• Sports Medicine, Knee/ACL Surgery, Texas Sports Medicine
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Dr. Souryal’s CV

About Dr. Souryal

Dr. Tarek O. Souryal is a leading orthopaedic surgeon in the field of sports medicine. He was the Head Team Physician for the Dallas Mavericks for 22 seasons. He served as two term President of the NBA Team Physician Association. He also served as the head physician for the Dallas Texans of the Arena Football League, the Dallas Burn of MLS, the Dallas Freeze of the Central Hockey League and Wilmer-Hutchins High School.

Dr. Souryal is the Medical Director at Texas Sports Medicine and former director of the Sports Injury Clinic at S.M.U. Dr. Souryal is known internationally for his work on anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and ACL Surgery. He is married and has three children.

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Medical Education

  • Medical Education: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Internship: Parkland Hospital, Dallas
  • Orthopaedic Surgery: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Fellowship: Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic, Columbus, GA


  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Texas Society for Sports Medicine (past President)
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Hughston Society
  • NBA Team Physicians Association-Chairman, ethics committee
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Professional Team Physicians Association

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