Dr. David Richard Schmidt MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. David Schmidt is an orthopedic surgeon in San Antonio, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Christus Santa Rosa Health Care and Houston Orthopedic and Spine Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Christus Santa Rosa Health Care and one of 17 at Houston Orthopedic and Spine Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Christus Santa Rosa Health Care

Houston Orthopedic and Spine Hospital

Methodist Hospital

Nix Health Care System

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1980–1985

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Monocyte inflammatory and matrix remodeling response modulated by grafted ECM-derived ligand concentration.
Chung, A. S., Waldeck, H., Schmidt, D. R., Kao, W. J.

Monocyte activation in response to polyethylene glycol hydrogels grafted with RGD and PHSRN separated by interpositional spacers of various lengths.
Schmidt, D. R., Kao, W. J.

The interrelated role of fibronectin and interleukin-1 in biomaterial-modulated macrophage function.
Schmidt, D. R., Kao, W. J.


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