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T.M. (Toby) Risko M.D.

Hips, Knees, & Extreme Fractures

Dr. Toby Risko attended school as an undergrad at the University of North Texas and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston (McGovern Medical School). He completed his residency at Texas Tech University.

Dr. Risko is Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and did an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He specializes in Orthopedic trauma surgery, general Orthopedic surgery, extremity fractures, and joint reconstruction. Dr. Risko has served as Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery as well as Chief of the Orthopedic Trauma Division at Texas Tech University – Health Science Center. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Research and speaking engagements:

 Locking Condylar Plate versus Blade for Distal Femur Fractures: A Randomized Control Trial. Risko, Stevens, Jenkins.
 Stress Riser affect of the DHS compared to the TFN: A Cadaveric Study. Stevens, Risko, Gill, Hashemyi.
 Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fractures. Orthopedic Techniques. William Ricci, M.D., Timothy Risko, M.D.
 Gravity Stress View in Ankle Fractures. Bryan Gill, M.D., Timothy Risko, M.D. Published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
 Speaker: Garrison Institute for Aging – Joint Care of the Knee and Hip
 Texas Tech University Orthopedic Primary Care Conference, Lectures: Emergency Management of Pelvic Fractures; Acute Management of Lower Extremity Fractures; Splinting of Lower Extremities.


 Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
 Top Doc 2020
 Certified in Robotic Total hip replacement, Total knee replacement, and partial knee replacement, ie uni
 Texas Monthly December 2019 Top Doctors Award
 Member of OTA (Orthopedic Trauma Association) and the American Hip and Knee Society
 Member of Clinic Operation Committee at Panhandle Surgical Hospital 2015-2017
 Chief of Surgery at BSA Hospital 2013-2014
 Physician All Star, University Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas
 Southland Conference Honor Roll, Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Dean’s List, Golden Key
 Scholarship Athlete, University of North Texas 1991-1993, All State Defensive End 1990

Dr. Risko is married to Tammy and they are the proud parents of twins, a boy and a girl.