Dr. John Toohey, M.D. gives 2 talks at Group on Resident Affairs Leadership Development Course

Dr. John Toohey, M.D. spoke at the GRA Leadership Development Course in Phoenix, AZ on May 3-4, 2014.

Dr. Toohey, Dr. Jennifer Peel, Dr. Lois Bready, Dr. Phil Luber, and Dr. Yolanda Gomez

Pictured are Dr. Toohey, Dr. Jennifer Peel, Dr. Lois Bready, Dr. Phil Luber, and Dr. Yolanda Gomez.



Hall, Brad, MD

Dr Hall was born and raised in Lubbock Texas. He was President of his Class at Monterey High School and graduated in 1970. He attended Arizona State University for two years and the Texas Tech University for two years. He graduated from Texas Tech School of Medicine (1977) and was President of his Sophomore Class.  He left Texas in 1977 to complete an Orthopedic Residency Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He was awarded a Mayo Clinic Foundation Scholarship to complete a Spine Fellowship at the University of Toronto January through June of 1982.  He returned to the Mayo Clinic where he worked as a Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery with special interest in Spine Surgery for 15 months until his wife Carol and he decided to return to Texas. He worked in private practice but also worked part time with the UTHSCSA and the Veterans Administration (VA) from 1983 until 1995.  At that time secondary to Multifocal Motor Neuropathy he had to quit doing surgery.  He then worked part time for the VA doing clinical orthopedics and teaching the UTHSCSA Orthopedic residents training at the VA.  In the fall of 2009 he accepted the position of Chief of Surgical Services at the Audie Murphy VA in San Antonio. He retired from that position in December of 2013 and accepted a position doing Clinical Orthopedics with the UTHSCSA Department of Orthopedics. He now is the Medical Director of the UTHSCSA Orthopedic Clinic at the Texas Diabetes Clinic (UCCH) where he does Orthopedic Consultations.


Dr. Jeremy Somerson, MD selected as 2014-2015 Administrative Chief Resident

Dr. Jeremy Somerson, M.D.

On behalf of the Dr. Robert Quinn, John Toohey, and the residency program, we are pleased to announce the Administrative Chief Resident for academic year 2014-2015 – Jeremy Somerson, MD.   Congratulations to Dr. Somerson on his appointment as the Administrative Chief Resident in the Department of Orthopaedics.  We look forward to working with him in the upcoming year.

Teri Hill, C-TAGME

Manager, Academic Programs

Galindo, Jr., Mayo J., MD

Dr. Galindo is a San Antonio native who graduated from Winston Churchill High School in 1972. He attended the University of Dallas for undergraduate studies and obtained a B.A. in Biology. He graduated Manga Cum Laude while playing four years of intercollegiate baseball. His medical training was done at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he completed medical school, a flexible internship, and Orthopaedic surgery residency. His foot and ankle fellowship was obtained at the Wagner Institute in Whittier, California, affiliated with USC. He returned home in 1986 and has been in private practice until his affiliation with UTHSCSA in 2014. His current practice is limited to surgical and medical problems below the knee.


Year Degree Discipline Institution
1986 Clinical Fellowship Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics The Wagner Institute
Whittier , CA
1985 Residency Orthopedic Surgery Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Houston , TX
1981 Internship Flexible Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Houston , TX
1980 MD Medicine Baylor College of Medicine
Houston , TX
1980 Postdoctoral Training Infectious Disease Research Baylor College of Medicine
Houston , TX
1976 BA Biology (Magna Cum Laude) The University of Dallas
Irving , TX


Orthopaedic doctors publish paper on Lack of Diversity in Orthopaedic Trials

Earlier this week, Dr. Boriz Zelle, M.D. was notified that a collaborative project (Jeremy S. Somerson, MD, Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD, FRCS, Clayton T. Vaughan, MD, Christopher S. Smith, MSc, and Boris A. Zelle, MD) published a paper on the Lack of Diversity in Orthopaedic Trials Conducted in the United States.

Dr. Boris Zelle, M.D.

      Dr. Zelle, M.D.

Dr. Jeremy Somerson, M.D.

Dr. Jeremy Somerson

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Dr. Boris Zelle, M.D. invited to be Associate Editor of Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma

Dr. Boris Zelle, M.D.The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma has invited Dr. Boris Zelle, M.D.  to participate in the editorial review process for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma as an Associate Editor. The Board of Associate Editors consists of individuals who review manuscripts within their areas of expertise and are appointed to a four-year term by the Editor.  Dr. Zelle has reviewed a number of papers for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma and has provided excellent critiques that have helped the Deputy Editors as well as the Editor in Chief to make final decisions for manuscript submissions.

Dr. Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Global Education

Dr. Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Global Education

Dr. Kaye Wilkins honored at AAOS 2014Throughout his life, Kaye E. Wilkins, MD, has sought to improve the lives of patients by teaching physicians in more than 20 countries around the globe. The AAOS International Committee recognized his efforts to educate orthopaedic surgeons around the world by presenting him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Global Education during the International President’s Breakfast and World Opinion Forum on Wednesday.

From left: William B. Stetson, MD; Kaye E. Wilkins, MD; and Joshua J. Jacobs, MD

The 2008 AAOS Humanitarian Award Winner was recognized for his efforts to educate orthopaedic surgeons in more than 20 countries, including Mexico, Peru, Haiti, and Iraq. William B. Stetson, MD, chair of the International Committee, presented the award, noting that Dr. Wilkins always aims “to leave skills, and not just scars,” whenever he is visits another country or clinic.


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