Dr. Ho received her M.D. degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and she did her internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. She then completed fellowships at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatric Hand Surgery. She is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Association. She received recognition from the American Orthopaedic Association as an Emerging Leader in 2004. She is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center and is on staff at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX and Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2000)
LAC-USC Medical Center (2001), Orthopedic Surgery
LAC-USC Medical Center (2005), Orthopedic Surgery
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (2007), Pediatric Orthopaedics

Research Interest

  • Congenital/Developmental Upper Extremity Deformities
  • Pediatric Hand Injuries
  • Pediatric Traumatic Injuries


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The Utility of Knee Releases in Arthrogryposis
Ho, C.A., and Karol, L.A. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics April 2008 28 (3) 307-313
Management of Infection After Instrumented Posterior Spine Fusion in Pediatric Scoliosis
Ho, C.A., Skaggs, D.L., Weiss, J.M., Tolo, V.T. Spine November 2007 32 (24) 2739-2744
Risk Factors for the Development of Delayed Infection Following Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients
Ho, C.A., Richards, B.S. Spine September 2007 32 (20) 2272-2277
Long Term Follow-up of Progressive Macrodystrophia Lipomatosa
Ho, C.A., Herring, J.A., Ezaki, M Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - A May 2007 89A (5) 1097-1102
Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nails in Pediatric Femur Fractures
Ho, C.A., Skaggs, D.L., Tang, C.A.W., Kay, R.M. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics June 2006 26 (4) 497-504

Honors & Awards

  • Emerging Leader Program
    American Orthopaedic Association (2004)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Texas Medical Association