Dr. Paul Shupe, MD

Dr. Paul Shupe, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Paul Shupe, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

929B Gessner Rd Ste 100

Houston, TX 77024

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 35% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 11% of peers
more than 8% of peers

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Dr. Shupe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shupe "Dr. Paul Shupe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Shupe specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. His expertise includes the latest and most advanced techniques for minimally invasive surgery and reconstructive treatments, as well as nonsurgical management and rehabilitation. Dr. Shupe earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He completed medical school at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, graduating with distinction. After completing an internship in general surgery at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Shupe served as a Naval Flight Surgeon in Beaufort, SC caring for the Marines and Sailors of VMFA-312 and MAG-31. Dr. Shupe then completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Upon completion of training, he went on to serve as a staff orthopaedic surgeon at US Naval Hospital Yokosuka Japan and Naval Hospital Jacksonville FL. He next completed an additional fellowship year of specialty training in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he was chosen as the Administrative Fellow. Dr. Shupe is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS). He has extensive hands-on experience in sports medicine treating high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational athletes. He has worked with the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, and the athletic teams at the University of Houston. Dr. Shupe is the team for George Ranch High School in Richmond, TX and participates in the care of athletes at other local high schools."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shupe "I believe in a patient-physician relationship that allows collaboration in determining the best treatment course to return the patient to pre-injury condition and participation."

9  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger

14  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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