Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery, Auckland, New Zealand
Dr. Anthony Zissimos comes to the Brazos Valley by way of Lake Tahoe, California. In private practice there for 14 years, Dr. Zissimos cared for some of the nation’s most elite skiers and snowboarders.
Passionate about preventing sports injuries, he helped establish injury prevention programs at local high schools and ski resorts. He also taught and trained many future doctors as a member of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinical Faculty at the University of California, Davis and as an associate clinical professor at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Dr. Zissimos attended the University of California, Davis for both his undergrad and medical degrees. During his orthopaedic surgery residency, he co-authored multiple journal articles and was active in orthopaedic research. He is fellowship trained in arthroscopy and knee surgery.
In his spare time away from the office and the classroom, Dr. Zissimos founded Truckee High School’s trap shooting team and served as head coach. He was also elected to the Boys Scouts of America Shooting Sports Committee and is a Texas 4-H shooting sports instructor.
Happily married to Sandi for more than 25 years, Dr. and Mrs. Zissimos have three children and one grandchild.