About Jacob Manuel, MD

Dr. Jacob Manuel graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas in Austin. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas at the top of his class. He completed his residency in general surgery and Orthopedic surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Medicine and was elected Chief Orthopedic resident in his final year. Dr. Manuel completed his fellowship in joint reconstruction at Cornell University’s Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Working with world renowned faculty and pioneers in joint replacement there, he was elected as the most outstanding operative fellow.

Dr. Manuel is a specialist in hip and knee replacement and is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He also is specifically trained in complex reconstructions and revisions of both hip and knee, computer navigated and minimally invasive techniques, hip resurfacing, and unicompartmental knee replacements with robotic assistance. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons and a Fellow Member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Dr. Manuel, his wife and two children enjoy living in Austin. He is an avid Longhorn sports fan and he and his family enjoy traveling.

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University Of Texas Southwestern

Graduate School
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Cornell University’s Hospital for Special Surgery

Certifications & Memberships

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Member of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member of the International Congress for Joint Replacement




Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

Center for Hip & Knee Replacement at St. David's
3000 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (737) 202-2500