Houston Orthopedic Surgeon for Knee Injury or Shoulder Injury
  • Houston Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. David Lintner

    Houston Orthopedic Sports Medicine Specialist

    If you've experienced a knee, elbow, or shoulder injury due to a sports injury, Dr. David Lintner can help you get back on track in as little time as possible!
  • Shoulder Injury

    Shoulder Injury?

    Dr. David Lintner specializes in injuries to throwers' shoulders and elbows, including rotator cuff repair, labral tears, SLAP tears, Bankart tears, and other common throwing injuries.
  • Elbow Injury

    Elbow Injury?

    As Head Team Physician for the Houston Astros, Dr. Lintner has helped many throwers with elbow injuries get back in the game. He specializes in Tommy John and tendon repair surgeries.
  • Dr. Lintner - Othopedic Surgeon in Houston

    Knee Injury Specialist

    Dr. David Lintner is a specialist in knee injuries, including anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, meniscus repair, and the latest techniques in in arthroscopic surgery.
  • Dr. Lintner, Orthopedic Doctor in Houston

    Houston Orthopedic Specialist

    Dr. Lintner is the Chief of Sports Medicine at the The Methodist Hospital in Houston, as well as team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and several Houston colleges.

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. David Lintner, Houston Sports Medicine Orthopedic SurgeonDr. David Lintner specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow and is active in teaching orthopedic surgeons the latest techniques.  He also specializes in injuries to throwers’ shoulders and elbows, having written more than thirty scientific articles about ACL injuries, thrower’s injuries, and other sports medicine issues. In 2011 Dr. Lintner was named to the US News and World Report’s ‘The Best Doctors in America” and has been recognized for over a decade as a “Texas Super Doc” by Texas Monthly.

In June 2005, Dr. Lintner was named Chief of Sports Medicine at the The Houston Methodist Hospital after serving in a similar capacity at Baylor College of Medicine for four years. He was recently named “Outstanding Educator” in Sports Medicine in consecutive years.

He is the past President of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association, and a member of the Baseball Commissioner’s Medical Advisory Committee. He served as the physician for the World Baseball Classic in 2009, and continues in the capacity as the Head Team Physician for the Houston Astros, as well as Team Orthopedist for the Houston Texans.astros logo 2013

Team Physician for the Houston TexansHe served as the original Head Team Physician for the Houston Dynamo Major League Soccer Team, and is also the Head Team Physician for Lee College and was recently named a “Lee College Legend” for his work supporting the college’s student-athletes. In addition he is Team Physician for many high schools in the Greater Houston area.

Dr. Lintner has been published extensively in orthopedic literature and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also Board Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

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Areas of Practice

Dr. David Lintner stands ready to assist you in the following areas:

If you are in need of an orthopedic sports medicine specialist in the Greater Houston area, please call us or fill out the contact form.

Dr. David Lintner - Houston Orthopedic Surgeon