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HESC MEMBER BENEFITS + CONTACT information

All Houston Express Soccer Club families receive the benefit of express treatment at the Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine, for sports-related injuries through the Peak Performance program. Specify that you are a Peak Performance athlete from Express Soccer when you call or email to schedule an appointment. As a Peak Performance athlete, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Priority appointment scheduling

  • No waiting room time
  • Escorted directly to exam room

  • Parking validation on first visit

  • Follow-up communication with physician and staff via MyChart

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE – MEDICAL CENTER
7200 Cambridge Street, Suite 10A
Houston, Texas 77030

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE – SUGAR LAND
15200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 175
Sugar Land, Texas 77478

BAYLOR FAMILY MEDICINE
3701 Kirby, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77098

bcm.edu/sportsmedicine

To schedule an appointment, Call: (713) 986-6016 or Email: SportsMed@BCM.edu

about baylor

Internationally renowned for state-of-the-art treatment of athletic injuries, sports medicine surgeons at Baylor College of Medicine provide innovative and patient-centered healthcare for athletes and performing artists at all levels. Professional athlete or weekend warrior, we offer the latest treatments and procedures that assist you in returning to peak performance as quickly and safely as possible. Baylor specialists also equip patients with strategies that help prevent injury and maximize recovery.

Baylor Sports Medicine offers:

  • Prompt diagnosis of athletic injuries
  • Immediate initiation of appropriate rehabilitative techniques
  • Progressive treatment options, including surgery, if necessary, exercising all options to facilitate the return of the injured  athlete to their activities of choice
  • ImPACT® concussion testing

Baylor Sports Medicine combines the highest quality patient care with leading-edge research and educational facilities, enabling our specialists to bring you the latest advancements in sports medicine. As Baylor College of Medicine faculty members, our physicians teach and train orthopedic surgeons from around the world and make significant contributions to the field of sports medicine through the development of new surgical techniques. Meet our team >

Sports Injuries

We want to ease your pain, restore function and return you to your normal activities quickly and safely. Our team provides comprehensive care for patients with sports medicine injuries including:

ACL reconstruction
Rotator cuff repair
Meniscus tears/surgery
Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction
Shoulder instability – labral tear and Bankart repair
Articular cartilage restoration surgery
Knee reconstruction
Arthroscopic surgery
Shoulder reconstruction
Hand, wrist and elbow surgeries
Bicep injuries
Tendon ruptures and lacerations

school services

Baylor Sports Medicine knows how passionate even the youngest athletes are about their chosen sport so our team of specialists offers a variety of services that address their special needs. Our comprehensive school services get them ready for play and help ensure their ability to participate for years to come.

Services include:

Sports physicals
Injury prevention education
Athletic trainer support including game-day care, sports medicine consultation and athlete/patient treatment


MEET THE BAYLOR SPORTS MEDICAL TEAM

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Thomas Hunt III, M.D., D.Sc.
Chairman, Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery Professor of
Orthopedic Surgery

Thomas Hunt III, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who holds a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. He has dedicated his career to treating sports injuries of the hand, wrist and forearm in athletes of all levels. Dr. Hunt is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency, along with a research fellowship focused on bone regeneration, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. He also completed a fellowship in upper extremity surgery and microsurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Hunt’s research is focused on the genetic basis underlying ligament injuries in athletes with the goal of preventing injury, simplifying treatment and speeding recovery. He serves as team physician for the NFL Houston Texans, medical advisor for the Titleist Performance Institute and as a resource for elite athletes worldwide.

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Theodore B. Shybut, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Theodore B. Shybut, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of Columbia University – College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center – Hospital for Joint Diseases, followed by a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Shybut’s clinical interests include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, meniscus repair, shoulder stabilization (SLAP repair, Bankart repair, labral repair) rotator cuff repair, Tommy John surgery, articular cartilage restoration surgery, PCL, MCL, LCL injuries, bicep injuries, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy.

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Jason Ahuero, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Jason Ahuero, M.D., is a board-certified ortho- pedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, and a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham. Dr. Ahuero’s clinical interests include foot and ankle arthritis, deformity correction, foot and ankle trauma and fractures, tendon ruptures and tendinopathy, foot and ankle sports injuries, bunions and hammertoes and diabetic foot problems.

Mark Adickes, M.D.
Chief of Sports Medicine

Mark Adickes, M.D., is chief of the division of sports medicine and associate professor of orthopedic surgery. He also serves as a sports medicine expert for ESPN and DirecTV. Dr. Adickes previously served as medical director, assistant professor and orthopedic surgeon at the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute of University of Texas Medical School in Houston. He has over a decade of experience in treating injured athletes in Houston, and his specialties include knee, shoulder and hip surgery. Dr. Adickes completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School, a residency in orthopedic medicine at the Mayo Clinic and a sports medicine fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, CO. Before entering medicine, he had a seven-year career in the NFL, playing for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins. He was part of the Super Bowl-winning Washington team in 1992.

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Rosalyn T. Nguyen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

Rosalyn T. Nguyen, M.D. is board certified in sports medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation. She earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. Dr. Nguyen completed her residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Spaulding/Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Nguyen provides comprehensive non-surgical musculoskeletal care for athletes and active individuals at all levels. Her clinical interests include sports medicine (non-surgical), overuse injuries, female athletes’ injuries, tendinopathy, bursitis, running injuries, hip and knee injuries, shoulder and elbow injuries, foot and ankle injuries, nerve entrapments, spine management, SI joint dysfunction and osteoarthritis.

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Irvin Sulapas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of FCM-Clinical Private Practice

Irvin Sulapas, M.D. is board certified in family medicine specializing in sports medicine. He earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. Dr. Sulapas completed his residency and a fellow- ship in family medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. His clinical interests include family and community medicine, sports medicine and concussion management. He enjoys treating active individuals of all ages—from recreational athletes and “weekend warriors” to elite athletes. Dr. Sulapas focuses on general wellness and injury prevention to promote a healthy lifestyle.

articles on sports injuries

We should all care about concussions in women’s soccer. Here’s why.
Fortune Magazine | July 4, 2015
by Gwen Morgan


Tips help prevent blisters
Baylor College of Medicine News | June 18, 2015
by Dipali Pathak


Exercise and the heart: Hitting your target rate
Baylor College of Medicine Momentum Blog | March 9, 2015
by Audrey M. Marks


Chocolate milk aids post-workout recovery
Baylor College of Medicine Momentum Blog | January 14, 2015


Minimalist shoes: Understanding the debate
Baylor College of Medicine Momentum Blog | August 19, 2013
By Jordan Magaziner


Sensible shoes: BCM expert weighs in on choosing the right footwear
Baylor College of Medicine Momentum Blog | July 27, 2013
By Jordan Magaziner