Orthopaedic Surgeon in Houston, Texas (TX)

Jeffrey A. Kozak MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Fondren Orthopedic Group LLP
    7401 South Main Street
    Houston, Texas, 77030 - United States
    Phone: (713) 799-2300

About Our Practice

Jeffrey Kozak, MD is a specialist in spinal reconstructive surgery and a noted surgeon, inventor, and contributor to the body of spinal literature. His clinical practice emphasizes non-surgical conservative care and offers a complete spectrum of spinal surgical interventions from out-patient spine surgery to major spinal reconstruction.

Dr. Kozak's special interest is to help patients who obtained a poor result with prior spinal surgery. He is also keenly interested in training other spine surgeons in the anterior approach to spinal disorders. In addition, Dr. Kozak has participated in the design of several spinal implants and holds several patents for various spinal fixation devices and interbody constructs.

A native of West Texas, Dr. Kozak earned his Bachelor's Degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering with honors from Duke University. He completed his Medical Doctorate, internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During his residency he received the Paul Harrington Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery. He was awarded a spinal fellowship in England, France, and Germany, to study with many of the world's leading spinal specialists.

Dr. Kozak is the Founding Member and past President of the Texas Spine Society and has held many other prestigious appointments including The Texas Workers' Compensation Spine Task Force, North American Spine Society Outcome Committee, Charter Diplomat of the American Board of Spine Surgery, and Vice Chief of Staff, Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston, TX.

He has completed more than 50 academic productions, including professional articles, book chapters, and symposium presentations. He has served as a faculty member in several spinal instrumentation courses. After being appointed to the Texas Workers' Compensation Task Force, Dr. Kozak was one of the leading contributors in the creation of an extensive guideline to improve the care of the Texas worker with spinal injuries. Dr. Kozak is a member of the SpineUniverse Editorial Board.

Dr. Kozak is an active member of many professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Texas Spine Society, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Medical Foundation, American Back Society, Harris County Medical Society, and Houston Orthopedic Society.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • St. Luke's Hospital
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