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John G. Birch, M.D.

Assistant Chief of Staff Emeritus

Office

(214) 559-7557 or

(800) 421-1121, ext. 7557

Nurse Coordinator

(214) 559-7516 or

(800) 421-1121, ext. 7516

Biographical Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. John Birch is assistant chief of staff emeritus at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. 

Academic Affiliation:
• The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor

Affiliations:
• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
• Children’s Health Dallas 

Education:
• University of Windsor Windsor, Ontario, Canada
• University of Western Ontario London, Ontario, Canada

Internship:
• Ottawa Civic Hospital Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Residencies:
• University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• University of Florida

Fellowships:
• Newington Children’s Hospital Newington, Connecticut
• Alfred I. DuPont Institute Wilmington, Delaware
• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Harrington Fellowship of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis
• University of Ottawa – Sports Medicine Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Honors and Awards:
• American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oral Examinations, examiner
• Vernon T. Tolo Clinical Paper Award, Pediatric Society of North America, 2009
• Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding contributions of Orthopaedic Surgery, AAOS, 2012
• Best Clinical Scientific Paper Award, POSNA, 2010

Board Certification:
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, fellow, 1980
• American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1987, Recertified, 1994 and 2008

Professional Associations/Affiliations: • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, fellow • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society ASAMI-NA president (2003) and ongoing member • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America board of directors, 2005–2007 • Dallas County Medical Society • Texas Medical Association • American Medical Association • Texas Orthopaedic Association • Associazione per lo Studio e Applicazione del Methodo di Ilizarov-Italia (ASAMI), ongoing member • Association for the Study and Application of the Method of Ilizarov International and External Fixation (ASAMI), vice president (2004-2006) and ongoing member • American Academy of Pediatrics Orthopaedic Section • Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, contributing author • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, reviewer • Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, reviewer • Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, reviewer • The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Associate Editor, 2012-Present • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, fellow • The Canadian Orthopaedic Association • International Pediatric Orthopaedic Society Advisory Board, 2012 • The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012-present

View a list of Dr. Birch's recent publications