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Specialties: Sports Injuries | Minimally - invasive and Arthroscopic Procedures of Shoulder, Elbow, Knee, and Hip | Cartilage repair and preservation | ACL and Ligament Reconstruction | Tommy John Procedure | Rotator Cuff Repair | Shoulder Instability | Knee, Hip, and Shoulder Replacement | Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement | Partial Knee Replacement | Computer Navigated Knee and Hip Replacement | Sports Hernia Repair | General Orthopedic Trauma and Conditions of the Hand and Wrist
Cities Served: 
Houston, Memorial City, Greater Heights and Surrounding Areas

Meet Dr. Justin Chronister, Orthopedic Surgeon


Gender: Male

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Specialties:Orthopedic Surgeon; Sports Medicine Specialist; Joint Preservation; Knee, Shoulder, and Hip Replacement; General and Pediatric Trauma, 

Medical Education: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Mcgovern Medical School, 2008

Internships & Residency:  University of Texas at Galveston- Graduate Medical Education, 2013

Fellowship: Andrews Sports Medicine Center, 2014

Justin Chronister, M.D., is a fellowship trained board certified Orthopedic Surgeon serving Houston and surrounding communities. He is a native Houstonian who after completing his Sports medicine fellowship at the world-renowned Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama, returned to Houston to serve the community he grew up in.

Dr. Chronister specializes in treatment of all types of sports related injuries and arthritic conditions of knee, shoulder, hip and elbow.  He focuses on joint and cartilage preservation, using the most up to date medical technology and the least invasive tissue sparing procedures possible.  His broad interests have given him the experience in treating all levels of athletes and age groups.

Dr. Chronister offers customized Orthopaedic care with a focus on thoroughly educating his patients on management options and close attention through the recovery process. He works to tailor a treatment plan for each individual patient's specific needs and goals.   Conservative management is always considered first but when not possible, his goal is to preserve or repair his patients to their pre-injury level of activity. 

Dr. Chronister has privileges and is a preferred provider for multiple Houston Area hospitals including Memorial Hermann Memorial City and Greater Heights hospital, which are joint centers of excellence.  Thus giving him the ability to offer his patients a facility that is the very best for their care and convenience. 

Dr. Chronister believes in continued education and research and has authored papers focusing on treatment and advanced surgical techniques for shoulder and elbow injuries in over head throwing athletes.  He has presented his research at multiple local and national Orthopaedic conferences. He also holds several national memberships including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA).



  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)

  • Aetna Medicare

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas

  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO

  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)

  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP

  • Humana Gold Plus HMO

  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO

  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO

  • Memorial Hermann Solutions

  • Multiplan

  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)

  • Medicare

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