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Angela Nicole Cortez, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine


Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Specialized in Sports Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas


Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge, 10th floor
Suite 10B
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-7246
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  • Board Certified, Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine
    American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Board Certified, Diplomate in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


  • Fellowship at University of California Davis School of Medicine
    06/2018 - Sacramento, CA

  • Residency at University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
    06/2017 - Austin, TX

  • Internship at University of Arizona College of Medicine
    06/2014 - Tucson, AZ

  • MD from Texas A&M University College of Medicine
    Bryan, TX
  • BA from Yale University
    New Haven, CT

Professional Statement

Dr. Cortez is a primary care sports medicine and physical rehabilitation medicine physician. She is currently Assistant Professor in Sports Medicine and Spine Medicine for Baylor College of Medicine. She was previously Assistant Professor in Sports Medicine at the University of California Davis where she served as head team physician for American River College athletics and team physician for UC Davis athletics. She has also served internationally as race physician for The Yak Attack, the world's highest mountain bike race. Her clinical interests include primary care sports medicine, office-based primary care sports medicine procedures, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, diagnostic sports ultrasound, and sports ultrasound guided procedures.

Professional Achievements

  • IOC Diploma in Sports Medicine
    International Olympic Committee

Professional Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • Cycling Medicine
  • Collegiate Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound-Guided Injections
  • Non-Surgical Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Non-Surgical Spine Care
  • Dance & Performing Arts Medicine
  • Exercise Medicine

Physician Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Hip and knee injuries
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Spine medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Professional Specialties

  • Board Certified, Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation