About Reed L. Bartz, MD

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005

Education

Undergraduate
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas BS , Economics with Financial Applications 1990
Medical
University of Texas, Galveston, Texas MD 1994
Internship
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Surgery 1996
Residency
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas Orthopedic Surgery 1998-2002
Fellowship
The Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colorado Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder 2003

Society memberships

Specialty Society Memberships
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Additional Society Memberships
  • National Orthopedic Education Society

  • Big XII Physicians Society

  • Hawkins Society

  • Texas Sports Medicine Society

Achievement / Publications / Research

1999 Herodicus Society Award at 1999 AOSSM Paul Harrington Award for excellence in orthopedic research Houston Orthopedic Society Research Award

1998 Paul Harrington Award for excellence in orthopedic research

1993 Honors, Clinical Clerkship in Surgery Honors, Clinical Clerkship in Obstetrics and Gynecology Honors, Clinical Clerkship in Psychiatry President Mu Delta Honorary Medical Service Fraternity

1990 Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society

Research:

Peer Reviewed Publications:

A Method for Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Unstable Posterior Sternoclavicular Joint Dislocation Brinker M, Bartz RL, Reardon P, Reardon M Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 1997 Jul; 11(5): 378-81

The Effect of Femoral Component Head Size on Posterior Dislocation of the Artificial Hip Joint Bartz RL, Noble PC, Kadakia NR, Tullos H Journal of bone and Joint Surgery, 2000 Sep; 82(9); 1300-7

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Lintner D, Bocell J American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2001; 29; 207-212

Baseball Shoulder and Elbow Injury Rehabilitation of Varsity, High School, Intercollegiate and College Baseball Players Bryan WJ, Labossiere D, Coleman E, Bartz RL Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 2001 Sep; 9: 154-165

Posterior Elbow Impingement Bartz RL, Bryan WJ, Lowe WL Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, Elbow injuries in Throwing Athletes, 2001 Oct; 9(4): 245-252

Experimental and Computational Simulation of Total Hip Arthroplasty Dislocation Scifert CF, Noble PC, Brown TD, Bartz RL, Kadakia N, Surgano N, Johnson RC, Pederson DR, Callaghan JJ Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, 2001 Oct; 21(4): 553-568

Tarsal Navicular Fractures in Baseball Players Bartz RL, Marymont J Foot and Ankle International, 2001 Nov; 22(11): 908-910

Meniscus: Basic Biology and Response to Injury Rodkey WG, Bartz RL Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review 2004 Mar 12(1):1-6

The Technique of Microfracture of Full Thickness Osteochondral Lesions and Postoperative Rehabilitation Bartz RL, Steadman JR, Rodkey WG Techniques in Knee Surgery 2004 Sep 3(3): 198-203

Osteoarthritis After Sports Knee Injuries Bartz RL, Laudicina L Clinics in Sports Medicine 2005 Jan, 24(1): 39-45

The Science and Application of Bioabsorbable Polymers in Knee Arthroscopy Siparsky P, Gramenz P, Gall K, DAmbrosia R, Bartz RL Techniques in Knee Surgery 2006 Sep 5(3): 193-198

Clinical Results of the Use of Bioabsorbable Polymers in Knee Arthroscopy Gramenz P, Siparsky P, Gall K, DAmbrosia R, Bartz RL Techniques in Knee Surgery 2006. Sep 5(3): 199-204

A Systematic Review of the Use of Knee Arthroscopy for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee Siparsky P, Bartz RL Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 2007 Feb 455:107-112

A Systematic Review of Meniscus Tear Diagnosis Ryzowicz M, Bartz RL Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 2007 Feb 455:107-133

A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Different Methods of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Soft Tissue Graft Tibial Fixation: Resistance to Monotonic and Cyclic Loading Bartz RL, Mossoni K, Tyber J, Tokish J, Siparsky P, Gall K American Journal of Sports Medicine 2007 June 35(6):949-954

Poster Presentations: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Fixation with a Novel Shape Memory Polymer Bartz RL, Gall K, Tyber J, Siparsky P 2006 International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons Chicago, Illinois

A Runner with Persistent Lateral Ankle Pain Mazzola TJ, McCarty EC, Hill JC, Poddar SK, Bartz RL 2004 American College of Sports Medicine Indianapolis, Indiana

Comparison of Shoulder and Elbow Kinematics Between Professional and Little League Throwers Bartz RL, Sabick M, Decker M, Torrey MR, Schlegal TF, Hawkins RJ 2003 American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine San Diego, California

The Loading Mode Affects the Strength of Interference Screw Fixation of Hamstring Grafts Bartz RL, Sander MS, Conditt MA, Noble PC, Ilahi OA 2003 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery New Orleans, Louisiana

Soft Tissue Interference Screw Fixation: Effect of Incremental Cycling Loading Versus Cyclic Loading Versus Simple Pullout Noble PC, Bartz RL, Ilahi OA, Sander M, Conditt M, Alexander J 200248th Annual Orthopedic Research Society Dallas, Texas Effect of Notchplasty Size on Tibio-Femoral Contact Area Conditt M, Bartz RL, Alexander J, Ismaily S, Lionberger D, Merves M 2002American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Dallas, Texas

Effect of Notchplasty Size on Tibio-Femoral Contact Area Conditt M, Ismaily S, Merves M, Alexander J, Bartz RL, Lionberger D 200248th Annual Orthopedic Research Society Dallas, Texas

The Mechanism of Dislocation in Total Hip Replacement Varies with Head Size and Component Position Sahni I, Noble PC, Bartz RL, Alexander J, Paravic V, Kadakia N, 2000American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Orlando, Florida

Topographical Matching of Donor and Recipient Sites in Osteochondral Transplantation Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Linter D, Bocell J 2000 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Orlando, Florida

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites: Effect of Graft Size and Donor Site Selection Bartz RL, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Lintner D, Bocell J 200046th Annual Orthopedic Research Society Orlando, Florida

The Effect of Head Size on Safety Margin of the Artificial Hip Joint Bartz RL, Nobel PC, Sahni I, Paravic V, Kadakia NR 2000 46th Annual Orthopedic Research Society Orlando, Florida

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Lintner D, Bocell J, 1999 45th Annual Orthopedic Research Society Anaheim, California

The Effect of Head Size on Posterior Dislocation of the Artificial Hip Joint Bartz RL, Noble PC, Sahni I, Paravic V, Kadakia NR 1998 44th Orthopaedic Research Society New Orleans, Louisiana

The Effect of Head Size on Posterior Dislocation of the Artificial Hip Joint Bartz RL, Noble PC, Sahni I, Paravic V, Kadakia NR 1998International Society for Joint Reconstruction

Should Acetabular Cups Be Implanted in a Fixed Degree of Anteversion? Sahni I, Noble PC, Bartz RL, Kadakia NR, Alexander JW, Paravic V 199844th Annual Orthopedic Research Society New Orleans, Louisiana

Thoracoscopic Resection of A Bronchogenic Mediastinal Cyst Reardon P, Bartz RL, Reardon M 1996World Congress of Endoscopy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Esophageal Perforation Treated 10 Days After Perforation Reardon P, Shoptaw J, Bartz RL 1996 Southwestern Surgical Congress Scottsdale, Arizona

Laparoscopic Cyst-Gastrostomy Bartz RL, Reardon P, Brunicardi C 1996 Southwestern Surgical Congress Scottsdale, Arizona

Laparoscopic Fundoplication with Posterior Gastropexy Reardon P, Bartz RL, Reardon M 1996 Southwestern Surgical Congress Scottsdale, Arizona

Presentations and Invited Lectures at Educational Meetings:

Treatment of SLAP Lesions, Labral Tears, and Instability of the Shoulder in the Overhead Athlete Bartz RL 1st Annual (2007) College World Series Road Show to Omaha Throwers Shoulder Meeting Omaha, Nebraska

Valgus Extension Overload Bartz RL 2006 Big XII Conference Team Physicians Meeting San Antonio, Texas

Crosspin Technique for ACL fixation Bartz RL 2005 The University of Colorado Orthopedic Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium Keystone, Colorado

Instability Challenges in the Athlete Bartz RL 2005 The University of Colorado Orthopedic Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium Keystone, Colorado

Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair Bartz RL 2005 The University of Colorado Orthopedic Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium Keystone, Colorado

Slap Lesions: Diagnosis and Repair Bartz RL 2005 The University of Colorado Orthopedic Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium Keystone, Colorado

New Concepts in ACL Fixation Bartz RL 2005 The University of Colorado Orthopedic Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium Keystone, Colorado

The Use of NSAIDS in Sports Medicine Bartz RL, Poddar S 2005 Big XII Conference Team Physicians Meeting San Diego, California

The Use of Shape Memory Polymers for ACL Graft Fixation Bartz RL 2005 National Orthopaedic Education Society Casa De Campo, Dominican Republic

The Biomechanics of the Baseball Pitch Bartz RL 2004 XII Conference Team Physicians Meeting Scottsdale, Arizona

Pitching Biomechanics Bartz RL 2004 EBI Sports Medicine Symposium New York, New York

Shoulder Biomechanics During the Baseball Pitch Bartz RL 2003 Breg Orthopedic Symposium San Diego, California

The Biomechanics of the Shoulder During the Baseball Pitch Bartz RL 2003Hawkins Society Hilton Head, South Carolina

Treatment Options for Full-Thickness Chondral Defects of the Knee Bartz RL 2003Steadman Hawkins Fellows Meeting Vail, Colorado

Arthroscopy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee Bartz RL 2003 Steadman Hawkins Fellows Meeting Vail, Colorado

Scientific Presentations at National Meetings:

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Linter D, Bocell J 2000 Herodicus Society, Sun Valley Idaho

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites: Effect of Graft Size and Donor Site Selection Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Linter D, Bocell J, 1999American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Traverse City, Michigan Herodicus Society Award

Posterior Olecranonectomy as Treatment for Elbow Impingement in Professional Baseball Pitchers Bartz RL, Bryan, WJ 1999 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Anaheim, California 1999 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Traverse City, Michigan

The Effect of Head Size on Posterior Dislocation of the Artificial Hip Joint Bartz RL, Noble PC, Sahni I, Paravic V, Kadakia NR 1999Houston Orthopaedic Society, Houston, Texas 1999 Houston Orthopaedic Society Research Award

Early Loosening of the Tibial Component of the Insall-Burstein II knee Prosthesis Bartz RL, Noble PC, Tullos HS 1999American Academy of Orthopaedic Society, Anaheim, California 1998American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois

Biomechanical Mechanisms for Posterior Hip Discoloration in THR Sahni I, Noble PC, Bartz RL, Kadakia NR, Alexander JW, Paravic V 199844th Annual Orthopedic Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana

Published Abstracts:

Comparison of Shoulder and Elbow Kinematics Between Professional and Little League Throwers Bartz RL, Sabick M, Decker M, Torrey MR, Schlegal TF, Hawkins RJ Transactions of the 2003 American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine

The Loading Mode Affects the Strength of Interference Screw Fixation of Hamstring Grafts Bartz RL, Sander MS, Conditt MA, Noble PC, Ilahi OA Transactions of the 2003 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

Soft Tissue Interference Screw Fixation: Effect of incremental cyclic Loading Versus Cyclic Loading Versus Simple Pullout Noble PC, Bartz RL, Ilahi OA, Sander M, Conditt M, Alexander J Transactions of the 48th Orthopaedic Research Society, 2002

Effect of Notchplasty Size on Tibio-Femoral Contact Area Conditt M, Bartz RL, Alexander J, Ismaily S, Lionberger D, Merves M Transactions of the 2002 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Effect of Notchplasty Size on Tibio-femoral Contact Area Conditt M, Ismaily S, Merves M, Alexander J, Bartz RL, Lionberger D Transactions of the 2002 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Topographical Matching of Donor and Recipient Sites in osteochondral Transplantation Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Linter D, Bocell J, Transactions of the 2002 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Effect of Head Size on Safety Margin of the Artificial Hip Joint Bartz RL, Noble PC, Sahni I, Paravic V, Kadakia NR Transactions of the 46th Orthopaedic Research Society, 2000

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites: Effect of Graft Size and Donor Site Selection Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Lintner D, Bocell J Transactions of the 46th Orthopaedic Research Society, 2000

The Mechanism of Dislocation in Total Hip Replacement Varies with Head Size and Component Position Sahni I, Noble PC, Bartz RL, Alexander J, Paravic V, Kadakia N, Transactions of the 2000 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman M, Lintner D, Bocell J, Transactions of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society

Topographical Matching of Selected Osteochondral Transplant Donor and Recipient Sites: Effect of Graft Size and Donor Site Selection Bartz RL, Kamaric E, Noble PC, Patel J, Wasserman Lintner D, Bocell J Transactions of the 1999 American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Posterior Olecranonectomy as Treatment for Elbow Impingement in Professional baseball Pitchers Bartz RL, Bryan WJ Transactions of the 1999 American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Transactions of the 1999 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Early Loosening of the Tibial Component of the Insall-Burstein II Knee Prosthesis Bartz RL, Noble PC, Tullos HS Transactions of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society

Should Acetabular Cups be Implanted in a Fixed Degree of Anteversion? Sahni I, Noble PC, Bartz RL, Kadakia NR, Alexander JW, Paravic C Transactions of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society

Biomechanical Mechanisms for Posterior Hip Dislocation in THR Sahni I, Noble PC, Bartz RL, Kadakia NR, Alexander JW, Paravic V, Transactions of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society

Thoracoscopic Resection of A Bronchogenic Mediastinal Cyst Reardon P, Bartz RL, Reardon M Surgical Endoscopy, Volume 10(2) Feb 1996, p256

Editorials in Peer Reviewed Journals:

A True Hero Bartz, RL Orthopedics, 2006

Multi-media

Arthroscopic Resection of Localized Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis Bocell JR, Bartz RL Orthopaedic Short Stories, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Web Page

Acromioclavicular Joint Injury Bryan WJ, Bartz RL, Josey R E-medicine Web Page www.emedicine.com/sports/topic3.htm

Book Chapters Soft Tissue Injury About the Knee McCarty E, Bartz RL, Spindler K Orthopedic Knowledge Update 8

Ongoing Research: Incidence of Rotator Cuff Tears with an Isolated Fracture of the Greater Tuberosity: The Diagnostic Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Schlegal TF, Bartz RL Manuscript complete and submitted for publication

Comparison of Shoulder and Elbow Kinematics between Professional and Little League Throwers Bartz RL, Sabick M, Decker M, Torrey MR, Schlegal TF, Hawkins RJ Manuscript under preparation (Expected Submission Jan 2008)

Shape Memory Polymer Fixation Devices for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Bartz RL, Gall K, Yakacki C

Research Grants:

A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Different Methods of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Soft Tissue Graft Tibial Fixation: Resistance to Monotonic and Cyclic Loading Bartz RL, Mossoni K, Tyber J, Tokish J, Gall K, Degrazia J Arthrotek: $10,000.00

SBIR Phase 1: Shape Memory Polymer Based Orthopedic Fixation Devices Agency: NSF Amount: $100,000.00 Award Number: 0635620 Award Date: November 26, 2006

SBIR Phase 1(b): Shape Memory Polymer Based Orthopedic Fixation Devices Agency: NSF Amount: $50,000.00 Award Number: 0635620 Award Date: May 22, 2007

SBIR Phase 1: Expandable Shape Memory Polymers for Suture Anchors Agency: NIH Amount: $97,575.00 Under Review

STTR Phase 1: Development of NiTinol Base Orthopedic Fixation Devices Agency: NIH Grant Number PHS-2005-02 Under Review

Community activities

Board Member: Gary Barnett Foundation

Contact Information

Elite Sports Medicine at Waco Bone and Joint Clinic 7125 New Sanger Road Suite B Waco, TX USA 76712 View map Phone (254) 754-0375 Fax (254) 754-2667

Other staff in my practice

Dr. Robert Wolf
Dr. Jonathan Wash

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