Dr. Carmelita Teeter, MD

Dr. Carmelita Teeter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Carmelita Teeter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Irving, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read her story

6750 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 270

Irving, TX 75039

Contact Information

(214) 496-9700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Teeter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
high
more than 85% of peers
Elbow Bursitis
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Teeter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Teeter "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Teeter ""We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care.""

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • 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

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35  Procedures

  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Arizona
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Hosps Cleveland Case Western Reserve University Affil Prgm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teeter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teeter's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teeter to family and friends
23 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Teeter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

One very cautious Doctor and extremely careful to use all areas to eliminate all possibilities. Pleased with the outcome even that it at the time, it seemed to me, the time it took from the first meeting till the time of the operation was longer than I would have wanted it to take. Eliminating all...more
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I went to Dr. Teeter and she gave me an injection in my knee after we discussed my condition and pain level. I plan a follow up visit with her to make sure my pain and knee is treated in a few weeks. She was very nice and listened to my concerns. Her staff was very friendly made me feel at ease.
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Based on my experience and treatment under Dr. Teeter I would like to say that Dr.Teeter is excellent Orthopedic Surgeon. She replaced my Hip after I was brought into emergency from DFW airport The surgery and treatment after surgery were excellent.. Dr Teeter is calm and smiling doctor. She is...more
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Relocated Dallas In search of an orthopedic physicians Made appointment online Went for my visit the front office staff very professional The X-ray tech very courteous And patient Dr Teeter was amazing . She welcome me to Dallas She listen to me and answered all my question . They over all...more
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Dr. Teeter is a warm and caring professional. She is an excellent surgeon and provides you with a truthful assessment of your situation. She and her team deliver great aftercare. Yes, I would recommend her to any of my friends and family if the need arose for an excellent orthopedist.
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