Omer Ilahi, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery; Sports Medicine; Shoulder; Knee
Doctor Ilahi is an Orthopedic Surgeon specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the shoulder, elbow, and knee, and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Ilahi has numerous research papers and scientific presentations to his credit and has also authored chapters in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine text books. His success in quickly returning injured athletes to their sports has led to Dr. Ilahi being featured in broadcast television news and radio interviews since he began practicing in the Houston area in 1995. He has been an invited speaker at medical meetings, both domestic and international, and has been repeatedly rated one of Houston's top doctors by H Texas Magazine as well as a Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly. Dr. Ilahi has also served as the President of the Texas Society of Sports Medicine (www.tssm.org) and as President of the Texas Orthopaedic Association (www.toa.org). In 2001, Dr. Ilahi founded the Texas Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Institute (TASMI) in order to promote research, education, and patient care in the fields of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. You can log onto www.tasmi.org for more information, including summaries of research in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery done at TASMI. The following year he became a founding partner for South West Orthopedic Group, one of Houston's premiere orthopedic practices.
Dr. Ilahi graduated Summa cum laude from Rice University, where he majored in Biochemistry. He went on to receive his M.D. degree with High Honors from Baylor College of Medicine, where he also completed his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery. He then performed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin, where he helped treat the University of Wisconsin athletes. When he took the Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX) in 1989, after graduating from medical school, Dr. Ilahi received the highest Basic Science score in Texas. In his most recent American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery re-certification exam, Dr. Ilahi scored in the 99th percentile, placing his score in the top 1 percent of orthopedic surgeons taking the examination that year.
Team Physician, several area high schools
Former Assistant Team Physician, University of Wisconsin
Arthroscopy Association of North America
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Western Orthopaedic Association
Texas Orthopaedic Association
Texas Society of Sports Medicine (President, 2007-2008)
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
Houston Orthopedic Society
Dr. Ilahi sees patients in the Texas Medical Center in Houston and also in a satellite office in Baytown.
6560 Fannin (Scurlock Tower), Suite 1016
Phone: (713) 800-1100
4201 Garth Road (San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, Independence Plaza I), Suite 111
Phone: (281) 428-1001
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