Dr. John D. Polousky, MD

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Dr. John D. Polousky, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

7601 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75024 Get Directions
(469) 303-3987

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In 2010, after starting and building a highly successful pediatric sports medicine program at The Childrens Hospital in Aurora, Colorado, Dr. Polousky, and his partner Dr. Brooke Pengel, moved their practice to The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, founding the Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Medicine Institute. Both Drs. Polousky and Pengel shared a vision of creating a center focused solely on the unique musculoskeletal needs of children and young adults. We offer patient focused, individualized treatment for all of our patients, from the most routine sprain or broken bone to the most complicated limb reconstruction. Our entire staff is committed to our vision. We enjoy our patients and their families and it shows when you come our office. Secondary Specialties: Limb Lengthening and ReconstructionRead more

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I took my 9 yo to see Dr. Polousky after a failed diagnosis by another orthopedic dr. The failed diagnosis was a stress injury to the ankle bone. Dr. Polousky examined her, took x-rays and confirmed there was nothing wrong with the bone. The issue was a weak ankle that kept getting re-injured after an ankle sprain. After 3 weeks of physical therapy to strengthen the ankle tendons, my daughter is doing much better and on her way to a full recovery. Dr. Polousky was wonderful with her!
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • 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
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 2006

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Polousky's Care Philosophy

In 2010, after starting and building a highly successful pediatric sports medicine program at The Childrens Hospital in Aurora, Colorado, Dr. Polousky, and his partner Dr. Brooke Pengel, moved their practice to The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, founding the Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Medicine Institute. Both Drs. Polousky and Pengel shared a vision of creating a center focused solely on the unique musculoskeletal needs of children and young adults. We offer patient focused, individualized treatment for all of our patients, from the most routine sprain or broken bone to the most complicated limb reconstruction. Our entire staff is committed to our vision. We enjoy our patients and their families and it shows when you come our office. Secondary Specialties: Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction