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3100 Timmons Ln., Suite 120
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: 713-441-3560



4000 Garth Rd., Suite 200
Bank of America Building
Baytown, TX 77521

Phone: 832-556-0880



David Lintner, MD

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Dr. Lintner is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports related knee and shoulder injuries as well as elbow reconstruction. He currently serves as team medical director for the Houston Astros, assistant team orthopedist for the Houston Texans, and team physician for Lee College and Houston Independent School District. Additionally, Dr. Lintner is a former president of Major League Baseball’s Team Physician Association.

Dr. Lintner is the founder and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship training program at the Houston Methodist Hospital. He has been recognized numerous times as one of U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Doctors in America," and by Texas Monthly as a "Super Doctor."

Education & Training
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - 1986
Internship: University of Rochester - Rochester, NY - 1987
Residency: University of Rochester - Rochester, NY - 1991
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX - 1992
Hospital Privileges
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
Interests/Special Procedures
Adolescent, Arthroscopy, Knee, Ligament Reconstruction, Shoulders, Sports Medicine