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John Kosty, MD
Associate Professor
Departments: Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery - General
Languages: English
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Dr. John Kosty was born and raised in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. He attended the venerable University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine under a U.S. Air Force scholarship. Subsequently, he did his internship at Wright-Patterson Air Force Hospital, Ohio, prior to completing his orthopaedic residency training at the University of New Mexico Affiliated Hospitals program.

Following his honorable discharge from the Air Force at Keesler Air Force Hospital, Mississippi, he relocated to Galveston County where he has been affiliated with UTMB since 1988. He served as Vice President of the Galveston County Medical Society prior to its merger with Harris County, and in positions of leadership including Chief of Staff, and Chief of Surgery at Mainland Center Hospital.

Dr. Kosty has been on full time faculty at UTMB since 2002. He practices general orthopaedics within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, including special interest in knee reconstructive surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Texas Orthopaedic Society, and the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons. He currently resides in Galveston County with his wife who is involved with city government and the League City homeless animal shelter, and where he is an active member of the American Legion.

Medical/Professional School:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - Philadelphia, PA, MD, 1978


Orthopaedic Surgery, University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM, 1983


Surgery, Wright Patterson USAF Medical Center - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 1979


Orthopedic Surgery,American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

UTMB Health Orthopedic Clinic - League City
3023 Marina Bay Drive #101
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (832) 632-5221

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He told me I'd be better in 6 weeks. He acted as if I shouldn't be in pain. He was a man with few words. I can tell people get on his nerves.Dec 13,2016
Three surgeries and my knee is still not repaired??Dec 12,2016
My regular Dr left utmb so I ended up with this Dr for my knee. He hadn't reviewed my case, didn't have my file pulled up and didn't seem interested in taking care of my knee just getting me out the door.Dec 12,2016
always willing to answer any questions even after appointment endsOct 17,2016
greatOct 17,2016
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