Dr. Vivek Kushwaha MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Vivek Kushwaha is an orthopedic surgeon in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital and Kingwood Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 14 doctors at CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital and one of 12 at Kingwood Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1991 - 1996
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Class of 1991
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
TX State Medical License
Active through 2012
Publications & Presentations
Extremity fractures in the patient with a traumatic brain injury.
Kushwaha, V. P., Garland, D. G.
Voluntary scapulothoracic subluxation: a case report.
Kushwaha, V. P., Shapiro, M. S.
Thoracolumbar burst fractures treated with posterior decompression and pedicle screw instrumentation supplemented with balloon-assisted vertebroplasty and calcium phosphate reconstruction. Surgical technique.
Marco, R. A., Meyer, B. C., Kushwaha, V. P.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS New Mexico PPO
- BCBS Texas BlueChoice
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Lovelace Health Plan PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Presbyterian Commercial
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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1315 St Joseph Pkwy
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 650-6900