At Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, we take pride in providing expert treatment for all of our patients. We also know that each child is different, which is why our unique, multidisciplinary approach to the way we treat our patients is genuinely and specifically tailored to the needs of each child and family.
We also take pride in our staff, as they know that the gentlest of patients are children. Being one of the leading pediatric orthopedic centers, we make sure that all staff members are top-notch, outstanding leaders in the medical industry. With that, it is our deepest honor that we announce and introduce to you our newest Assistant Chiefs of Staff.
Lori A. Karol, M.D
Receiving both undergraduate and medical degrees from The University of Michigan, Dr. Karol’s background lies in general and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Karol also completed the Harrington Fellowship of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis here at TSRHC. Dr. Karol is also a professor of orthopedic surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, as well as being a current member on many different medical boards. One of Dr. Karol’s many accomplishments includes being awarded the Heune award for outstanding research by the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.
Currently, Dr. Karol is the medical director of performance improvement and the movement science lab at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and president-elect of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.
Karl E. Rathjen, M.D.
Dr. Rathjen joins us with a background in orthopedic study specializing in pediatrics. Graduating with honors from The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Rathjen received his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Rathjen’s background also includes being a professor in orthopedic surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Division Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Services, Children’s Health Dallas as well as being a member on several different professional medical boards.
Currently, Dr. Rathjen serves as a staff orthopedist and President of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Foundation.
Philip L. Wilson, M.D.
Dr. Wilson joins this team with a background in Sports Medicine and orthopedic surgery. Graduating from Baylor University, Dr. Wilson then went on to receive his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School with fellowships specializing in pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine. Board certified, Dr. Wilson is also professionally affiliated with several different medical boards.
Currently, Dr. Wilson is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Sports Medicine Center in Plano.
United They Will Be
Through different backgrounds, history, and specialties, our newest Assistant Chiefs of Staff will come together to form a strong team. Just like TSRHC is dedicated to the health and happiness of children guided by specific core values, our new Assistant Chiefs of Staff will strive for that and even more.