Dr. Adham A. Abdelfattah (“Dr. A”) is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. His interests include primary and complex total shoulder and elbow replacement surgery, as well as, arthroscopy, trauma, instability, sports injuries and rotator cuff treatment. He happily joined Dr. Sayeed at the South Texas Bone and Joint Institute in San Antonio, Texas in 2017. He has similar goals to Dr. Sayeed in providing the most advanced surgical techniques and technology with outstanding, personalized orthopaedic care to each patient. His personal philosophy is “to offer expert knowledge and skill with a comprehensive understanding of the problem by listening to the patient to individualize their needs and goals.”

Born and raised in Texas, he always knew he would return here for practice. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science and was awarded the Most Outstanding Student in Microbiology. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  He then went to Houston, Texas, to complete his internship in General Surgery at the Methodist Hospital, which is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York City. He continued on to complete his Orthopaedic residency at Saint Louis University, in Saint Louis, Missouri, and his fellowship at one of the top Shoulder and Elbow programs in the nation, Florida Orthopaedic Institute/University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. A has written many publications including scientific articles and textbook chapters. His research has won first place in 11th Annual Orthopaedic Research Day at the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education. He continues his involvement in research to-date on the most current topics changing medicine tomorrow.  He has presented his work at many national academic conferences.  He also has a passion for international medicine; most recently traveling on a medical mission to Malawi, Africa, to provide Orthopaedic care to those in need.

Dr. A loves to workout, hike, bike and run when he isn’t working.

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