John Anthony Herring, MD $$

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Education and Training

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (1967)
Brigham & Women's Hospital (1968), General Surgery
Brigham & Women's Hospital (1973), Orthopaedic Surgery
Boston Children's Hospital (1972), Orthopaedic Surgery
Brigham & Women's Hospital (1969), General Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
    • Spinal Deformity
  • Publications

    • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. Part I: Classification of radiographics with use of the modified lateral pillar and Stulberg classifications, Herring, J.A., Kim H.T., Brown R. J Bone and Joint Surgery Am October 2004 86-A (10) 2103-20
    • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. Part II: Prospective multicenter study of the effect of treatment on outcome, Herring, J.A., Kim, H.T., Brown R. J Bone and Joint Surgery Am October 2004 86-A (10) 2122-34
    • SNTG1, the gene encoding gamma 1- syntrophin: a candidate gene for idiopathic scoliosis, Bashiardes, S., Veile R., Allen M. et al Human Genetics May 2004 115 (1) 81-9
    • Localization of Susceptibility to Familial Idiopathic Scoliosis, Wise, C.A., Barnes, R, Gillum, J. Herring, J.A. Spine Fall 2000 25 (18) 2372-2380
    • A Comparison of Single-Rod Instrumentation with Double-Rod Instrumentation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Wattenburger, J.M., Richards, B. S., Herring, J.A. Spine Summer 2000 25 (13) 1680-1688
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    • American Orthopedic Society
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America
    • Scoliosis Research Society
    • Texas Orthopedic Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • Distinguished Achievement Award - Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (2008)
    • Benjamin Rush Award - Citizenship and community service, American Medical Association (2005)
    • Arthur H. Huene Memorial Award - Outstanding contribution to the field of pediatric orthopedics given by The Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (2002)
    • Anson Jones Award - Outstanding contributions to society (1999)
    • Russell S. Hibbs Award - Best scientific presentation of clinical research at Scoliosis Research Society (1981)