Nathan F. Gilbert, M.D.

Dr. Nathan Gilbert is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of benign & malignant musculoskeletal tumors and sarcomas. In addition, he treats patients with failed or infected joint replacements requiring revision surgery. He also performs standard joint replacements and a variety of other general orthopedic procedures.

Dr. Gilbert has been selected as D Magazine’s “Best Doctors In Dallas” and Texas Monthly’s “SuperDoctors” since 2009. In his limited free time, Dr. Gilbert enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities, and reading.

Conditions Treated

  • Musculoskeletal Tumors
    • Benign and malignant bone tumors
    • Benign and malignant soft tissue tumors
    • Sarcoma
    • Metastatic bone disease
  • Complex Reconstructive Surgery
    • Revision joint replacement
    • Revision knee replacement
    • Infected total joint replacement
    • Osteomyelitis, bone, and soft tissue infection
    • Metabolic bone disease
    • Paget's disease, Gaucher's disease, osteoporosis
    • Metastatic bone disease
    • Limb salvage
    • Nonunions
  • General Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Joint replacement
    • Hip, knee, shoulder, elbow replacement
  • Fracture Treatment
    • Hip fracture surgery
    • Fracture around joint replacement
    • Complex fractures
    • Avascular necrosis


  • Outpatient Clinic
    • North Dallas, Greater Dallas Orthopaedics
  • Inpatient/Surgery
    • Baylor University Medical Center
    • Baylor Scott & White Center Plano
    • Baylor Medical Center at Uptown
    • Live Oak Surgery Center

Medical School

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


Greater Dallas Orthopaedics

Founding Partner

Texas Musculoskeletal Oncology & Sarcoma Service

Founding Partner

Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery

Musculoskeletal Oncology and Complex Reconstruction Service at THR Dallas


Texas Health Surgery Center Addison

Medical Director

Musculoskeletal Tumor Society


Connective Tissue Oncology Society


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Diplomate/Board Certified

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Texas A&M University/Baylor Scott and White

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Recent Publications

Gilbert N, Meyer P, Taureinen P, Chao R, Patel J, Malloy C, Jessen M. The effects of hypothermia on myocardial substrate selection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2002; 74:1208-1212.

Gilbert N, Huo M. Posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 2004.

Huo M, Gilbert N. Complications of minimal incision total hip arthroplasty. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 16:18-20, 2005.

Huo M, Gilbert N. What's new in total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005;87:2133-2146.
Huo M, Parvizi J, Gilbert N. What's new in total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006;88:2100-2113.

Gilbert NF, Raymond AK, Madewell JE, Lewis VO. An 11-year-old with knee pain: presentation. Skeletal Radiol. 2007 Jun 28

Gilbert NF, Deavers, MT, Madewell JE, Lewis VO. A 16 year old with pain and swelling in the medial clavicle. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 2008.

Gilbert NF, Cannon CP, Lin PP, Lewis VO. Soft-tissue sarcoma. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009 Jan;17(1):40-7.

Gilbert NF, Yasko AW, Oates SD, Lewis VO, Cannon CP, Lin PP. Allograft-Prosthetic Composite Reconstruction of the Proximal Part of the Tibia. An Analysis of the Early Results. JBJS 91(7):1646-56, 2009 July.