Christine Ann Ho, MD $$

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Division Director at Children's Health

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Christine Ann Ho, M.D., is the Division Director for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at Children's Health℠ who also specializes in congenital upper extremity deformities. She is a professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Ho received her medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical Center and completed her internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She completed her fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and pediatric hand surgery at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.

Dr. Ho is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the American Orthopaedic Association. She is also a clinical associate professor of orthopedic surgery at UT Southwestern.

Dr. Ho has been recognized for Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas by D Magazine. 

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2000)
LAC - USC Medical Center (2001), Orthopaedic Surgery
LAC - USC Medical Center (2005), Orthopaedic Surgery
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (2007), Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Congenital/Developmental Upper Extremity Deformities
    • Pediatric Hand Injuries
    • Pediatric Traumatic Injuries
  • Publications

    • A Comparison of Fracture Reductions Performed by Physician Extenders and Orthopaedic, Ho, C.A., Wilson, P.W. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma April 2010 24(4) 244-9
    • The Utility of Knee Releases in Arthrogryposis, Ho C.A., Karol L.A. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Spring 2008 28(3) 307-313
    • Management of Infection After Instrumented Posterior Spine Fusion in Pediatric Scoliosis, Ho C.A., Skaggs D.L., Weiss J.M., Tolo V.T. Spine November 2007 32(24) 2739-2744
    • Long Term Follow-up of Progressive Macrodystrophia Lipomatosa, Ho C.A., Herring J.A., Ezaki, M.B. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-A May 2007 89A(5) 1097-1102
    • Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nails in Pediatric Femur Fractures, Ho C.A., Skaggs D.L., Tang C.A.W., Kay R.M. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2006 26(4) 497-504
  • Professional Activities

    • American Medical Association
    • American Orthopaedic Association
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
    • Texas Medical Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialists (2021)
    • Emerging Leader Program - American Orthopaedic Association (2004)
    • Chief Resident Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, LAC+USC Medical Center, 2004-2005
    • Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award
    • Pi Tau Sigma Honor Society 
    • Order of Omega Honor Society

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