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I strive to provide compassionate and individualized patient care. My goal is for patients to feel comfortable with me and be involved in their overall care. As an orthopedic surgeon, I use cutting edge techniques so that my patients can return to their activities pain free and as quickly as possible.

Board Certifications:

  • ABOS


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement, Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, 2016
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement, Saint Peters University Hospital, 2016

Hospital Affiliations:

  • HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
  • Houston Physicians’ Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • HCA Bayshore

Education Background:

  • Columbia University Medical Center Joint Reconstruction Fellowship – New York, NY, 2014
  • Maimonides Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency – Brooklyn, NY, 2013
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2005
  • BA/MD program, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – UMDNJ, Piscataway, NJ
  • Bachelors in Biological Sciences, Rutgers University – Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, 2005


  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List – all semesters


  • Geller JA, MacCallum KP, Murtaugh TS, Patrick DA Jr, Liabaud B, Jonna VK, .Prospective Comparison of Blood Culture Bottles and Conventional Swabs for Microbial Identification of Suspected Periprosthetic Joint Infection. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Aug;31(8):1779-83.
  • Can Both Cruciate Ligaments Be Preserved in Knee Arthroplasty? Eight- to Nine-Year Follow-Up of a Bicompartmental Knee Replacement. Parcells, B. W.,Preston, J. S.,Culp, B., Jonna, V. K.,Tria, A. J.; J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2016 Jan 01.


  • MacCallum, Katherine; Patrick, David; Liabaud, Barthelemy; Jonna, VK; Geller, Jeffrey Prospective Comparison of Blood Culture Bottles and Conventional Swabs
  • for Microbial Identification of Suspected Periprosthetic Joint Infection, New York, NY, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY Presented at AOA 2014.
  • Jonna K, Culbertson M, Homel P, Choueka J, Short Term Effects of Steroid Injection Treatment of Trigger Finger, Presented at Eastern Orthopaedic Association, October 1, 2013.
  • Tria AJ, Jonna VK, and Shin MS. Bicompartmental Arthroplasty of the Knee: Surgical Technique and Early Experience, accepted for Instructional Course Lecture, March 5, 2008, AAOS 75th Annual meeting, San Francisco, California.
  • Kang K., Jonna K., Patel A., Choueka J., The Epidemiology of Finger Dislocations in the United States Eastern Orthopaedic Association Podium Presentation October 2022.
  • Patel A MD, Jonna K MD, Edelstein DM MD, Patel MR MD, Choueka J MD. Use of a Handheld Thumb Dynamometer for Evaluation of Median Nerve Recovery following Carpal Tunnel Release. Presentation at the Southern Orthopaedic Association 2010.


  • Tria AJ, Shin MS, Jonna VK. Bicompartmental Arthroplasty of the knee using a Single piece femoral component. Presented at the Annual Closed Meeting of The Knee Society, October 9, 2009.
  • Tria AJ and Jonna VK. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Knee, Pages 62-68. Edited by Thomas Brown, Quanjun Cui, William M. Mihalko, and Khaled J. Saleh, Saunders, Elsevier publishing, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
  • Tria AJ, Jonna VK, and Shin MS, Bicompartmental Arthroplasty of the Knee: Chapter 102, Insall and Scott Surgery of the Knee Fifth Edition.

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Karthik Jonna, M.D.
  • 600 N Kobayashi Rd.
    Suite 114

    Webster, TX 77598

    Monday to Friday
    8am to 5pm

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  • Maimonides Medical Center
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School