Dr. Katherine “Katie” Christine Bartush grew up in South Bend, Indiana. She later moved to Dallas, Texas where she was a member of the Southern Methodist University Women’s Soccer Team and received both academic and athletic scholarships. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BBA in Finance and minor in Chemistry. She was drawn to Orthopedics after several ACL reconstructions.
She attended medical school at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where she graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and received the Charles Rockwood, MD Award for student excellence in Orthopedics.
She has just completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Andrews Sports Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. While there, she enjoyed watching football and taking care of the Troy University Athletic Teams. Her ongoing projects include book chapters on the treatment foot and ankle injuries in the National Football League.
Katie is very excited to be moving to Vail. She enjoys skiing, camping, country dancing, and traveling. She’s looking forward to trying white water rafting for the first time while she’s in Colorado. In the spring, Katie is returning to San Antonio, where she will practice Sports Medicine and Foot & Ankle at the UT Health in San Antonio.