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Allen Deutsch, M.D., Houston Orthopedic Surgery

Allen Deutsch, MD

Orthopedic Surgery; Orthopedics

Language(s) Spoken
English; Hebrew

Joined Kelsey-Seybold
August 21, 2000

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1994

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"I treat my patients with great care and try to give them a thorough understanding of both their orthopedic condition and the various treatment options available to them. With this understanding, a patient can help formulate the therapeutic program that will improve his or her condition."
Professional Background
Dr. Deutsch earned his graduate degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, and completed his internship and residency programs at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He also completed a fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 

Professional Associations

Dr. Deutsch is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Texas Orthopaedic Association and Harris County Medical Society.

Hobbies and Special Interests
Dr. Deutsch and his wife have two children. Dr. Deutsch, a Brooklyn native, enjoys softball, tennis, golf and sculpting in his spare time. In addition to his medical education, he studied Hebrew.

Clinical Interests
​Shoulder Surgery, Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Case Western Reserve University, General Surgery, 1995 Case Western Reserve University, Orthopedic Surgery​

Other Hospital Affiliations
Methodist; Texas Children's Hospital; KS Ambulatory Surgery Center

Academic Appointments
Clinical Assistant Professor; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Deutsch continues to be actively involved in research projects to develop innovative techniques to repair the rotator cuff. Dr. Deutsch has had his research studies accepted for presentation at national and international conferences in 2010 and 2011. He has presented his work at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Amercian Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America meetings.
  • Vitoroff, B.N.; Deutsch, Allen; Protomastro, P.; Barber, J.E.; and Davy, D.T. The Effect Of Radiofrequency Thermal Capsulorrhaphy on Glenohumeral Translation, Rotation, and VolumeJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 13(2): 138-145, 2004.
  • Deutsch, Allen; Barber, E.; Davy, D.; and Victoroff, B.N. Anterior Capsular Shift: A Biomechanical Comparison of Glenoid- Vs. Humeral-Based Shift Strategies. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 10(4):340-352, 2001.
  • Deutsch, Allen; and Iannotti, J.P. Pitfalls in Humeral Stem Insertion and Humeral Head Sizing in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Tech Shoulder Elbow Surg. Jan-Feb, 2001.
  • Deutsch, Allen; Wyzykowski, R.J.; and Victoroff, B.N. Evaluation of the Anatomy of the Common Peroneal Nerve: Defining Nerve-At-Risk in Arthroscopic Lateral Meniscus Repair. Am J Sports Med 27(1): 10-15, 1999.
  • Deutsch, Allen; Altchek, D.W.; Veltri, D.M.; Potter, H.G.; and Warren, R.F. Traumatic Tears of the Subscapularis Tendon. Clinical Diagnosis, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings, and Operative Treatment. Am J Sports Med 25(1): 13-22, 1997. Runner up for Hughston Award from Am J Sports Med.
  • Paletta, G.A.; Warner, J.J.P.; Warren, R.F.; Deutsch, Allen; and Altchek, D.W. Shoulder Kinematics with Two-Plane X-Ray Evaluation in Patients with Anterior Instability or Rotator Cuff Tearing. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 6(6): 516-527, 1997.
  • Deutsch, Allen; Altchek, D.W.; Schwartz, E.; Otis, J.C.; and Warren, R.F. Radiologic Measurement of Superior Migration of the Humeral Head in the Impingement Syndrome. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 5(3): 186-193, 1996.
  • Victoroff, B.N.; Marcus, R.E.; and Deutsch, Allen. Arthroscopic Bone Peg Fixation in the Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans in the Knee. Arthroscopy 12(4): 506-509, 1996.
  • Deutsch, Allen; Veltri, D.M.; Altchek, D.W.; Potter, H.G.; Warren, R.F.; and Wickiewicz, T.L. Symptomatic Intra-Articular Ganglia of the Cruciate Ligaments of the Knee. Arthroscopy 10(2): 219-223, 1994.
  • Laurencin, C.T.; Deutsch, Allen; O’Brien, S.J.; and Altchek, D.W. The Superoleteral Portal for Arthroscopy of the Shoulder. Arthroscopy 10(3): 255-258, 1994.
  • Haramati, N.; and Deutsch, Allen. Proximal Wrist Imaging. Clin Imaging 18(1): 79-84, 1994.
  • Deutsch, Allen; and Haramati, N. Injuries of the Carpus. The Einstein Quart J Biol Med 11(2): 66-72, 1993.

Main Campus
2727 West Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77025
Telephone: 713-442-0000
Fax: 713-442-0420

Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center
15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77014
Telephone: 713-442-1700

Ambulatory Surgery Center at Main Campus
2727 West Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77025
Telephone: 713-442-0000

Pasadena Clinic
5001 E. Sam Houston Parkway S.
Pasadena, Texas 77505
Telephone: 713-442-7100

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