Dr. Carmelita Teeter, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Female

Elite Orthopaedics of Las Colinas 6750 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 270 Irving, TX 75039 Get Directions
Dr. Carmelita Teeter, MD
Carmelita A. Teeter, MD, is a native of Brownsville, Texas and has proudly served the patients in the great state of Texas for over 12 years. As a child of a military family, she spent a great part of her youth traveling, both in the US and abroad. Dr. Teeter studied biomedical ethics at Brown University where she received her undergraduate degree. She chose Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas for medical school. After residency in Ohio, she returned to Texas for her sports medicine fellowship at University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Teeter has a great passion for the care of athletes of all ages and specializes in arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine. "I like building a personal relationship with each of my patients. I love when they participate in their care and in the healing process. It feels fantastic when the patient fully recovers and is able to return to the sports or activities that they love." In her free time, Dr. Teeter enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 daughters, 4 dogs, and 3 horses. She loves to ride both horses and bicycles. She looks forward to exploring the DFW Metroplex to see all it has to offer.

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"We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care."

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Dr. Teeter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Denton TX |
Love Dr Teeter, she is honest with you but at the same time has a great bedside manner, I had rotator cuff surgery heard all the bad things about it , but I didn't have any problems Dr Teeter took very good care of me I followed her instructions and was back to work as a nurse in 2 weeks light duty of course I would recommend her 100%.
in Red Oak, TX |
Dr.Teeter really took the time to discuss my procedure and post op expectations.
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Carmelita A. Teeter, MD, is a native of Brownsville, Texas and has proudly served the patients in the great state of Texas for over 12 years. As a child of a military family, she spent a great part of her youth traveling, both in the US and abroad.

Dr. Teeter studied biomedical ethics at Brown University where she received her undergraduate degree. She chose Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas for medical school. After residency in Ohio, she returned to Texas for her sports medicine fellowship at University of Texas at Houston.

Dr. Teeter has a great passion for the care of athletes of all ages and specializes in arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine.

"I like building a personal relationship with each of my patients. I love when they participate in their care and in the healing process. It feels fantastic when the patient fully recovers and is able to return to the sports or activities that they love."

In her free time, Dr. Teeter enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 daughters, 4 dogs, and 3 horses. She loves to ride both horses and bicycles. She looks forward to exploring the DFW Metroplex to see all it has to offer.

Dr. Teeter's Care Philosophy

"We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care."

Dr. Teeter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Arizona

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Hosps Cleveland Case Western Reserve University Affil Prgm

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release