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About Our Doctors

Providing Next-Generation Care That Delivers Superior Outcomes

Texas Knee Institute strives to provide the most comprehensive and advanced treatment for knee osteoarthritis. Our team of interventional radiologists play a crucial role in achieving this goal.

Our doctors specialize in genicular artery embolization (GAE), an innovative approach to reducing knee osteoarthritis symptoms. We aim to provide patients with a more targeted and effective solution, improving their quality of life and helping them regain mobility through this minimally invasive procedure.

With their abundant skills, vast experience, and dedication to patient care, our doctors continue to positively impact the lives of our diverse patients.

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Dr. Eric Hardee, M.D.

Dr. Eric Hardee, M.D. is a highly experienced, board-certified vascular interventional radiologist practicing for over 20 years. As a co-founder of Texas Endovascular Associates, Dr. Hardee helped create a leading medical institution that delivers advanced minimally invasive vascular interventions.


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Dr. William Fox

Dr. William Fox is a highly accomplished medical professional with an impressive background in interventional radiology. As the co-founder of Texas Endovascular and Houston Fibroids, Dr. Fox has played a pivotal role in establishing these renowned medical institutions. He currently serves as the medical director of the central Houston office, overseeing the delivery of stellar patient care.


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Dr. A.J. Valenson

Dr. A.J. Valenson is a vascular specialist and interventional radiologist who brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his practice. He is an active member of the Society for Interventional Radiology, American Vein and Lymphatic Society, Harris County Medical Society, and Texas Medical Association. With his fluency in Spanish, Dr. Valenson can reach and serve a broader population, ensuring that language is not a barrier to quality healthcare.


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Dr. Ryan Armstrong

Dr. Ryan Armstrong is an interventional radiologist with over 20 years of experience. Throughout his career, he has been affiliated with prestigious institutions such as the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital, West Houston Radiology Associates, and Oakbend Medical Center in Richmond, Texas.

Dr. Armstrong's passion for his work and unwavering dedication to patient care have earned him patients' and colleagues' respect.


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Dr. Luke Carlson

Interventional radiologist Dr. Luke Carlson is committed to delivering his patients the highest standard of care. He combines his expertise in vascular interventional radiology with a compassionate approach, ensuring each patient receives personalized and effective treatment. He spent more than a decade as a physician at the Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center and has dedicated much of his career to the support and well-being of U.S. veterans.


Before Your Consultation

At Texas Knee Institute, our goal is to provide exceptional care. We believe well-informed patients are better equipped to actively participate in their healthcare journey.

Before your consultation, we strongly encourage you to visit our patient resources page. This page is designed to provide all the necessary information and patient forms you need to ensure a smooth and hassle-free visit.

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