Dr. Animesh Agarwal MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Animesh Agarwal is an orthopedic surgeon in San Antonio, Texas and is affiliated with University Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Agarwal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at University Health System who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Trauma

Clinical Interests: Orthopedic Trauma

Hospital Affiliation

University Health System
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992 - 1997

Grant Medical Center
Fellowship, Orthopedic Trauma, 1997 - 1998

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Class of 1992

University of Texas at San Antonio Center for Professional Excellence
Other Training, Business, 2000

Johns Hopkins University, G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering
Other Training, Biomedical Engineering, 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 14 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Howard Rosen Best Table Instructor Award, AO Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for residents, Charlotte, NC
2013

Selected by peer recognition to be included in the Best Doctors in America 2013-2014
2012

Named one of the Top Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery; additionally recognized as in the Top 1% of orthopaedic surgeons, US News & World Report
2012

Selected by peer recognition to be included in the Best Doctors in America 2012-2013
2011

6th LEAD Institute Participant: Was nominated and selected to be a part of the 6th LEAD Institute class, UTHSCSA
2011

Achievement Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2010

AAOS Achievement Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2010

America‘s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2009

America‘s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2010

America‘s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2012

Selected by peer recognition to be included in the Best Doctors in America 2010-2011
2009

San Antonio‘s Top Doctors Award, Scene in SA based upon Annual Survey of Doctors - Peer Recognition
2009

San Antonio‘s Top Doctors Award, Scene in SA based upon Annual Survey of Doctors - Peer Recognition
2010

Texas Super Doctors®: Selected by peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Texas., Nomination and research process conducted by Key Professional Media, Inc. and results published in Texas Monthly
2009

Texas Super Doctors®: Selected by peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Texas., Nomination and research process conducted by Key Professional Media, Inc. and results published in Texas Monthly
2010

Texas Super Doctors®: Selected by peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Texas., Nomination and research process conducted by Key Professional Media, Inc. and results published in Texas Monthly
2011

Texas Super Doctors®: Selected by peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Texas., Nomination and research process conducted by Key Professional Media, Inc. and results published in Texas Monthly
2012

Who‘s Who In America
2004

Recipient of Educational Grant for Certification Program, Business Foundations Course, UTSA - Center for Professional Excellence, Department of Surgery - UTHSCSA
2000

First Year In-Practice Orthopaedist Traveling Grant, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
1999

Edwin G. Bovill, MD Outstanding Scientific Paper Award - Co-Author of "A Prospective Comparison of Antegrade and Retrograde Femoral Intramedullary Nailing.", Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
1998

Physician‘s Recognition Award: Continuing Medical Education, American Medical Association
1998

Finalist - Young Investigator Award: "The Effects of Experimental Diabetes on fracture Healing and the Biomechanical Properties of Rat Bone and Articular Cartilage.", Orthopaedic Research Society
1998

1st Place Winner - Roy Davis Paper Competition: "The Effects of Diabetes on the Biomechanical Properties of Rat Bone, Articular Cartilage and Fracture Healing.", San Antonio Orthopaedic Society
1997

Alonzo J. Neufeld Award, Co-Author of "Strain Rate Sensitivity of Combined Knee Ligament Injuries: A Clinical Model", Western Orthopaedic Association
1997

AOA-Zimmer Travel Award Winner: Finalist in AOA-Zimmer Residents Research Award, "The Effects of Diabetes on the Biomechanical Properties of Rat Bone and Articular Cartilage"., American Orthopaedic Association
1997

Second Year Resident Best Paper, UTHSCSA - Department of Orthopaedics
1993

2nd Place Poster Presentation for medical students research award., National Student Research Forum
1992

Publications & Presentations

Osteosynthesis in Patients with Osteoporosis. (Invited Speaker)
2008 9 1

Damage Control in The Polytrauma Patient. (Invited Speaker)
2008 9 1

Femoral Neck Fractures: Controversies. (Invited Speaker)
2008 9 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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