Robert Fullick, MD

Robert Fullick, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Sports Medicine (surgeon)
Robert Fullick, MD

Robert Fullick, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Sports Medicine (surgeon)

Personal Statement

Robert Fullick, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard. Dr. Fullick is dual fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery. He completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He then completed a second fellowship in Shoulder Reconstruction at the Alps Surgery Institute in Annecy, France. Dr. Fullick provides specialty care in orthopaedic sports medicine and shoulder surgery including injuries and degenerative conditions of the knee and shoulder. His areas of interest include knee arthroscopy, knee ligament reconstruction, complex and revision shoulder instability, arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery, and total and reverse shoulder replacement.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

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

University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2004)

Residency

Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (2009)

Fellowship

Union Memorial Hospital Sports Medicine Fellowship, Baltimore, MD (2010)

Professional Memberships

  • 2012 – Present: Houston Shoulder Society
  • 2010 – Present: Arthroscopy Association of North America, Candidate Member
  • 2010 – Present: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Candidate Member
  • 2004 – Present: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Candidate Member

Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Election – Junior Selection
  • Medical student of the year, 2000-2001
  • 99th percentile USMLE Step I
  • 99th percentile NBME Board Examinations in General Surgery and Medicine
  • Gathwright Scholar Award
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, Biomedical Science Student of the Year
  • Dean’s List, 1995 - 1999

Publications

  • Audio-Digest Orthopaedics: Managing the Shoulder: Arthroplasty and Instability • The Subscapularis Sparing Approach for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Fullick, RK. ADO, Vol. 35, Issue 14, June 2012.
  • Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee: Patellar Instability in Childhood and Adolescence. Richard Y. Hinton, Robert K. Fullick, Krishn M. Sharma. For the upcoming 5th edition.
  • Electromyography: InTech Open Access Publisher • Arthroscopic Treatment of Suprascapular Nerve Neuropathy.

Available Appointments

Ironman Sports Medicine Institute - UT Orthopaedics - Texas Medical Center

Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza 6400 Fannin St Ste 1700 Houston, TX 77030 (713) 486-7500

Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza 17th floor
If you need an earlier appointment, please call 713-486-1603
Mon
Jul 31
Tue
Aug 01
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Aug 02
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Aug 03
Fri
Aug 04
If you need an earlier appointment, please call (713) 486-7500

Available Appointments

Memorial Hermann Orthopedic and Spine Hospital

5420 West Loop S Ste 2400 Bellaire, TX 77401 (713) 486-3550

If you need an earlier appointment, please call 713-486-1603
Mon
Jul 31
Tue
Aug 01
Wed
Aug 02
Thu
Aug 03
Fri
Aug 04
  • 1:15 pm
  • 1:30 pm
  • 2:15 pm
  • 2:30 pm