Henry Bone Ellis, Jr. M.D., received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. He completed both his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. There, he received the W. Brandon Carrell Distinguished Physician Award and was elected Chief Resident. He completed fellowships in pediatric orthopedics at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto and sports medicine at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. He is an active clinical and research participant in the Hip and Sports Medicine Centers for Excellence at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas and is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern. Among many research projects he leads in pediatric sports medicine, he has developed and successfully achieved funding for a large multi-center pediatric arthroscopy complications registry call SCORE. Dr. Ellis has also worked with several local high schools, the US Ski and Snowboard Association, Dallas Stars, Mavericks Hoops Program, and takes 14 adolescent amputees skiing each year.  He is a member of the 2018-2019 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon Leadership Fellows Program.  He has been involved with PRISM since its first meeting and is an active participant on several committees.


Undergraduate School
Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin (2000)
Medical School
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (2005)
UT Southwestern Medical School (2006), General Surgery
Orthopedic Registrar
Auckland City Hospital (2009), Trauma & Sports Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical School (2010), Orthopedic Surgery
Steadman Philippon Research Institute and the Steadman Clinic (2011), Sports Medicine
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (2012), Pediatric Orthopaedics

Research Interest

  • ACL Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature
  • Knee and Hip Arthroscopy
  • Pediatric Fracture Care
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine