BCM Orthopedic Surgery
Melvyn A. Harrington, Jr., MD
- Associate Professor
- Residency Program Director
- Joint replacement of the hip and knee
- Revision of total hip replacement
- Revision of total knee replacement
- Minimally invasive joint replacement
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Melvyn A. Harrington, Jr., MD, associate professor and residency program director in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, is a Harvard-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He is fellowship trained in arthritis and total joint replacement. Dr. Harrington specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, complex revision surgeries, mobile-bearing knee replacements, and the treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
Dr. Harrington has received numerous awards over the years for clinical research, education and leadership in the field of orthopedic surgery. He is called upon regularly to share his expertise with national and international orthopedic surgery groups.
After completing his undergraduate degree at The Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Harrington earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He completed his internship and his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. He also completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery at Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston.
Dr. Harrington served as assistant professor for eight years in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.
His professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Houston Medical Forum, American Medical Association, Texas Orthopaedic Association, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association and National Osteonecrosis Foundation. He is in the presidential line for the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, and is the Orthopaedic Surgery Section-Chair for the National Medical Association. Locally, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Houston Arthritis Foundation.
- MD: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville
- Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of California - Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
- Fellowship: Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
- Phone: 713.986.5660
- Fax: 713.986.5581
- Email: email@example.com
- Appointments: 713.986.6016
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Baylor Clinic
- 6620 Main St., Suite 1325
- Houston, TX 77030