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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 School (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

Poor Outcomes of Pediatric Acute Compartment Syndrome in the Setting of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Multicenter Case Series.
Peek K, Schmale G, Lindberg A, Ho C, Miller M, Steinman S, J Pediatr Orthop 2022 Aug 42 7 382-386
Congenital Disorders of the Pediatric Thumb.
Nguyen JL, Ho CA, JBJS Rev 2022 03 10 3
The Efficacy of Nonsurgical and Surgical Interventions in the Treatment of Pediatric Wrist Ganglion Cysts.
Shanks C, Schaeffer T, Falk DP, Nunziato C, Hogarth DA, Bauer AS, Shah AS, Gottschalk H, Abzug JM, Ho CA, J Hand Surg Am 2022 Feb
Radius Shaft Fractures-What Alignment is Acceptable at What Age? Plates or Flexible Nails?
Ho CA, J Pediatr Orthop 2021 Jul 41 Suppl 1 S14-S19
Pediatric Radial Neck Fractures: Which Ones Can Be Successfully Closed Reduced in the Emergency Department?
Kong J, Lewallen L, Elliott M, Jo C, McIntosh AL, Ho CA, J Pediatr Orthop 2021 Jan 41 1 17-22

Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas
    D Magazine (2018-2019)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas
    D Magazine (2010-2016)
  • Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award
    Excellence in Teaching and Leadership (2005)
  • Emerging Leader Program
    American Orthopaedic Association (2004)
  • Order of Omega
    Academic and Leadership Honor Society, MIT (1994-1996)
  • Pi Tau Sigma
    Mechanical Engineering Honor Socity, MIT (1994-1996)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2011)
  • American Association for Hand Surgery (2014)
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Association (2018)
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader (2005-2018)
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (2012)
  • Pediatric Hand Study Group (2011)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (2011)
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association