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English

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

October 2016

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

​​​​​Professional Back​​ground

Dr. Cahill received her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin, graduating at the top of her class. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and earned scholarship distinction from the medical college for being a "complete physician." She then completed five years of Orthopedic Surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine before completing subspecialty training in adult hip and knee replacement and hip preservation. Her fellowships include the renowned Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston and a Fellowship in Hip Preservation completed at Inselspital Hospital in Bern, Switzerland.
 
Dr. Cahill is trained in nonoperative and operative musculoskeletal care and specializes in hip and knee surgery. She is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) where she is an Assistant Professor, Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery. She also participates in ongoing research at BCM.
 
Dr. Cahill is a passionate local and international volunteer who participates in yearly mission trips to Guatemala through the Faith in Practice charity organization. She takes interest in mentoring within her profession volunteering with the Perry Initiative to encourage young women to enter the field of orthopedic surgery.​

Dr. Cahill and her associates at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital were able to dramatically lower their patients’ complication and infection rates for total hip and knee replacement using a program of rigorous screening and corrections of risk factors prior to surgery​.

Professional Associati​ons

Dr. Cahill is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and Ruth Jackson Society.

Hobbies and Inte​​re​sts

Dr. Cahill enjoys playing volleyball, reading and spending time with her children.

Fun Fa​cts

The best advice Dr. Cahill ever received was, “There are givers and takers in the world.  Be a giver.”
 
Her favorite book is, “The Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follett.

​I believe in treating patients like family, helping them choose the best treatment for their lifestyle and needs and treating them with the best of my abilities every day.

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Awards & Recognitions

 

  • ​​Hugh Tullos Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine
  • J.H. and W.J. Houghton Award, Wisconsin State Medical Society

Publications

  • Peer Reviewed Publications – Published
    • Cahill, C.; Schwarzkopf, R.; Sinha, S.; Scott, R.D. Simultaneous Bilateral Knee Replacement in Octogenarians: Is it Safe and Effective? Journal of Arthroplasty.  5/2014.  Vol.29(5):998-1000.  New England Baptist Hospital.  Boston, MA. PMID: 24321479
  • Peer Reviewed Publications – Accepted
    • Cahill, C.; Radcliff, K.; Haq, T.; Reitman, C. Enhancing evaluation of cervical spine trauma: Normal CT findings for the subaxial cervical spine. International Journal of Spine Surgery.  Baylor College of Medicine.  Houston, TX.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications - Submitted
    • ​V. Lokesh Battula, P Le, J. Sun, T. McQueen, V. Ruvolo, Keith A. Michel, X. Ling, R. Jacamo,  E. Shpall, Z. Wang, Gheath Al-Altrash, M. Konopleva, R. Eric Davis, M. Harrington, C. Palisch, C. Bueso-Ramos, M. Andreeff.  Acute myeloid leukemia cells induce osteogenic differentiation in mesenchymal stem cells through BMP-CTGF mediated signaling. Submitted to Nature Medicine.  MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Houston, TX.
    • Nussenbaum, Brian; Rodriguez-Quintana, David; Fish, Sara; Cahill, Catherine. Implementation of Screening Criteria Reduces Complications and Infection after Total Knee Arthroplasty and Total Hip Arthroplasty. Submitted to Journal of Arthroplasty.