Greater Houston Orthopaedic Specialists - Bellaire

Brian Parsley, MD
Current Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor Collge of Medicine; Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School

Medical School

University of Texas Medical School


Nominee, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Humanitarian Award 2009, 2010 & 2011, Recipient of the HBJ Healthcare Hero's -Sevice Philanthropy Award 2011, Finalist, Houston Business Journal Healthcare Hero's Award 2009 and 2010, 2009 Houston Award by the USLBA "Best of Local Business" Award Program, 2008 Houston Award by the USLBA "Best of Local Business" Award Program, Baylor College of Medicine Dept of Orthopaedics- Faculty Award 2010


Total Joint Replacement, Hip & Knee Arthroscopy, Revision Joint Replacement

Dr. Parsley’s medical practice is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, a disease process which presently affects more than 38 million people across the country. In addition, he specializes in the treatment of problems of the hip and knee in both the young and the old. This includes but is not limited to arthroscopy of the hip and knee, first time and revision joint replacement of the hip and knee, and fractures (breaks) of the hip and knee.

He is a native Texan, born and raised in Houston within a large family of nine brothers and sisters. He is the proud father of four beautiful daughters. His medical training was local as well, having attended Texas A&M for his undergraduate degree before entering the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.

Dr. Parsley’s medical training was further enhanced by a one year Fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Arlington, Virginia during which time he specialized in joint replacement arthroplasty and participated in the surgical treatment of 500 joint replacement patients. Dr. Parsley is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been practicing in Houston since 1989. He performs over 350 to 450 Joint Replacement Surgeries per year, and is particularly involved in various research studies which gauge surgical outcomes in an effort to maximize results.

Dr. Parsley currently holds an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and frequently speaks at both national and international conferences presenting the latest advances in the surgical treatment of arthritis. Dr. Parsley provides consulting services to several companies and is involved in new technology development. He is currently the Director of the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Parsley served or serves on numerous administrative boards including the The John P.McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science, the Arthritis Foundation-South Texas Chapter, Faith in Practice medical mission organization and the Houston Haiti Recovery Initiative. He has also served in various capacities over the past years with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). Currently, he has been selected to the Presidential Line for the AAHKS. Dr. Parsley’s philosophy of care is deeply rooted in his concern for all aspects of his patients’ well being. All conditions which impact their quality of life become a focal point of treatment.

Find A Doctor

Find a knee or hip replacement doctor near you with the surgeon locator tool from Conformis.

Find A Doctor

For Patients

Learn why patients are choosing Conformis

For Patients