Provide state-of-the-art treatment options for complex sports injuries with emphasis on shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears and multiligamentous knee, cartilage, and meniscus injuries.
Dr. DeBerardino is a nationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. Dr. DeBerardino has a special interest in the management of complex injuries of the knee and shoulder and arthroscopic management of hip impingement and labral tear management in young active adults. Dr. DeBerardino recently moved back to San Antonio after spending the last fifteen years at the United States Military Academy where he was the Head Team Physician for the collegiate athletic teams and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship program and most recently as a team physician for the University of Connecticut athletic teams including football and the men's and women's basketball programs.
Dr. DeBerardino is author of over 70 scientific publications on ligament, tendon and cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder, and hip. He has won several prestigious awards including the AOSSM NCAA Research Award; the Aircast Award for Clinical Science Presentation; and the AOSSM-ESSKA European Traveling Fellowship. He is a member of many national and international professional societies including: the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the International ACL Study Group and the prestigious Herodicus Society. Dr. DeBerardino also has a special interest in procedures to preserve the hip and knee joints. He has a special interest in the use of hip arthroscopic procedures to avoid the development of arthritis and osteotomies and cartilage repair procedures to limit degeneration of the knee joint.