Dr. Siraj A. Sayeed is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopedic total joint replacement surgeon, specializing in primary and complex total shoulder, hip, and knee replacement surgery. He is the co-founder and President of the South Texas Bone and Joint Institute, in San Antonio, TX. His vision is to establish the premiere total joint center in the South Texas Region using state of the art technologies combined with unparalleled orthopedic expertise. This is exemplified by the mission of his practice; “To personalize orthopedic total joint care, with compassion and integrity for each patient.”
Dr. Sayeed attended medical school at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky from 1998-2002. During medical school, he was always drawn to the field of orthopedic surgery as the field required a firm understanding of engineering principles and biomechanics. Dr. Sayeed went on to graduate with high distinction and was awarded the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Good Physician Award. He then went on to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, for his orthopedic surgery residency training from 2002-2007. After completion of his residency training, he was promoted to the rank of Major, in the U.S. Air Force, and served as a staff orthopedic surgeon at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, from 2007-2008.
Dr. Sayeed then became the Chief of the Orthopedic Surgery Department at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland from 2008-2009. During Dr. Sayeed’s residency and time at Andrews Air Force Base, he was always interested in the sub-specialty field of adult reconstruction/total joint arthroplasty. He was subsequently sponsored by the U.S. Air Force to attend an adult reconstruction/total joint arthroplasty surgery fellowship from 2009-2010. Dr. Sayeed trained at the prestigious Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, under the expert direction of Drs. Michael A. Mont, Ronald E. Delanois, and Harpal S. Khanuja. Upon completing his fellowship training in 2010, Dr. Sayeed then was transferred to San Antonio, TX, by the U.S. Air Force. He served the U.S. Air Force honorably as the Chief of Total Joint Surgery for the U.S. Air Force, stationed at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), Fort Sam Houston, TX. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and was the U.S. Air Force expert surgeon in the field of adult reconstruction/total joint arthroplasty. Dr. Sayeed has deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, caring for wounded U.S. and NATO soldiers from 2011-2012.
Upon completing his fellowship training in 2010, Dr. Sayeed then was transferred to San Antonio, TX, by the U.S. Air Force. He served the U.S. Air Force honorably as the Chief of Total Joint Surgery for the U.S. Air Force, stationed at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), Fort Sam Houston, TX. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and was the U.S. Air Force expert surgeon in the field of adult reconstruction/total joint arthroplasty. Dr. Sayeed has deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, caring for wounded U.S. and NATO soldiers from 2011-2012.
During his orthopedic surgery career, Dr. Sayeed has published numerous articles in the field of total joint replacement surgery and serves on several national committees to include being a consultant to the Food and Drug Administration’s Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon’s Knee Program Committee. He is an active reviewer for several orthopedic peer-reviewed journals and still continues to do research in the field of orthopedic total joint surgery. His specific areas of interest in total joint surgery are robotic total joint surgery; bloodless, tourniquet-less, minimally invasive total knee replacements; partial knee replacements; minimally invasive total hip replacements to include the direct anterior total hip replacement; and total shoulder replacements. Dr. Sayeed is also an expert in the field of revision total knee and total hip replacement surgery, taking care of many painful total joint replacements in the South Texas area. Dr. Sayeed has academic appointments in the Orthopedic Surgery Departments at both SAMMC and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he continues to train orthopedic surgery residents in the complex field of adult reconstruction/total joint arthroplasty.
Dr. Sayeed is married and has 2 children. While he is not at work he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, traveling, watching movies, and playing golf and tennis. He is an active fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and an active member of the Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Orthopedic Association. Dr. Sayeed was also appointed to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon Performance Measures Workgroup in 2015.
Huma Sayeed | MBA, MPH | CEO & Co-founder
Huma was born in Kenya, spent her early years in Jamaica, and grew up in South Florida. She has a BBA from the University of Miami, an MBA from Nova Southeastern University, and an MPH from Florida International University with a specialization in Epidemiology.
She has a diverse background in Healthcare Marketing and Education teaching Undergraduate and Graduate Business courses. She co-founded South Texas Bone and Joint Institute with Dr. Siraj Sayeed in 2014. She oversees all managerial, financial, operational, and marketing aspects of the practice.
Huma has 2 children and 4 cats. She loves to cook, travel, read and is always involved in giving back to the community through various local and international organizations.
Caralyne Sandquist PA-C
Caralyne has lived in the San Antonio area for 20 years. She graduated with a B.S. degree in Molecular Biology from Texas Lutheran University. Subsequently, she joined the Physician Assistant Program at UT Health San Antonio and completed her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies in 2019.
She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants. Caralyne chose orthopedic surgery to assist patients’ in improving their quality of life and for the opportunity to work hands-on within the specialty. She exhibits genuine compassion for all of her patients, striving to do all that she can for each of them individually. In her free time, Caralyne enjoys playing with her dogs, making crafts, and hiking.
Christina K. | Surgical Coordinator, Team Lead
Rose A. | Xray-Tech / Office Coordinator, NCRT
Roselynn was born and raised in San Antonio and is fluent in Spanish. She has worked in the medical field for 7 years and has been an office coordinator for 12 years. Rose always goes above and beyond to give patients an enjoyable experience. Her passion is caring for people and providing exceptional service. She is committed to making sure a patient’s visit is seamless and stress-free. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing and traveling with her family.
Sabrina Gallardo | Front Office
Sabrina is a medical office assistant and specializes in referrals, insurance verification and check out. She has been in the medical field for 6 years. Her main priority is to make sure our patients understand the process and to make them feel comfortable. She is married with 4 children, a bearded dragon and a dog. She loves FOOTBALL, joking and spending time with her family.
Joann Huron | Front Desk
Joann is our front desk and reception specialist.