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Dr. Michael George is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he also played linebacker on the football team. He then earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University and later completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. George went on to obtain additional fellowship training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Vanderbilt University where he gained extensive experience in advanced shoulder and knee surgery. Dr. George was one of the first doctors in Houston to earn the Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Michael George specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine, advanced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic shoulder stabilization, distal biceps tendon repair, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, multiligament knee reconstruction, total shoulder replacement and total knee replacement. He sees patients at both the Willowbrook and Red Oak office locations in Houston. Dr. George treats professional rodeo cowboys as a member of the Justin Sports Medicine Team and has been a team physician for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He is also the team physician for The Woodlands Strykers collegiate baseball team as well as several area high schools. He has been a team physician for the Texas Copperheads professional Arena 2 Football team, Prairie View A&M University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University in Nashville, the Nashville Sounds AAA Baseball team and Collegiate Rodeo. Like his colleagues at KSF, Dr. George believes in trying all non-operative treatments before recommending surgery. He spends the extra time to explain all the options to his patients so they can make the most informed decisions.
Verified Patient Reviews
Very friendly, proffesional and puts u at ease that he is going to help pain go away
Very personable and informative. Made me feel comfortable. I also feel confident in his recommendations.
First Visit. Office was very busy but to my surprise ( based upon many other doctor appointments.) I was seen within 10 to 15 minutes. Dr George was most pleasant and professional. I am 68 and have been suffering many months from a tennis related right shoulder rotator cuff injury. He recommended my first cortisone injection in that shoulder which was painlessly administered by his PA. Along with a prescription strength anti-inflammatory preliminary results (2 days) are favorable though I feel it will take additional time and exercise to ensure it is only inflation and not a tear. Very happy with with approach taken.
Disappointing. I waiting a long time, and then he spent very little time. I walked out with the same problem I walked in with.
Great doctor, very friendly and personable. Really nice to meet someone with such a positive attitude. I would highly recommend Dr. George!