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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

November 1 2012

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HOUSTON – (November 1, 2012)

John Seaberg, MD, Joins Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook

Specializing in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Seaberg adds to the Sports Health Team and Scope of Services Now Available at the Methodist Willowbrook Facility

Located on the Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus, Dr. John Seaberg joins the group of orthopedic and sports medicine specialists working alongside primary care sports medicine physicians at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook.

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Board certified in orthopaedic surgery with subspecialty training in orthopedic sports medicine, Dr. Seaberg joins an elite group of orthopedic and sports medicine specialists who serve as team doctors to high school, college and professional sports teams and clubs throughout Texas.

He is Fellowship trained in arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder and knee surgery and has additional expertise in operative and non-operative fracture care and sports injuries.

"We are pleased to have a physician of Dr. Seaberg´s caliber join this incredible group of physicians. Their level of expertise and the scope of services available at this advanced orthopedic and rehabilitation facility are unlike anything currently available in northwest Houston,´ said Beryl Ramsey, Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and Senior Vice President of The Methodist Hospital System.

"Dr. Seaberg´s sports medicine training compliments our existing talent and allows us to accommodate the growing needs of athletes at every age and skill level as well as the active individuals throughout our community," added Ramsey.

Head Team Physician for Prairie View A&M University, Dr. Seaberg obtained his subspecialty training in orthopedic sports medicine at the renowned American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma Medical School and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas - Houston.

He remains involved in research projects focusing on anatomical shoulder ligament reconstruction, ACL injuries and surgical outcomes for tibia fractures. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Association.

For more information on Dr. Seaberg and the comprehensive scope of services available at Houston Methodist at Willowbrook, visit www.methodistwillowbrookortho.com. Or, call to schedule a consult at 281.737.0999.

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About Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of The Methodist Hospital System. The facility opened on December 18, 2000. The campus has expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the community.

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has received its chest pain and stroke accreditations, performs complex surgeries such as neurosurgery and open heart, and focuses on women and children in its new Women´s & Children´s Pavilion. Utilizing the latest research and state-of-the-art technology, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook has become the leader in orthopedic care in northwest Houston.

For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Methodist Willowbrook campus, please visit www.methodistwillowbrook.com. For a physician referral, call (281) 737-2500.