Stephen D. Simonich, MD

Stephen D. Simonich, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Sports Medicine (surgeon)
Stephen D. Simonich, MD

Stephen D. Simonich, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Sports Medicine (surgeon)

Personal Statement

My practice is dedicated to providing the best overall patient experience. From initial diagnosis, to treatments and recovery, I'm very focused on delivering the best possible patient outcomes.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Alliance Work Comp Pool and TML (Alliance Network)
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • BC/BS - Basic 5
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Bronze PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Gold PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Silver PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - Blue Security Choice PPO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Premier 1
  • BC/BS - Premier 2
  • BC/BS - Solution 3
  • BC/BS - Solution 4
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Coastal Comp Health Network - Workers' Compensation
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
  • CommunityCare - Bronze
  • CommunityCare - Gold
  • CommunityCare - Silver
  • Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • Coventry Health Care - Workers' Compensation
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • HealthSmart - EPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Connect Basic 6350/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 4850/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 6300/6300
  • Humana - Connect Gold 2500/3500
  • Humana - Connect Platinum 0/1500
  • Humana - Connect Silver 4600/6300
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic Plus PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Rockport Healthcare Group - Rockport
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Student/School
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Optum Health
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • WellCare - PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

The University of Texas Medical Branch; Galveston, Texas (1995)

Residency

The University of Florida, Shands Hospital; Gainesville, Florida (2001)

Fellowship

Southern California Orthopedic Institute; Van Nuys, California (2002)

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Board of Directors, Member - PARC
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Florida Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association - Member

Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha - elected UTMB, September 1994
  • First Place - Ortho Bowl - Florida Orthopedic Society Meeting, May 2001
  • Dean's List - University of Texas Medical Branch, 1991-1995
  • Honors - Surgery Clerkship - UTMB, Spring 1994
  • Honors - Psychiarty Clerkship - UTMB, Fall 1993
  • Who's Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges - UTMB
  • Dean's List - Universtiy of Notre Dame, 1988-1990
  • HNWMCA Scholarship - 1987-1991

Research Interests

  • Joint pain

Publications

  • Posterolateral Corner Hamstring Figure-Eight Reconstruction; Simonich SD, Friedman MJ Book chapter outlining a surgical technique for figure-of-eight allograft reconstruction of the posterolateral structures of the knee with associated clinical pearls. S
  • Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity; Simonich SD, Canizares GC, Falkenstein N, Weiss S; Book chapter of questions and discussion answers regarding rehabilitation for sports injuries to the upper extremity. Hand Rehabilitation 2nd Ed. Chapter 12, 233-24
  • Terrible Triad of the Shoulder. Simonich SD, Wright TW. Terrible Triad of the Shoulder. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Nov/Dec 2003, Vol. 12, No. 6, 566-568.
  • MRI Evaluation of the Rotator Cuff, Acromioclavicular Joint and Bursa. Simonich SD, Applegate G; Book chapter detailing the important aspects of correlating clinical diagnoses with shoulder arthroscopy and MRI findings. Shoulder Arthroscopy and MRI - Tech
  • MRI in Shoulder Instability and Slap Lesions. Simonich SD, Applegate G; Book chapter detailing the important aspects of correlating clinical diagnoses with shoulder arthroscopy and MRI findings. Shoulder Arthroscopy and MRI - Techniques. Chapter 9, 131-14
  • Juvenile Tilleaux Fractures; Journal article reviewing long term results of patients treated with arthroscopically assisted reduction and fixation of juvenile Tilleaux fractures. The article also discusses the surgical technique. Accepted by Arthroscopy f

Clinical Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Problems
  • Shoulder Dislocation

Available Appointments

IronMan Sports Medicine Institute - UT Orthopaedics - Memorial City

10125 Katy Freeway, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77024 (713) 486-1700

Building is facing the feeder of I-10
If you need an earlier appointment, please call 713-486-1603
Thu
Oct 26
Fri
Oct 27
Sat
Oct 28
Sun
Oct 29
Mon
Oct 30
    • 1:30 pm
    • 1:45 pm
    • 2:00 pm
    • 2:30 pm
    • 3:00 pm
    • 3:15 pm
        • 1:30 pm
        • 2:00 pm
        • 2:15 pm
        • 2:30 pm
        • 3:00 pm
        • 3:15 pm

        Available Appointments

        UT Orthopaedics - Katy 2

        Medical Plaza 2 23960 Katy Fwy Ste 150 Katy, TX 77494 (281) 392-6797

        If you need an earlier appointment, please call 713-486-1603
        Thu
        Oct 26
        Fri
        Oct 27
        Sat
        Oct 28
        Sun
        Oct 29
        Mon
        Oct 30
        • 9:00 am
        • 2:30 pm