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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
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).