Dr. Theodore B. Shybut, MD

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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).Read more

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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...Read more

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

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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
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tricep Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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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 Medical School

    Graduated in 2000

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in 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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Dr. Shybut's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Shybut says...

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).