About Dr. Hildreth
Meet Dr. Hildreth
Curriculum Vitae:
Undergraduate Education
Postgraduat Education
Professional Experience
Current Academic Appointments
Past Academic Appointments
Licensure
Board Certification
Professional Committee Activities
Professional Memberships

Curriculum Vitae

Name: David Howard Hildreth, M.D.
Address: 6560 Fannin, Suite 400 Houston, Texas 77030
Date of Birth: March 4, 1950 Fort Worth, Texas

Undergraduate
Education
David Lipscomb College
Nashville, Tennessee
B.S. Degree
1974

The University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences
Memphis, Tennessee
Degree: M.D.
1977
Postgraduate
Education
Rotating Medicine Internship
City of Memphis Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee
1 - 6/78

Straight Surgical Internship
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
1978 - 1979

Orthopedic Residency
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
1979 - 1981

Chief Resident, Orthopedics
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
1981 - 1982

Christine Kleinert Fellow in Hand Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, Kentucky
1982 - 1983

Amelia Brown Fellow in Reconstructive Microsurgery
Microsurgery Unit
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
1984

Masters of Business Administration
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Houston, Texas
1999
Professional
Experience
The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization
Orthopedic Department
6560 Fannin, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77030
2005 - Present

Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
6550 Fannin, Suite 2525
Houston, Texas 77030
2001 - 2005

Institute for Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders
Hopestar Orthopedic Group
6550 Fannin, Suite 2525
Houston, Texas 77030
1995 - 2001

The Texas Hand Center, Inc.
Solo practitioner
1200 Binz
Houston, Texas 77004
1989 - 1995

University of Texas Health Science Center
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Academic Practice
6431 Fannin
Houston, Texas 77225
1984 - 1989
Current Academic
Appointments
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
The Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell University
Houston, Texas
2007 - Present

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
2001 - Present
Past Academic
Appointments
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
1998 - 2001

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
1995 - 1998

Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Houston, Texas
1989 - 2000

Visiting Professor of Hand and Microsurgery
University Hospital and Medical School Ste. Antoine
Paris, France
1988 - 1989

Assistant Professor
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Surgery/Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Houston, Texas
1984 - 1989
Licensure Texas, G7230
Board Certification American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
July 26, 1986
Recertification: 2006
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
August 31, 1992
Recertification: 2006
Professional
Committee Activities/Hospital Teaching Programs
Co-Director
Hand, Microsurgery and Replantation Service
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Surgery/Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Houston, Texas
1986 - 1989

Chief, Hand Section
Park Plaza Hospital
Houston, Texas
1990 - 1996

Chief, Hand Section
Hand and Upper Extremity Institute
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
August 1998 - July 2000

Director, Hand Fellowship Program
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
August 1998 - July 2000
Professional
Memberships
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Fellow
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
Houston Orthopaedic Society
Texas Orthopaedic Association