Steven E. Flores, M.D. Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship Trained & CAQ Certified Sports Medicine
Dr. Flores is board certified and fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy with an additional certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He has fifteen years of practice experience in the Houston area where he completed his orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in 2007. Dr. Flores serves on the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and is the Program Director of the Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship. He served as the head orthopedic team physician for the NBA’s Houston Rockets for ten years and has been a member of the Houston Texan’s medical staff since 2009. In addition to his team coverage he spends the majority of his practice caring for local athletes and adult patients of all backgrounds. He specializes in both sporting and non-sporting knee, shoulder and elbow injuries in patients ranging from teenagers to adults.
Dr. Flores completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University while on scholarship, graduating summa cum laude. He was awarded a scholarship to Baylor College of Medicine where he completed his medical degree and graduated with honors and election into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. He completed an internship and residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in orthopedic surgery, working with the physicians caring for the professional sports teams in the area. He returned to Houston to complete fellowship training in sports medicine at the Baylor Sports Medicine Institute serving as an assistant to the team physicians for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, University of Houston athletics and various area high schools.
Dr. Flores has been involved in various projects concerning knee and shoulder injuries, with publications and presentations at the local and national level and is involved in teaching surgeons the latest techniques. He believes in appropriate non-operative and operative treatment, emphasizing the importance of rehabilitation in both instances.
- Professional Organizations
- Program Director, Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship
- Assistant Professor, Sports Medicine
- Department of Orthopedic Surgery
- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
- Memorial Hermann Surgical Center TMC
- Memorial Hermann Hospital--TMC
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
- NBA Physicians Association
- NFL Physicians Society
Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Memorial Hermann Orthopedic and Spine Hospital
5420 West Loop South,
Houston TX, 77401