Christopher D. Souder, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Director, Neuromuscular Team

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma, Limb Deformities, Musculoskeletal Infections, Pediatric Foot Problems, Clubfoot, Hip Dysplasia & Impingement, Pediatric Hand Conditions, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular, Pediatric Spine Surgery

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    August 26, 2013

  • Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, MD, 2007
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, BBA, 2003

  • Specialty Training
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics & Scoliosis Fellowship, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA, 2013
  • Orthopaedic Residency, Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, 2012

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Orthopedics

    Publications and Research
  • Pennock, Andy., and Christopher D. Souder. "Femoroacetabular impingement." MINERVA ORTOPEDICA E TRAUMATOLOGICA 64.6 (2013): 547-559.
  • Souder, Christopher D. MD; Bomar, James D. MPH; Wenger, Dennis R. MD. “The Role of Capital Realignment Versus In Situ Stabilization for the Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis.” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
  • Souder, Christopher D., et al. "The Distal Humerus Axial View: Assessment of Displacement in Medial Epicondyle Fractures." Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
  • Souder CD, Brennan ML, Brennan KL, Song J, Williams J, Chaput C. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Am. “The rate of contralateral proximal femoral fracture following closed reduction and percutaneous pinning compared with arthroplasty for the treatment of femoral neck fractures. 2012 Mar 7;94(5):418-25. PMID: 22398735
  • Souder, Christopher D., Joanna H. Roocroft, and Eric W. Edmonds. "Significance of the Lateral Humeral Line for Evaluating Radiocapitellar Alignment in Children." Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 37.3 (2017): e150-e155.
  • Souder, CD; Vaughan, CT. "The Treatment of Distal Tibial Physeal Fractures with Below Knee Immobilization." POSNA 2017. Barcelona, Spain
  • Souder, Christopher, et al. "Factors in Surgical Decision Making for Thoracolumbar/Lumbar AIS: It's About More Than Just the Curve Magnitude." Journal of pediatric orthopedics (2016).

  • Awards and Honors
  • Hanes H. Brindley, Jr., M.D. Annual Orthopaedic Residency Educator Award, 2016

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

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