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  • A Nation in Motion
    From A Nation in Motion: As orthopaedic surgeons, we understand bone and joint health problems are among the most prevalent and debilitating health challenges that Americans face. We dedicate our lives to helping people regain their mobility, reduce their pain, and reclaim their freedom to do what they love at every stage of life. Through our work, we strive to provide our patients with high-quality care that keeps them and our country “A Nation in Motion.”

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    Medical organization for orthopedic surgeons provides patient information on injuries and diseases of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.

  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
    Founded in 1972, AOSSM is an international organization of orthopaedic surgeons and other allied health professionals dedicated to sports medicine. Our members are physicians helping weekend warriors cope with the effects of aging, team doctors ensuring health and safety at all levels of sport and researchers working to help athletes prevent and manage injury. In short, sports medicine is more than our members’ job - it is their passion.

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    I am an associate member of AANA. The goal of the Association is to promote, encourage, support and foster through continuing medical education functions, the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery.

  • Baylor Clinic: Theodore B. Shybut MD
    My clinical practice at the Baylor Clinic as a part of the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Houston, Texas. My practice specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and hip. Specialty clinical interests include: ACL reconstruction/ACL surgery, meniscus tears/meniscus repair, shoulder instability and stabilization (labral tear and bankart repair), rotator cuff repair, ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery), articular cartilage restoration surgery (ACI/carticel/OATs/microfracture).

  • Baylor College of Medicine: The Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    The Department of Orthopedics at Baylor College of Medicine is renowned for its high-quality personalized patient care, groundbreaking musculoskeletal research, and multidimensional approach in teaching doctors to become the finest clinicians and orthopedic surgeons in the country.

  • Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
    Research journal for the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. Check out my article on surgical treatment of meniscus tears in the March 2011 issue.

  • Facebook: Theodore Shybut MD
    Visit my practice page on Facebook. If you enjoy the content, please "Like" it. Check out my favorite FB pages and see what exciting things are happening at Baylor College of Medicine.

  • Grafton Street Fund
    Donor advised fund my college roommates and I started to support innovative and successful non-profit organizations. Please explore the site and the past nominees and consider a donation. If you know of any good candidate recipients, let us know!

  • HealthTap: Dr. Theodore Shybut, MD, Sports Medicine
    HealthTap is for people who want instant access to trusted health information from top doctors. Sign up and get answers to your medical questions from HealthTap's network of experts. Dr. Shybut is a Founding Expert.

  • Ibotta, Inc.
    Get on the list... (this is not in any way related to orthopedic surgery or sports medicine, but this app will change the way you shop)

  • STOP Sports Injuries
    From STOP: "There is a growing epidemic of preventable youth sports injuries that are dismantling kids' athletic hopes and dreams at an early age. In response, the STOP Sports Injuries campaign was created... to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in kids"

  • Theodore B. Shybut, MD. - The Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
    My academic position: Theodore B. Shybut, MD. Assistant Professory, The Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine. Houston, Texas.

  • USA Baseball medical position statement
    USA Baseball medical and safety advisory committee position statement and recommendations for youth baseball pitchers including pitch count limits


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