Michael C. Cusick, M.D.
Michael C. Cusick, M.D. is an Orthopedic Surgeon with fellowship training in Shoulder & Elbow surgery serving the Houston area. Originally from Baton Rouge, Dr. Cusick started off his journey at the University of Texas at Austin, earning an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology/Immunology.
He then returned to Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for top ten percent academic achievement. Dr. Cusick’s dedication to his field led him to the prestigious Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN, where he completed his internship and residency, gaining extensive experience in general orthopedic surgery, trauma, and joint reconstruction.
At the completion of residency, Dr. Cusick went on to complete a Shoulder & Elbow surgery fellowship at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL with Drs. Mark Frankle and Mark Mighell. He performed a large volume of shoulder and elbow replacements, including many revision surgeries. Additionally, he provided orthopedic coverage for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as the New York Yankees spring training camp.
Transitioning to a pivotal role at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Cusick initially served as an assistant professor, engaging in impactful research and resident education. He then transitioned into private practice, collaborating with a renowned orthopedic group in Houston. Fondren Orthopedic Group is nationally recognized as one of the largest and most comprehensive associations of private orthopedic surgery practitioners within Houston and the surrounding areas. He currently serves as the fellowship director of the shoulder & elbow fellowship program. With multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals and his role as an editorial reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Dr. Cusick continues to contribute significantly to his field.
His areas of expertise encompass fractures/trauma, arthroscopy, and reconstruction, with a focus on total joint replacement for the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Cusick’s commitment to excellence and comprehensive approach make him a trusted and respected practitioner in his specialized field.