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Paul L. Foster School of MedicineOrthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Faculty

Amr A. Abdelgawad, MD

Amr A. Abdelgawad, MD, FACS

Professional History

2009 - Present
Associate Professor, Interim Chairman

Board Certifications

Master degree in Orthopaedics (Egypt) 2001

Diploma of SICOT 2003

Pediatric Orthopaedic fellowship (Memphis, TN) 2004

Pediatric Orthopaedic fellowship (New York, NY) 2005
Limb lengthening and reconstruction fellowship (Baltimore, MD) 2006

Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship (Toledo, OH) 2007
AO fellow (trauma and hip preservation) (Bern, Switzerland) 2008

Pediatric Spine fellowship (Cleveland, OH) 2008
Doctoral Degree of Orthopaedics (Egypt) 2008

Fellow of Americaln College of Surgery, FACS 2013

Affiliates

OTA, POSNA, SICOT, FACS

Practice Focus

Pediatric Orthopaedics, Limb lengthening and reconstruction, Adolescent hip problems, hip preservation, bone infections and non union, trauma.

Language Spoken

English, Arabic

 
Alternative Text

Raymond J. Bagg, MD

Professional History

1977 - Present
Emeritus Professor

Board Certifications

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners 1959

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic - Surgery 1968
Recertified 1983
Fellowship- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellowship- American Academy of Pediatrics

Practice Focus

Children's Orthopaedics

Language Spoken

English

Alternative Text

Rona G. Fagan, RN, BSN, MA, ONC

Professional History

1989 - Present
Faculty Associate

Licensure

Registered Nurse, State of Texas
Certified Orthopaedic Nurse

Practice Focus

General Orthopaedics

Language Spoken

English

Gilbert A. Gonzalez, MD

Gilberto A. Gonzalez, MD

Professional History

2014 - Present
Assistant Professor

2004 - Degree in Orthopedic Surgery
1999 - Medical School

Board Certifications

Boards (Mexico)  2004

Re Certification   2011

Hand Surgery Fellowship – University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada) 2004

Peripheral Nerve Surgery - Washington University (St. Louis, MO) 2010-2012

Hand and Microsurgery – Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC) 2012-2013

Affiliates

ASSH, ASPN, ASRM

Practice Focus

Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Language Spoken

English, Spanish

Gil M. Moreu, DPM

Gil M. Moreu, DPM

Professional History

2002-Present
Faculty Associate

Board Certification

Board Qualified by American Board Podiatric Surgery

Practice Focus

Podiatry: Foot Disorders

Language Spoken

English, Spanish

Margarita Pedroza

Margarita Pedroza, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC

Professional History

2006 - Present
Staff Nurse Practitioner

Board Certification

Texas Board of Nursing- Registered Nurse 2008
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board- CPNP-AC 2015

Practice Focus

Pediatrics

Language Spoken

English, Spanish

Elizabeth A. Pimentel, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Elizabeth A. Pimentel, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Professional History

2006 - Present
Faculty Associate

Board Certification

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners - RN 1976
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - FNP-C 2004

Practice Focus

General Orthopaedics

Language Spoken

English, Spanish

Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz, MD

Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz, MD, FACS

Professional History

2001 - Present
Professor

Board Certifications

National Board Certification 1981
Flex Board Certification 1981
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 1989
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, ABOS 1990

Fellow of American College of Surgery, FACS 1991

Re certification C.A.Q., ABOS 1998
Re certification, ABOS 1998
Re certification C.A.Q., ABOS 2011
Re certification, ABOS 2011

Affiliates

AOA, AAOS, ASSH, AAHS, SWOTA, ACS, AMA, ASPN, FACS

Practice Focus

Hand and Micro Vascular Surgery

Language Spoken

English, Spanish

Ahmed Thabet Hagag

Ahmed Thabet-Hagag, MD, Ph.D

Professional History

2015 - Present
Assistant Professor

Board Certifications

Medical degree, MD,  Benha University (Egypt) 1998

Master degree in Orthopaedics (M.SC.) (Egypt) 2003

Limb lengthening and reconstruction fellowship, International Center for Limb Lengthening, Sinai hospital, (Baltimore) 2007

Pediatric Orthopaedic Research fellowship, Alfred DuPont hospital for children, (Delaware) 2008

Doctoral degree in Orthopaedics (Ph.D.) (Egypt) 2009

Pediatric Orthopaedic fellowship, New Orleans Children hospital, Louisiana State University (LSU), (New Orleans) 2014 

Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship, University of New Mexico, UNM (Albuquerque, NM) 2015

Affiliates

EOA, ORS, LLRS, OTA, AO Trauma, POSNA

Practice Focus

Pediatric Orthopaedics, Limb lengthening and reconstruction, Adolescent hip problems, hip preservation, bone infections, nonunion, bone defects, complex trauma and posttraumatic reconstruction.

Language Spoken

English and Arabic

Link for research

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=ahmed+m.thabet

 

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