Dr. Jeffrey Padalecki, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Padalecki, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(34)
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Dr. Jeffrey Padalecki, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic knee surgery, and more.Read his story

1301 W 38th St Ste 102

Austin, TX 78705

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Padalecki's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Padalecki "Dr. Jeff Padalecki, Austin, Texas orthopedic surgeon, specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip. His practice focuses on both surgical and non-surgical treatments of sport-related injuries and degenerative disorders. Dr. Padalecki uses advanced arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to treat a number of joint related conditions and sports injuries, including frozen shoulder, ligament injuries of the knee, meniscus injuries, rotator cuff injuries and chondral defects of the hip. Dr. Padalecki is a Texas native and former collegiate athlete, receiving a NCAA Basketball Scholarship at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. He is one of the few orthopedic surgeons who have had the privilege of completing their fellowship training in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine with the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. While at the Steadman Clinic, Dr. Padalecki trained with the top orthopedic surgeons in the world for complex shoulder, knee and hip surgery. Dr. Padalecki has been heavily involved in research throughout his sports medicine career and has been the recipient of the prestigious Albert Trillat Young Investigator Award. This is an international honor that is only awarded to one surgeon every two years. His research interests include ACL and cartilage injuries in young patients, meniscus repair surgeries and novel techniques for treating complex shoulder injuries. Dr. Jeff Padalecki, orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas, has treated numerous professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, PGA tour and professional tennis, and he has also served as a physician for the US Ski and Snowboard teams. By having the privilege of working with these professional athletes, he has become well-versed in arthroscopic joint restoration procedures. Whether you are a professional athlete or someone looking to stay active and enjoy your daily activities, Austin, Texas orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeff Padalecki's goal is to offer specialized, orthopedic care and support to his patients."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Padalecki "Whether you are an elite athlete or simply someone looking to stay active, Dr. Padalecki's goal is to offer specialized care and support through every step of the process. He prides himself on communication with his patients and is always available for their needs."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip 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 Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • St. Mary's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Tx Southwestern Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • The Steadman Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Padalecki has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Padalecki's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Padalecki to family and friends
4.0
based on 34 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Padalecki's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Jeffrey did an incredible job with my left shoulder. Incredibly professional, knowledgeable and I would in every moment go back to him because he is a real expert ! Thank you very much!
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Hello, We're glad to hear that your visit with Dr. Padalecki was a great one! We aim to give our patients outstanding service and will continue to do so. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience! Thank You, ARC Customer Service

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My wife experience with this physician literally left her in tears. She complained of having to sit in the room for an hour each time she has visited. Though he comes off as being nice enough he is not a terrific listener, My wife is claustrophobic (for real!) and he scheduled an MRI for her...more
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OMG. Dr. Padalecki is a miracle worker. Crushed my humerus in Belize and he fixed the damage the VooDoo Dr did. 1000% recommend him.
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Dear Ms. Banks, Thanks! We think that Dr. Padalecki is amazing too! We are happy to hear that your visit with him/her and Austin Regional Clinic was a pleasant one. Thank You, ARC Customer Service

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Dr. Padaleki is great with Athletes, he understands we need to work to get string again, that we can't just sit around and do nothing. He is knowledgeable and honest. A straight shooter! Very thrilled to have found him, he took what seemed like an end of life sentence at 36 and gave me back my...more
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Dr Padalecki was recommended to me by a work associate who had had both shoulders repaired for rotator cuff injuries. Dr. Padalecki was personable, professional, and quickly put me at ease. Post surgery review and later follow-up was excellent. I highly recommend Dr. Padalecki to anyone...more
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