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Ronald Lindsey

Ronald Lindsey, MD, FACS UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Orthopedics - Spine
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Orthopedics, League City Campus
    • 2240 Gulf Freeway South
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-1200
    • Fax: (281) 309-0137
  • Dr. Ronald W. Lindsey is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Medical in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Lindsey is a highly acclaimed orthopedic surgeon-scientist with subspecialty training and expertise in musculoskeletal spine and trauma conditions. He completed his undergraduate education at Yale University and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After his orthopedic surgery residency, also at Yale University, he completed Fellowships in Orthopaedic Trauma/Internal Fixation, Spine Surgery, and Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery.

    Dr Lindsey's 30 (plus) year academic medical career has been dedicated to maintaining a vibrant evidence-based clinical practice bolstered by the development and inclusion of innovative and cutting-edge therapeutic techniques and technologies. He has a wide spectrum of clinical and basic science interests, and his original research includes surgical reconstruction of the spine, the pelvis, extremity injury from trauma, degenerative disorders, infection, and tumor resection. In addition to numerous peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters, Dr Lindsey's work has earned him many scientific and teaching awards, as well as membership on the editorial boards of major peer-reviewed journals and editorships.

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  • Medical/Professional School:

    Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons - New York, NY, MD, 1977


    General Surgery, Yale - New Haven Hospital - New Haven, CT, 1978


    Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale - New Haven Hospital - New Haven, CT, 1982


    Spine Surgery, University of Innsbruck - Innsbruck, Austria, 1982

    Trauma and Spine Surgery, University of Basel - Basel, Switzerland, 1982

    Hand & Microvascular Surgery, Stoke Mandeville Hospital - Aylesbury, England, 1983

    Trauma and Spine Surgery, University of Marseille - Marseille, France, 1987

    Trauma and Spine Surgery, University of Basel - Basel, Switzerland, 1988


    American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Orthopedic Spine providers see patients for spine problems, including degenerative disease, infection, trauma, and tumors. Our spine faculty and staff specialize in assessing low back pain and neck pain and non-operative and operative management.

    Spine surgery services include:

    • Spinal trauma
    • Degenerative and traumatic spine
    • Minimally invasive surgery of spine
    • Motion preservation of spine
    • Scoliosis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Artificial disc replacement

    This provider see patients 18+. If your child needs to be seen for a back problem, please click on Orthopedics - Pediatric Spine or see one of our Pediatric Orthopedic Spine providers.

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