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Paul D. Crook, MD

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Paul D. Crook, MD

Fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon

Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Specialist

Dr. Crook is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine and joint replacement for the shoulder, hip, and knee. Dr. Crook currently serves as the team doctor for Montgomery Bell Academy. He has also served as team doctor for Texas A&M football as well as several professional teams including the Houston Sabercats rugby team and San Antonio Missions Triple A baseball team.

  • ProfessionalTennessee Titans Football
  • Houston Subercats Rugby
  • San Antonio Missions
  • CollegeTennessee State University Footbal
  • Texas A&M Football
  • Texas Southern University Footbal And Basketball
  • High SchoolMontgomery Bell Academy
  • Varina High school Football
  • Kinkaid High school Football
Rotator Cuff Tears
Research
  • Initial Stability in Cemented and Uncemented Tibial Baseplates in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Accepted to the Journal of Arthroplasty (PMID: 28433426)

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  • Comparison of 90-Day Perioperative Outcomes in Shoulder Arthroplasty Between the Elderly and Nonelderly Patients. Accepted to Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation (PMID: 30377549)

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  • Efficacy of Intra-Articular Hyaluronic Acid and Cortisone Compared to Cortisone alone for Symptomatic Hip Osteoarthritis. Accepted to Journal of Arthritis, 02/2019

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Sports Medicine with an Emphasis on

Arthroscopic Procedures

Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a
specialized instrument known as an arthroscope.

Benifits
  • Smaller Incisions
  • Faster Healing Time
  • Minimal Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Earlier Mobilization
  • Less Pain and Scars
  • Shorter Hospital Stay
  • Lower Infection Rate
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  • Excellent 👍 work by Dr Paul Crook for my mother with broken wrist and the care he took from start to finish including explaining everything and taking time to listen to all questions and respond to each one. Highly recommend using him for any age (Mom is in her late 70's) based on our 5 star exp...

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  • I could not be happier he is willing to try to fix my shoulder thank god for him!!!!!!

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  • Beautiful clean facility and offices, staff was warm and welcoming. Dr. Crook was patient and kind.

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Am I a Candidate for Joint Replacement Surgery?

Joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis, makes regular activities such as walking and bending difficult. As arthritis progresses, conservative treatments tend to lose their efficacy and more definitive treatment should be considered.

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  • What Is Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy? Published on: 17-Sep-2020

    The older you get, the more likely it is you’ll get rotator cuff tendinopathy (sometimes called tendinosis or tendinitis).

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  • Swollen Knee: Causes And How To Treat It Published on: 17-Sep-2020

    A variety of issues can cause knee swelling, including injuries and medical conditions such as arthritis.

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  • Here’s How You’re Making Your Knee Pain Worse Published on: 17-Sep-2020

    Is it just a temporary ache or is it a nagging injury that just doesn’t seem to heal?

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  • What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees? Published on: 17-Sep-2020

    Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture...

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The Arthroscopy Association of North America
  •  Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • virginia commonwealth university
  • University of Tennessee Health Scinece Center