Dr. Theodore Shybut, MD

Dr. Theodore Shybut, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Dr. Theodore Shybut, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

7200 Cambridge St Ste 10A

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Texas True Choice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hip Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Shybut's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shybut "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shybut "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)."

10  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

61  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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Tricep Injuries
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65  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • 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 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 Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • 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 and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Tricep Repair
  • 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.


  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Baylor College Of Medicine: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award (Vitals.com), 2012
  • Patients' Choice Award (Vitals.com), 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (medical honor society), 2004
  • Top Ten Doctor (Vitals.com), 2012
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (Vitals.com), 2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shybut's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shybut to family and friends
19 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shybut's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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