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Roy H. Trawick, MD Board certified Orthopedic Surgeons

Roy H. Trawick, MD

Dr. Trawick was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He was inspired to go into medicine by his grandfather. After graduation from the University of Texas at Austin, he went to medical school at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. From there, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia for orthopaedic surgery residency training at Emory University. He came to Salk Lake City for fellowship training in knee and shoulder surgery at TOSH in 1998 and has been here ever since. He is married with 5 children, and enjoys hunter, fishing, and anything else outdoors. Dr Trawick has provided medical coverage for World Cup skiing, snowboarding, speedskating, the 2002 Olympics, and professional indoor soccer. He has been a sideline fixture at Utah high school football games for over 20 years. He has served as Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at TOSH, as well as President of the Medical Executive Committee. He has also served as Medical Director for Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy. He is a managing partner for the Orthopedic Specialty Clinic.

  • Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Knee Reconstruction
  • Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Past member of The American Orthopaedic Surgery for Sports Medicine


  • 1985-1989 Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Hours Liberal Arts The University of Texas at Austin
  • Medical School: 1989-1993 Doctor of Medicine, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Distinctions-Texas Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Dean’s Academic Scholarship 1989-993 Class Rank-18 out of 191 GPA-3.62


  • 1993-1994 Department of Surgery Emory University School of Medicine


  • 1994-1998Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Emory University School of Medicine


  • 1998-1999Sports Medicine /Knee and Shoulder Surgery The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City,UT

Board Status

  • Board Certified

    Holiger EH, Trawick RH, Boden SD, Hutton WC: Morphology of the Lumber Intertransverse Process Fusion mass in the Rabbit Model: A Comparison Between Two Bone Graft Materials-rhBMP-2 Autograft, J Spine

    Disorders 9(2):125-128, 1996.

    Trawick RH, Seiler JG, Kasdan ML: High Pressure Injection Injuries to the Hand, in Occupational Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries & Diseases,2nd Ed. Edited by ML Kasdan. Philidelphia, Hanley & Belfus, pp 373-379.

    Trawick RH, Beck CL : Methods of Soft Tissue Fixation to Cortical Bone,

    Techniques in Orthopedics 14 (1): 63-73, 1999.

    Trawick RH, Paulos LE: Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction,

    Orthopedic Special Edition 5(2): 41-46, 1999.

    Trawick RH, Paulos LE: Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (publication pending in Brazilian othopedic text).

    Trawick RH,Bair BA: Double Tunnel Posterior Cruciate Ligament

    Reconstruction, Techniques in Orthopadics 16(2): 127-135, 2001.

    Barker T, Leonard SW, Trawick RH, Walker JA, Traber MG: Antioxident Supplementation Lowers Circulating 1 GF-1 but not F2-isoprostanes

    Immediately Following ACL Surgery, Redox Report 14(5): 1-6, 2009 Barker T,Leonard SW, Trawick RH, Martins TB, Kjeldsberg CR, Hill HR,

    Traber, MG: Modultion of Inflammation by Vitamin E and C Supplementation Prior to ACL Surgery, Free Radical Biology & Medicine

    46 (2009): 599-606. Barker t, Martins TB, Hill HR, Kjeldsberg CR, Trawick RH, Leonard SW,

    Walker JA, Traber MG: Vitamins E and C Moulate The Association Between Reciprocally Regulated Citokines After an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Surgery, American Journal Of Physical & Medical

    Rehabilitation 90(8) : 638-647,2011.

    Mitek Sports Medicine Symposium-Advanced Arthroscopy of the Shoulder and Knee (Faculty, March 2000 And March 2001)

    Robert Metcalf Memorial Course 2002-“Double Tunnel Posterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction”

    Mitek Sports Medicine Update , Memphis, TN 2004 “Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair”

    Mitek Sports Medicine Update ,Memphis,TN 2004 “Arthroscopic Shoulder stabilization”

    Mitek Sports Medicine Update ,Las Vegas, NV 2004 “Artroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair”

    Encore Total JointArtroplasty Symposium,Bachelor Gulch, Co 2005 “Mobile Bearing Knee Rationale & Clinical Study Results”

    Mitek Advanced Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopy Symposium, Chicago,IL 2005 (Faculty)

    Mitek Fellows Arthroscopy Forum, Colorado Springs,CO 2005 “Arthroscopic Dual Row Rotator Cuff Repair”

    Mitek Advanced Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopy Symposium, Phoenix,AZ 2006 “ Arthrosopic Rotator Cuff Repair”

    Mitek Arthoscopic Shoulder & Knee Concept Course, Celebration,FL 2007 “Arthroscopic Dual Row Rotator Cuff Repair”

    Mitek Current Concepts in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Henderson, NV 2008 “Managing Biceps Pathology”

    American Medical Association

    Utah Medical Association

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Arthroscopy Association of North America

    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

    Utah Orthopaedic Society

    5848 South 300 East
    Suite 110
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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    We are located in the South East blue parking lot. Entrance #3 shown in Blue is the closest parking to our clinic