Our staff

We hire only the best

Kurt W. Rathjen


Dr. Rathjen specializes in hip and knee disorders. He performs a large volume of hip and knee replacements, hip resurfacing, and arthroscopic surgery at Methodist Hospital for Surgery and Baylor University Medical Center. He completed his residency at UT Southwestern and received fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University. Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic surgery, he is a member of numerous medical organizations. Dr. Rathjen was chosen as one of the first surgeons in the US to train and perform the Birmingham Hip resurfacing procedure. This is a bone conserving alternative to conventional total hip replacements for younger, active patients. Dr. Rathjen has one of the highest volume cases completed of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing since its FDA release in June 2006. Dr. Rathjen has been selected as one of the “Best Doctors” in Dallas by D Magazine since 2001; a Texas Monthly “Super Doctor” since 2004; a “Best Doctors in America” and serves as an expert consultant.

Jennifer Arias


Jennifer obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern New Mexico University in 2002. She then received a Masters in Medical Science and Bachelors in Physician Assistant studies from Nova Southeastern University in Naples Florida in 2007. She was an athletic trainer in high school and college for several different sports. She worked at Lubbock Sports Medicine Associates for 2 years before going to PA school. During her PA school she did a fellowship in the musculoskeletal department at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN. She worked in Naples at Gulf Coast Spine & Orthopedic Institute for a year before moving to Dallas to continue her career in orthopedics. Her hobbies include reading, spending time with friends and family, especially her little nieces and nephews.

Dona J Horton

Nurse Practitioner APRN, FNP-C

Dona began her career in medicine working at Baylor University Medical Center on the Liver transplant unit for over 15 years. She began as unit secretary, then continued her education by enrolling in the Texas Women’s University Nursing program. She ultimately became a certified Nurse Practitioner in 2013. She has two daughters that keep her very busy between school of rock concerts and volleyball games. She enjoys reading and gardening in her 7 acre hobby farm, when she is not shuttling her daughters to activities.

Administrative Staff

Kim Edwards

Front Desk Coordinator

Wendy Pryor

Billing Coordinator

James McCarty


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