Dr. Kenneth R First MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Kenneth First is an orthopedic surgeon in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Methodist St. Catherine Hospital and Houston Methodist St. John Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Houston Methodist St. Catherine Hospital and one of 19 at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1985

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1985–1988

Union Memorial Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1990–1990

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Editorial on "The illicit use of hormones for enhancement of athletic performance: a major threat to the integrity of organized athletic competition".
First, K.R.

Seventh grade school shots.
First, K.

Where are the guns?
First, K.

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