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Deepak Chona, MD, is an orthopedist at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. He joined the Clear Lake Clinic in September 2023. Dr. Chona obtained his Doctor of Medicine from University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in 2017. In 2022, he then completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford University. Shortly after, Dr. Chona completed a fellowship in Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Sports Surgery at Harvard & Boston Children's Hospital.

Dr. Chona specializes in orthopedic surgery and treats pediatric and adult patients with orthopedic conditions, including non-arthritic injuries to the knee, shoulder, and hip, ACL and/or other ligament tears, meniscus tears, cartilage injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, shoulder instability/labrum tears, rotator cuff tears, hip impingement and labrum tears.

Joined Kelsey-Seybold: September 2023

Awards & Publications


  • Chona et al. Clinical and Biomechanical outcomes of Suture Button Fixation for Ligamentous Lisfranc Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Orthopedic J Sports Med. 2023.
  • Forrester et al. Pectoralis Major Tendon Rupture While Bouldering. Wilderness Environ Md. 2023.
  • LaPrade et al. Revision Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in Major League Baseball Pitchers: Effects of Fastball Velocity and Usage. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2022.
  • LaPrade et al. Return-to-play and performance after operative treatment of Achilles tendon rupture in elite male athletes: a scoping review. Br J Sports Med. 2022.
  • Chona et al. Hip Dislocation and Subluxation in Athletes: A Systematic Review. Am J Sports Med. 2021.
  • Chona et al. Time versus Criteria-Based Return to Sport Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Synopsis of the 2020 ISAKOS Symposium. J ISAKOS. 2021.
  • Chona et al. Biologic Augmentation in the Operative Treatment of Osteochondral Defects of the Knee: A Systematic Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021.
  • Chona et al. Definitions of Return to Sport after Hip Arthroscopy: Are we speaking the same language and are we measuring the right outcome? Orthop J Sports Med. 2020.
  • Bala et al. Timing of Lumbar Spinal Fusion Affects Total Hip Arthroplasty Outcomes. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2019.
  • Knoll et al. A Predictive Model for Increased Hospital Length of Stay Following Geriatric Hip Fracture. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019.
  • Amanatullah et al. Financial Distress and Discussing the Cost of Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2018.
  • Chona et al. Effect of Computer Navigation on Complication Rates Following Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2018.
  • Chona et al. The Timing of Re-tears after Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017.
  • Chona et al. Predicting the Post-operative Length of Stay for the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient. Int Orthop. 2017.

Hobbies & Interests

Dr. Chona’s hobbies and interests include soccer, basketball, football, sports science, biomechanics, hip-hop music, and watching the Houston Texans.

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania, 2017


  • Residency: Stanford University, 2022; Fellowship: Harvard-Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric & Adult Sports Surgery, 2023

Dr. Chona is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society.


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