Tarek Fahl, M.D.

"I spend time and listen to my patients to help me better understand their problem and always treat them like a close friend or family member. From a surgical standpoint, I treat my patients with the latest in orthopaedic surgical devices and cutting-edge techniques."

Treatment Focus


  • Rotator cuff tears
  • SLAP tears
  • Impingement
  • Labral tears
  • Dislocations/ bankart tears
  • Instability cases
  • AC joint separations
  • Pectoralis tears
  • Arthroscopy with labral repairs


  • ACL tears
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Meniscus tears
  • Meniscus repairs
  • LCL tears/ posterolateral corner injuries
  • Articular cartilage defects/ cartilage restoration

Special Procedure Techniques

  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs with biocomposite anchors
  • Biomet juggerKnot all suture anchors for shoulder labral repairs
  • Arthrosurface patellofemoral resurfacing
  • Meniscus transplant
  • SLAP repairs
  • Bankart repairs
  • AC joint reconstruction
  • ACL reconstruction


  • Undergraduate: Temple University, Philadelphia; graduated 1991
  • Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ; graduated 1996
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia; completed 2001
  • Fellowship: Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; completed 2002
  • Dr. Fahl trained under world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon John Lachman M.D., who invented the most accurate test to diagnose an ACL tear, now used by physicians worldwide.


  • Selected as one of America's Top Surgeons for 2009
  • Honors Research Program, Temple University


13603 Michel Road

Tomball, TX 77375

The Woodlands

9319 Pinecroft Dr.

Suite 200

The Woodlands, TX 77380

p: 281-351-7261

p: 281-351-7261