Farbod Malek, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


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Farbod Malek, MD

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Dr. Malek's interest in orthopaedic surgery sparked during medical school. Shortly after, he spent time at the University of California San Francisco performing research in stem cells. 
Dr. Malek started his clinical training at the University of Southern California, then moved to San Antonio in 2007. He continued his training at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He completed his fellowship after he moved to New York to work at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Dr. Malek came back to San Antonio in 2012 and decided to start his own practice and help his community and its people.

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Sarcoma
  • Bone and Joint Infections
  • Pathological Fractures


  • University of California San Francisco 
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas Health Science Center


  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Language Skills

He speaks fluent English and Farsi.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Main Methodist 
  • Christus Santa Rosa
  • Methodist Texsan
  • St. Lukes
  • North Central Baptist
  • Foundation