HUMBLE, TEXAS (September 02, 2014)

George C. Ozoude, MDOrthopedic Surgeon George C. Ozoude, MD recently joined the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

Ozoude, a UT Physician who completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, is affiliated with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute and an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. He received his medical degree and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine.

The Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Team already includes UT Physician Orthopedic Surgeon Wasyl Fedoriw, MD, who specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the upper and lower extremities, and UT Physician Shaun Weaver, MD, a board-certified, primary care sports medicine physician who specializes in non-operative treatment of sports-related injuries including concussion management.

Fedoriw was recently Living Magazine readersā€™ choice for the best orthopedic surgeon in the Kingwood, Atascocita, and Humble area. Both he and Weaver are affiliated with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute and on the faculty of UTHealth Medical School.

Ozoude joins Fedoriw and Weaver in serving as team physicians for the Humble, New Caney, and Sheldon Independent School districts to provide medical coverage during football games and other sporting events. The Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Team also provides medical support to Northeast Christian School, Kingwood and the Humble Area Youth Football Leagues, and Kingwood Youth Lacrosse.

The orthopedic surgeons, physicians, and staff at Memorial Hermann Northeast treat the full array of sports-related athletic injuries, including fractures, sprains and strains, torn ligaments, tendon ruptures, and cartilage injuries.

Ozoude sees patients at both Memorial Hermann Northeast and Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Summer Creek on Beltway 8 at West Lake Houston Parkway. For more information or an appointment, call 713-486-8600.