Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Surve Conferred as Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy

March 20, 2024 • TCPAH News

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Indianapolis— Sajid Surve, DO, FAOCPMR was conferred as Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) on March 9, 2024. AAO 2023-24 President Millicent King Channell, DO, MA, FAAO, FNAOME conferred the honor on him during the Academy’s annual banquet ceremony in Colorado Springs, CO.

Dr. Surve has been a Performing Arts Medicine (PAM) clinician since 2007.  He apprenticed under Dr. Richard M. Bachrach, the renowned PAM physician in Manhattan, New York, and set up both dance and music medicine clinics during his time on faculty at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Since joining UNT Health Science Center in 2014 and taking over as Co-Director of the UNT Texas Center for Performing Arts Health, Dr. Surve has become the preeminent performing arts medicine physician in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, treating performers of all disciplines and skill levels.  He is also the music medicine provider for the UNT College of Music and Crossmen Drum Corps, and dance medicine provider for Texas Ballet Theater and Texas Christian University.

In 2019, Dr. Surve founded the world’s first physician fellowship for Performing Arts Medicine at HSC.