Michael L. Ramsey, M.D.

Originally from Dallas, TX, Dr. Michael Ramsey specializes in orthopedic spinal surgery at Arlington Orthopedic Associates. Dr. Ramsey graduated Medical School at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX in 1994, then began his internship and residency at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, TX. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency in 1999 and went on to complete his fellowship at South Texas Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgery Associates San Antonio.

Dr. Ramsey is primarily located in and around Arlington, TX, but he also travels to our AOA location in Odessa, TX. Dr. Ramsey has over 20 years of experience in diverse orthopedic spinal surgery.
Dr. Ramsey maintains an active lifestyle through cycling and weight lifting. When he is not working, he even spends his free time working out. His proudest moment was the birth of his three sons and his definition of the perfect day would be spent at the beach surfing.
Education & Practice History

Undergraduate:

  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
  • B.S., Cum Laude, 1988

Medical School:

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • M.D., 1994

Internship:

  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas
  • Surgical Internship, 7/94-7/95

Residency:

  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, 7/95-6/99
  • Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, 7/98-6/99
  • to include rounds at:
  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, Temple, TX
  • Ben Taub Trauma Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Harris County Hospital District, Houston, TX
  • Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Houston, TX

Fellowship:

  • South Texas Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgery Associates San Antonio, Texas
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, 1999-2000

Private Practice:

  • West Texas Spine
    6010 E. Hwy 191
    Suite 125
    Odessa, Texas 79762
    2000-8/2015

Current Practice:

  • Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A.
    800 Orthopedic Way
    Arlington, Texas
    8/2015 – Current

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Medical Center Hospital, Odessa, TX
  • Midland Memorial Hospital, Midland, TX
  • Texas Surgical Center, Midland, TX
Certifications
  • 1995 – Texas State Board of Medical Examiners – license
  • 2002 – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – board certified
  • 2007 – New Mexico Medical Board – license
Professional Associations
  • Ector County Medical Society
  • Midland County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
Papers & Paper Presentations

“The Functional Assessment of Acetabular Fracture Reconstruction by Gait Analysis”, Michael Ramsey M.D., Orthopaedic Trauma Association National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1993.

“CPT Coding for Residents”, Michael Ramsey M.D., Wyeth-Arrest, Resident Report of the Orthopaedic Academy National Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 1999.

“Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Review”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Resident Reporter American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 66th Annual Meeting.

“Nonoperative Treatment of Minimally Displaced Acetabular Fractures”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Robert Probe, M.D. (publication pending in Journal of Trauma)

“Disc Height Evaluation and Clinical Results of Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using Brantigan Carbon Cages: An Independent Review”, Michael Ramsey M.D., Lynn Stromberg, M.D., Arvo Neidre, M.D., John Toohey, M.D., David Roberts, M.D., Brad Hall, M.D., poster at Spine, Science and Management Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1999, Southern Orthopedic Association 2000, Scoliosis Research Society International Meeting 2000, Texas Orthopedic Association 2000. (submitted: Spine – journal).

“Complications and Surgical Considerations in PLIF Cases with Carbon Fiber Interbody Cages & Steffee Pedicle Screws and Plates”, Michael Ramsey M.D. and Lynn Stromberg M.D., Cleveland, Ohio, November 1999.

“Recurrent Disc Herniation”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Lynn Stromberg, M.D., Arvo Neidre, M.D., John Toohey, M.D., David Roberts, M.D., Brad Hall, M.D., (submitted: North American Spine Society meeting, Texas Orthopedic Association meeting, Orthopedics – journal).

“Hallifax Clamps and Treatment of Anterior Cervical Pseudoarthrosis”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Lynn Stromberg, M.D., Arvo Neidre, M.D., John Toohey, M.D., David Roberts, M.D., Brad Hall, M.D., (submitted: North American Spine Society meeting, Texas Orthopedic Association meeting, Orthopedics – journal).

“Complication and Operative Results of The Brantigan Cage”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Lynn Stromberg, M.D., Arvo Neidre, M.D., John Toohey, M.D., David Roberts, M.D., Brad Hall, M.D., (submitted: North American Spine Society meeting, Texas Orthopedic Association meeting, Orthopedics – journal).

“Interobserver Variability in Three Grading Classification of Perthes’ Disease”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Richard Haynes, M.D. Paper presentation American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery national meeting, San Francisco, California, 2001. (pending publication in Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.)

“Coccygodynia: Treatment”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., Lynn Stromberg, M.D. Arvo Neidre, M.D., John Toohey, M.D., David Roberts, M.D., Orthopedics – Volume 26, Number 4; April 2003.

“Degenerative Lumbar Spine”, Michael Ramsey, M.D., lecture – American College of Spine Surgery. 8th Annual Meeting and Spine Surgery Review Course, Colorado Springs, CO, May 3-7, 2006.

“Three and Four Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy: Results”, Scientific Paper Presentation – American College of Spine Surgery. 8th Annual Meeting and Spine Surgery Review Course, Colorado Springs, CO, May 3-7, 2006.

“Grade II, III and IV Spondylolisthesis With Open Reduction and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion”, Scientific Paper Presentation – American College of Spine Surgery. 8th Annual Meeting and Spine Surgery Review Course, Colorado Springs, CO, May 3-7, 2006.

“Results from Grade II, III and IV Spondylolisthesis With Open Reduction and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion”, Scientific Poster Presentation – North American Spine Society. 21st Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Sept. 25-29, 2006.