Sports Medicine

Our Sports Medicine team specializes in triumphs – helping you return to a sport or activity as quickly and safely as possible.

Whether providing the most advanced nonsurgical care available or the latest minimally invasive arthroscopic procedure, our specialists are experts in treating sports-related injuries and disorders that affect the bones, joints, and muscles.

All ages and levels of athletes in North Texas, as well as individuals who simply want to stay active, can count on UT Southwestern's sports medicine specialists for exceptional, individualized care. 

Our orthopaedic surgeons are trusted by athletes throughout the community. We serve as the team physicians for a number of organizations, including the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars.

Comprehensive Care

Our sports medicine specialists offer a multidisciplinary approach to care. Surgeons, medical doctors, rehabilitation specialists, and other health care specialists are all part of our team.

We are experts in treating sports injuries and disorders of the:

We also have a team of orthopaedic experts.

We offer: 

  • Evaluations of conditions and injuries using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools
  • Medical management and nonsurgical treatments
  • Casting and functional bracing
  • Platelet-rich plasma treatments
  • Minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery
  • Complex surgical procedures 
  • Physical rehabilitation services
  • Injury prevention information

Minimizing Downtime with Effective Treatments

Our specialists offer treatments focused on safety to reduce downtime and help you achieve long-term performance goals. We always consider the injury, objective of the patient, and the full spectrum of treatment options available.

Whenever possible, our team offers conservative treatments before recommending surgery.

If surgery is appropriate, you can rely on our sports medicine specialists to determine the right procedure for you. We are experts in highly advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures – particularly those involving the shoulder, knee, and hip.

Our expertise in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery translates into faster recovery times (sometimes days, instead of weeks) for you. We also are among a handful of orthopaedic surgeons in North Texas offering arthroscopic hip replacement surgery. 

Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a sports medicine specialist at UT Southwestern or to learn more about our services, please fill out the Appointment Request form or call 214-645-8300.