Dr. Theodore Shybut, MD

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Dr. Theodore Shybut, MD

Theodore B. Shybut, MD is Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He has advanced board subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College, where he competed in intercollegiate lightweight crew. He graduated from Columbia University – College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed orthopedic surgery residency at New York University Langone Medical Center – Hospital for Joint Diseases (#4 for orthopedic surgery in US News 2014), then fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, the top-ranked medical school in Texas. He is a member of American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has run the Boston and New York Marathons. He has published and presented research on ACL reconstruction surgery and meniscus tears. Dr. Shybut's future research interest is biological enhancement of ligament, tendon, and cartilage repairs/reconstructions to improve outcomes and minimize later degenerative effects from sports injuries. He is one of a select few American physicians with Level 2 Provider Certification by the International Board of Rugby. Dr. Shybut's clinical specialties include: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery including revision surgery for prior failed ACL surgery Meniscus repair Shoulder stabilization (SLAP repair, Bankart repair, labral repair) Rotator cuff repair Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery) Articular cartilage restoration surgery (OATS, ACI, microfracture, Stem Cells) Osteotomies of the knee PCL, MCL, LCL injuries Biceps injuries Platelet rich plasma (PRP) Fractures of the shoulder (clavicle, proximal humerus) Shoulder arthroplasty (shoulder replacement) Stem cell therapy

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Dr. Shybut's Care Philosophy

I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. I treat athletes from pros to high school to weekend warriors to more "experienced" individuals to regular folks. I was a collegiate athlete, and can personally relate to the challenge of time off for musculoskeletal injury. Please look for me on Facebook and Twitter (@ShybutMD).

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    I would tell anyone with shoulder issues to see this wonderful Doctor. He is helpful, honest and so kind. Answers your questions with ease and he's good at what he does. He's my go to man for shoulder injuries.
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    Theodore B. Shybut, MD is Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He has advanced board subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine.

    He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College, where he competed in intercollegiate lightweight crew. He graduated from Columbia University – College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed orthopedic surgery residency at New York University Langone Medical Center – Hospital for Joint Diseases (#4 for orthopedic surgery in US News 2014), then fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, the top-ranked medical school in Texas.

    He is a member of American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has run the Boston and New York Marathons. He has published and presented research on ACL reconstruction surgery and meniscus tears.

    Dr. Shybut's future research interest is biological enhancement of ligament, tendon, and cartilage repairs/reconstructions to improve outcomes and minimize later degenerative effects from sports injuries.

    He is one of a select few American physicians with Level 2 Provider Certification by the International Board of Rugby.

    Dr. Shybut's clinical specialties include:

    Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery including revision surgery for prior failed ACL surgery

    Meniscus repair

    Shoulder stabilization (SLAP repair, Bankart repair, labral repair)

    Rotator cuff repair

    Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery)

    Articular cartilage restoration surgery (OATS, ACI, microfracture, Stem Cells)

    Osteotomies of the knee

    PCL, MCL, LCL injuries

    Biceps injuries

    Platelet rich plasma (PRP)

    Fractures of the shoulder (clavicle, proximal humerus)

    Shoulder arthroplasty (shoulder replacement)

    Stem cell therapy

    Dr. Shybut's Care Philosophy

    I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. I treat athletes from pros to high school to weekend warriors to more "experienced" individuals to regular folks. I was a collegiate athlete, and can personally relate to the challenge of time off for musculoskeletal injury. Please look for me on Facebook and Twitter (@ShybutMD).

    Dr. Shybut'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 Sports Medicine
    •  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 Tendon Rupture
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bicep Injuries
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Cartilage Disorders
    • Cartilage Tear
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Strain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Rupture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patella Tendon Tears
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
    • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Ruptured Tendon
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Separation
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Torn Cartilage
    • Tricep Injuries

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 2004

    • Internship Hospital
      Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

      Completed in 2005

    • Residency Hospital
      Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

      Completed in 2009

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Baylor College Of Medicine: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery

      Completed in 2010

    • Undergraduate School
      Harvard University

      Graduated in 2000

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Men's Sports Medicine
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Arm Surgery
    • 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 Surgery Reconstruction
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Bicep Repairs
    • Bone Marrow Aspiration
    • Cartilage Implantation
    • Cartilage Repair
    • Cartilage Transplant
    • Cell Based Therapy
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Implantation
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Cartilage Treatment
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Osteotomy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee Tendon Repair
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Labrum Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Osteotomy
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Stem Cell Therapy
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tommy John Surgery
    • Tricep Repair
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate