Sports Med. 2005 Jul;33(7):1071-6. doi: 10.1177/0363546504271968. Epub 2005 May 11.
- Associated Injuries in Children and Adolescents With Spinal Trauma
Rush JK, Kelly DM, Astur N, Creek A, Dawkins R, Younas S, Warner WC Jr, Sawyer JR.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jun;33(4):393-7. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318279c7cb.
- Adherence of Randomized Trials Within Children's Surgical Specialties Published During 2000 to 2009 to Standard Reporting GuidelinesBlakely ML, Kao LS, Tsao K, Huang EY, Tsai A, Tanaka S, Younas S, Lu Z, Lally KP; Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative.
J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Sep;217(3):394-399.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.03.032.
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Dr. Younas sees patients at the following locations:
6400 Fannin Street, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77030
10125 Katy Freeway, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77024
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77478