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Justin E Bird, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street
PO BOX 301402
Unit Number: 1448
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT10.5054
Phone: 713-794-5170
Fax: 713-792-8448

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, New York, NY, MD, Research Distinction, Medicine
1993 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, BA, Africana Studies

Postgraduate Training

8/2011-7/2012 Clinical Fellowship, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, Rex A. W. Marco, MD
8/2010-7/2011 Clinical Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Valerae O. Lewis, MD
7/2004-6/2009 Clinical Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, Evan Flatow, MD



Chief Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, John F. Kennedy Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia, 9/2009-6/2010
Locum Tenens, Corning Hospital, Corning, New York, 7/2009-7/2010

Honors and Awards

2004 Eugene Friedman, MD Award for Clinical Excellence in Surgery
2003-2004 Academic Medicine Fellow, Brstol-Meyers Squibb Academic Medicine Fellowship
2000-2001 President, Student National Medical Association, Mt. Sinai Chapter
2000-2001 W.B. Saunders Award for Outstanding Second Year Medical Student, W.B. Saunders
1999-2000 National Medical Fellowship Scholar

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Bird JE, Wang WL, Madewell JE, Lewis VO. Enchondroma with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst. Skeletal Radiology 41(11):1475-8, 2012 Nov;41(11):1475-8. Epub 2012 May 26., 11/2012.
2. Qureshi SA, Koehler SM, Lin JD, Bird JE, Garcia, RM, Hecht AC. An evaluation of information on the internet of a new device: The cervical artificial disc replacement. Spine 37(10):881-3, 2012 May 1;37(10):881-3, 5/2012.
3. Colvin AC, Koehler SM, Bird JE. Can the change in center-edge angle during pincer trimming be reiliably predicted? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 469(4):1071-4, 2011 Apr;469(4):1071-4., 4/2011.

Book Chapters

1. Bird JE, Marco RAW. Anterior retroperitoneal approach to the lumbar spine. In: Surgical Anatomy and Techniques of the Spine. Ed(s) Kim. In Press.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Bird JE, and Hecht AC. Bone biology and principles of fusion. Interactive Educational Program for Spine: San Diego, CA, e-Pub 2008.

Last updated: 8/19/2013