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Orthopedic Surgery Center in North Richland Hills

Medical City North Hills's Orthopedic Surgery Center is a collaboration of orthopedic surgeons, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, case managers, dieticians, and others. Our team's goal is to provide the kind of care that enables our patients to have the best possible outcomes from orthopedic surgery.

State-of-the-Art Technology for Spine Surgery

Jeffrey Phelps, MDJeffrey Phelps, MD - Neck and Back Surgery
Medical Director - Medical City North Hills’s Spine Program
8801 North Tarrant Parkway
North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Phone: (817) 616-0700

Specializing in conservative physical therapy, injection therapy, advanced pain management, surgical intervention, minimally invasive spine surgeries, cutting-edge technology-assisted disc-replacement procedures.

Comprehensive Joint Replacement Program


Medical City North Hills has been awarded Disease Specific Certification from The Joint Commission for our Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Service Lines.

Thomas Carrell, MDThomas Carrell, MD - General Orthopedics & Joint Replacement
Medical Director - Medical City North Hills's Joint Program
4300 City Point Drive, Suite 102
North Richland Hills, TX 76108
Phone: (817) 284-1900

Specializing in hip, knee, and shoulder joint replacement, general orthopedic surgery, arthroscopic surgery for the knee and shoulder, fracture management, and sports injuries.

Christopher Gayden, DOChristopher Gayden, DO – Orthopedic Surgery
701 Tuscan Drive, Suite 225
Irving, TX 75039
(972) 831-8000

Dr. Gayden received his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and completed his residency training at Tulsa Regional Medical Center. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and is in practice with Trinity Orthopedics in Hurst and can be reached at (972) 831-8000.

John S. Badylak, MDJohn S. Badylak, MD

Tarrant Bone and Joint at North Hills
4351 Booth Calloway Road Suite 203
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Phone: (682) 253-3999
Fax: (817) 590-5664

Tarrant Bone and Joint
3025 North Tarrant Parkway, Suite 220
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Phone:(817) 697-3900
Fax: (817) 562-8530

John Badylak, MD, specializes in elective orthopedic surgery. His broad knowledge in the field means that he can provide effective care for the vast majority of orthopedic conditions. He joined Tarrant Bone and Joint in 2016.

Dr. Badylak specializes in orthopedic surgical techniques designed to reduce pain and scarring as well as shorten the healing process.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from Purdue University, where he was an infielder for the baseball team. He earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Badylak enjoys competing in endurance athletics and is on a quest to complete a marathon in every state. He’s also interested in American literature and United States history.

Hand and Shoulder Surgery

Thomas Hansen, MDThomas Hansen, MD - Orthopedic Hand Specialist
4735 Booth Calloway Road, Suite 410
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Phone: (817) 616-0384
Fax: (817) 616-0388

Specializing in hand and shoulder conditions, arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist, management of upper limb disorders from the shoulder to the fingertip, arthritis rotator cuff injuries and nerve compression syndromes, and total shoulder replacement.

Pain Management

George Farhat, MDGeorge Farhat, MD

Total Pain Medicine
729 W Bedford Euless Rd Ste 111, Hurst, TX 76053
Phone:(817) 868-1109

Dr. George Farhat is a Pain Management Specialist in Hurst and on the medical staff at North Hills Hospital. He received his medical degree from St Joseph's University Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

The diseases he treats include Cervical and Lumbar Pain, Radiculopathy, Facet Arthropathy , Failed Back and Cervical Syndromes, Arthritis, Joint and Muscle Pain, Neuritis, RSD, TMJ, Scar Pain, Post Herpetic Neuralgia. He also treats Headaches, Fibromyalgia and Cancer Pain.