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Philip Lamar Wilson, MD $$

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Philip Lamar Wilson, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Children's Health℠ and is an assistant chief of staff, director of the Center for Excellence in Sports Medicine and a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Scottish Rite for Children.

Dr. Wilson earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He completed his is residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Wilson has completed fellowships in both pediatric orthopedics and arthroscopy/sports medicine.

Since his patients range from infants to teenagers, Dr. Wilson focuses on evaluating and treating the bones, joints, and muscles of children and understanding how surgical procedures will affect their bodies as they mature. One of his areas of expertise is performing minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy) for joint problems in children and teenagers. 

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (1995)
Parkland Memorial Hospital (1996), General Surgery
Parkland Memorial Hospital (2000), Orthopaedic Surgery
Unisports Sports Medicine Orthopedic (2002), Sports Medicine
Childrens Hospital-San Diego (2001), Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Research Interests

    • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    • Pediatric Fracture Care
    • ACL Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature
  • Publications

    • Reliability of Radiographic Imaging Characteristics for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum. ROCKET Group; Nissen C, Bohn DC, Crepeau A, Edmonds E, Ganley T, Kostyun R, Lawrence JTR, Pace JL, Saluan P, Uquillas C, Wall E, Wilson PL, Bae DS. Am J Sports Med. 2022 Dec;50(14):3948-3955. doi: 10.1177/03635465221130452. Epub 2022 Nov 3.
    • Coronal and Transverse Malalignment in Pediatric Patellofemoral Instability. Palmer RC, Podeszwa DA, Wilson PL, Ellis HB. J Clin Med. 2021 Jul 8;10(14):3035. doi: 10.3390/jcm10143035.
    • Meniscal and chondral injuries associated with pediatric anterior cruciate ligament tears: relationship of treatment time and patient-specific factors. Dumont GD, Hogue GD, Padalecki JR, Okoro N, Wilson PL The American journal of sports medicine 2012 Sep 40 9 2128-33
  • Professional Activities

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

    • D Magazine Best Doctor, 2018, 2022

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