Treatment Focus


  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • SLAP Tears
  • Impingement
  • Labral Tears
  • Dislocations/ Bankart Tears
  • Instability Cases
  • AC Joint Separations
  • Pectoralis Tears
  • Arthroscopy with Labral Repairs


  • ACL Tears
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Meniscus Repairs
  • LCL Tears/ Posterolateral Corner injuries
  • Articular Cartilage Defects/ Cartilage Restoration

Special Procedure Techniques

  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs with Biocomposite Anchors
  • Biomet Juggerknot All suture anchors for shoulder labral repairs
  • Arthrosurface Patellofemoral Resurfacing
  • Meniscus Transplant
  • SLAP Repairs
  • Bankart Repairs
  • AC Joint Reconstruction
  • ACL Reconstruction


  • Undergraduate: Temple University, Philadelphia Graduated 1991
  • Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ Graduated 1996
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia completed 2001

Fellowship: Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston completed 2002

Dr. Fahl trained under world-renowned Orthopaedic surgeon, John Lachman M.D. who invented the most accurate test to diagnose an ACL tear, now used by physicians world wide.


  • Selected as One of America's Top Surgeons for 2009
  • Honors Research Program, Temple University


  • "Glenoid Suture Anchor Fixation Strength: Effect of Insertion Angle"; Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, July 2004
  • Surgical Technique Guide for MCL Reconstruction using ToggleLoc with ZipLoop, 2011

Doctor in the Community

  • During career has cared for the Houston Rockets, Houston Astros, University of Houston Football Team, Temple University Football and Basketball Teams
  • Many area Division 5A and 4A High Schools such as Klein and Magnolia ISD

Dr. Fahl currently resides in North Houston with his wife and 3 children in his time off from his busy practice he enjoys jogging, weight training and travel.