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Louis Stryker, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments: Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery - Hip and Joint
Languages: English
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Born in San Antonio, Dr. Louis S. Stryker earned a Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M University, majoring in Biology with a minor in History. He completed his medical degree at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in his third year. Dr. Stryker performed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. In addition to his clinical training as a resident, he conducted clinical research and was honored with awards from both the faculty and his colleagues. Dr. Stryker concluded his formal medical training as a fellow in adult reconstruction at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, NC.

Dr. Stryker specializes in the reconstruction of the hip and knee and is committed to matching the treatment and procedure to each patient's specific needs. In addition to direct anterior total hip arthroplasty and primary knee replacement surgery, he performs complex reconstructions and revision surgery. Dr. Stryker has been invited to speak at national meetings to share his expertise and has been named a Texas Super Doctor Rising Star.

In conjunction with his clinical practice, Dr. Stryker remains active in education, research and leadership in the orthopedic community. He teaches residents, has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has presented his research at the local, regional and national levels. Dr. Stryker has served as a Health Policy Fellow for the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, is membership co-chair for the Texas Orthopaedic Association, is an alternate to the American Medical Association CPT Advisory Committee, sits on several UTMB hospital committees and maintains active membership in a number of professional societies.

Medical/Professional School:

University of Texas Medical School - Houston, TX, MD, 2007

Residencies:

Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN, 2012

Fellowships:

Adult Reconstructive Surgery, OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center - Charlotte, NC, 2013


Certifications:

General Orthopedics,American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

UTMB Health Orthopedic Clinic - League City Campus Clinics
2240 Gulf Freeway South #1.211
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 309-0137

UTMB Health Orthopedics and Pediatric Orthopedics - Galveston
400 Harborside Drive #109
Galveston, TX 77550
Fax: (409) 747-8579

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When I apologized for the ER team having called him to work at around 5:00 a.m. to consult about (and then take over) the complex nature of my injury and surgery, Dr. Stryker refused to hear of my apology, saying, "This is what I signed up for. I love doing this!" In my mind this means that during the entire process of my treatment, this team, these doctors, were willing to go to extraordinary lengths to ensure that there in that emergency room I would receive the best, most informed, and most educated level of care available. I could have wound up crippled for life, and instead I was climbing stairs in physical therapy on day 2. My surgeon's report on the degree of healing that had taken place by the day of this follow-up visit was "Fantastic!"Nov 16,2016
Very good explanation of my knee problem. Very intelligent dr.Oct 28,2016
Explain so I understood!Sep 28,2016
He did not order any test to try to find out why I was having the problem with my hip.Aug 19,2016
Thank you *Dr. Stryker for being so kind and impassionate! Thank you *Dr. Chowley as well!Jul 27,2016
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