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Ashoke K. Sathy, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in trauma surgery to treat periarticular fractures, fragility fractures, and poly-traumatized patients.

Dr. Sathy earned his medical degree, graduating top of his class, at UT Southwestern Medical School, where he also completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery. He then received advanced training in orthopaedic trauma through a fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He conducts research on trauma surgery outcomes and postsurgical pain management, and he has published many articles on treatment of femur and pelvic fractures.

Dr. Sathy is a member of several professional organizations, including AOTrauma North America, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the American Medical Association.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2003)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008), Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (2009), Orthopaedic Trauma

Research Interest

  • A prospective Randomized Investigation of Syndesmosis Injury Fixation
  • Improving Pain Management and Long Term Outcomes Following High Energy Orthopaedic Trauma (PAIN Studey)
  • Local Antibiotic Therapy to Reduce Infection after Operative Treatment of Fractures at High Risk of Infection
  • Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC I); FIXIT, pTOG and STREAM clinical research studies
  • Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC II); PAIN clinical research study
  • Streamlining Trauma Research Evaluation with Advanced Measurement (STREAM)


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Improved Survival after Pelvic Fracture: 13 Year Experience at a Single Trauma Center Using a Multi-disciplinary Institutional Protocol
Black, Sheena; Sathy, Ashoke; ChanHee, Jo; Wiley, Marcel; Minei, Joseph; Starr, Adam J Othop T 2016 30(1) 2016;30(1) 22-28
Use of Interent Anteversion of an Intramedullary Nail to Avoid Malrotation in Femur Fractures
Espinoza C, Sathy AK, Moore DS, Starr AJ, Reinert CM J Orthop Trauma 2014 28 2014; 28 34-38

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Teacher Award
    Presented by UT Southwestern medical school class of 2015-16

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2013)
  • AO Trauma North America member (2013)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2012)
  • Texas Medical Association (2012)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2010-2013)
  • AO North America Orthopaedic Faculty (2010)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (2010)
  • American Medical Association (2009-2017)