UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Dutta, Anil K.

School of Medicine
(210) 567-5125

Dr. Dutta is a specialist in shoulder and elbow conditions. He holds the rank of Associate Professor in UT Health San Antonio`s Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Dutta was appointed to the following endowment, Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., MD Chair in Orthopaedics. Dr. Dutta previously was the holder of the Fred G. Corley, MD, Chair in Orthopaedics. Dr. Dutta has a special interest in shoulder and elbow trauma, shoulder and elbow replacement surgery, and revision shoulder and elbow surgery. He has been an instructor in the University of Texas Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship for over 10 years.

Dr. Dutta was born in Omaha, Nebraska and was raised in Oklahoma City. He is a graduate of Casady Episcopal Day School and Duke University. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma and graduated in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed a General Surgery Internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch and was honored with 4 Golden Bone Teaching Awards, 3 Highest In-Training Exam Score Awards, and 2 Hutchings Awards for Academic Excellence. He completed a Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and has served as a clinical faculty at UT Houston Medical School and Tripler Army Medical Center before beginning his career at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Dutta served as Chief of the Audie Murphy VA Shoulder and Elbow Service for 7 years and was a Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve and is a recipient of the Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

Dr. Dutta has a special interest in the development of global exchange of orthopedic knowledge and has traveled to multiple countries as well as hosted a number of international fellows to that end. Dr. Dutta has written a number of peer reviewed articles and multiple book chapters. He is the holder of 2 patents for new orthopedic implant devices. His research interests include upper extremity non-union surgery elbow replacement, allografts in elbow and humeral trauma, and the treatment of scapula fractures. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a member of Texas Orthopaedic Association, and the Bexar County Medical Society.

12/2020 - Present Associate Professor and Dr. Dutta has been appointed the Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., MD Chair of Orhopaedics UT Health San Antonio, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX
12/2009 - Present Associate Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX