A close-knit group of orthopedic surgeons established our Austin practice to share their respective specialties of the spine, upper/lower extremities, and total joint replacement. As a result of this unique specialist model, our patients receive the most precise and collaborative care, no matter which pathology their musculoskeletal problem concerns.
Indeed, Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin represents the latest innovative and minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery. We proudly introduce the one-of-a-kind OSA team that brings you our comprehensive services!
David Dodgin, M.D.
Dr. Dodgin specializes in hip and knee replacement and joint preservation surgery of the knee. Dr. Dodgin has a very large interest in computer navigation, 3D surgical planning and robotic replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He has helped developed national teaching programs for anterior hip replacement since 2004. Previous to his arrival in Austin he developed advanced joint replacement and computer navigation programs in Northern California and Central Illinois. Dr. Dodgin is board-certified and completed orthopedic training at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. During this training he gained exposure to advanced knee reconstruction techniques regarding arthroscopic ACL reconstruction and cartilage transplantation. He completed his Reconstructive Fellowship in Roanoke, Virginia and received his MD from University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and his bachelor's degree’s from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Andrew Ebert, M.D. - Foot & Ankle
Dr. Andrew Ebert specializes in the foot and ankle. He is experienced in the latest surgical techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy, joint replacement, fusions, osteotomies, ringed external fixation, and complex conditions. During a fellowship at OrthoCarolina O.L. Miller Foot and Ankle Institute in North Carolina, Dr. Ebert sub-specialized in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery. He graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and completed his orthopedic residency at Baylor College of Medicine.
The board-certified surgeon is a clinical assistant professor for the University of Texas Medical Branch. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, he speaks Spanish fluently.
E. Matthew Heinrich, M.D. - Total Joint Replacement
E. Matthew Heinrich, M.D. - Total Joint Replacement Dr. Matthew Heinrich specializes in joint replacement, from new, minimally invasive techniques to complex revision techniques; he focuses on reestablishing bone stock and joint mechanics. He also offers mini-incision hips and unicondylar knee replacements for quicker recovery.
The joint replacement surgeon completed formal training at Baylor College of Medicine. After his residency, he concentrated on adult reconstructive surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He holds degrees from Texas Tech School of Medicine and University of Houston.
Board-certified, Dr. Heinrich is a consultant and a clinical assistant professor for the University of Texas Medical Branch. His fellow orthopedic surgeons in Austin commend him for service in the Texas Army National Guard and Naval Air Reserves.
Robert Josey, M.D. - Spine
Dr. Robert Josey specializes in comprehensive medical and surgical treatment of the spine. Areas of specialty include trauma, degenerative conditions, spinal deformity, tumors and infection in all age groups. He also treats ailments through injections, minimally invasive spine surgery, endoscopic procedures, kyphoplasty, disc replacement, computer navigation techniques, and extensive reconstructive procedures.
The fellowship-driven spine surgeon completed formal training at SpineCare Medical Group, after orthopedic surgery residency at Baylor. Previously, he graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas.
Board-certified, Dr. Josey is a clinical assistant professor for the University of Texas Medical Branch, and has lectured both domestically and abroad.
Edward Seade, M.D. - Shoulder
Dr. Edward Seade specializes in the shoulder, with a focus on arthroscopic techniques and adult reconstructive surgery for maximum comfort and easier rehabilitation. He is one of a few surgeons nationwide to perform arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs.
Before becoming one of our OSA orthopedic surgeons in Austin, Dr. Seade was partner at Santa Fe Orthopaedic Associates and Chief of Orthopaedics at St. Vincent Hospital in New Mexico. Fellowship-trained in San Francisco, he completed residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital, and holds degrees from UT Southwestern Medical School and University of Texas.
The board-certified shoulder surgeon is bilingual, and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Gregg A. Vagner, M.D. - Hand, Wrist, & Elbow
Dr. Gregg Vagner specializes in the hand, wrist, and elbow. His expertise includes simple and complex disorders of the upper extremity, including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, congenital and pediatric hand surgery, complex reconstruction and joint replacement, rheumatic disease, athletic injuries, and complex traumatic injuries to the upper extremity.
The hand/wrist/elbow surgeon completed his fellowship at the University of Utah affiliated hospitals in Salt Lake City. He also holds degrees from Baylor University and Baylor College of Medicine, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.
Board-certified, Dr. Vagner has lectured locally and nationally. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Michael H. Moghimi, MD - Spine
Dr. Michael Moghimi specializes in spinal surgery, utilizing both non-operative and operative treatments for spine patients. His practice offers care in all aspects of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disease. Dr. Moghimi is one of the few surgeons in Austin who has experience with the newest techniques of minimally invasive spine surgery ("MIS"). He believes surgery should always be the last resort, but when necessary, strives to provide the best care using the newest and most innovative technologies.
Dr. Moghimi completed his fellowship in spinal surgery at Harvard, where he worked at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Prior to fellowship, he completed his orthopedic residency training at Baylor College of Medicine, and attended medical school at the University of Texas in Houston. He has published multiple book chapters, peer reviewed journal articles, and he has presented at both national and international meetings.
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