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Austin, Texas orthopedic surgeon, Jeffrey Padalecki, MD specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee. His practice focuses on both non-surgical and surgical treatments of sports-related injuries and degenerative disorders, including frozen shoulder, ligament injuries of the knee, meniscus injuries, rotator cuff injuries and chondral defects of the hip. Using advanced arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to treat a number of joint related conditions and sports injuries, Jeffrey Padalecki, MD is able to return his Austin, Texas patients to a healthy, active lifestyle.

Throughout his sports medicine career, he has been heavily involved in research and has been the recipient of the prestigious Albert Trillat Young Investigator Award. The Albert Trillat Young Investigator Award is an international honor that is only awarded to one surgeon every two years. Dr. Padalecki’s research interests include ACL and cartilage injuries in young patients, meniscus repair surgeries and novel techniques for treating complex shoulder injuries.

Jeffrey Padalecki, MD is one of the few orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists who have had the privilege of completing their fellowship training in arthroscopic surgery with the Steadman Clinic, located in Vail, Colorado. While at the Steadman Clinic, he trained with the top orthopedic surgeons in the world for complex shoulder, hip and knee surgery.

Dr. Padalecki, orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas, has treated numerous professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, PGA tour and professional tennis, and he has also served as a physician for the US Ski and Snowboard teams. By having the privilege of working with these professional athletes, he has become well-versed in arthroscopic joint restoration procedures and sports medicine treatments.

Whether you are a professional athlete or someone looking to stay active and enjoy your daily activities, Austin, Texas orthopedic surgeon, Jeffrey Padalecki, MD’s goal is to offer specialized, orthopedic care and support to his patients.

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Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Austin Regional Clinic

Dr. Jeff Padalecki is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Austin, Texas specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip. His practice focuses on both surgical and non-surgical treatments of sport-related injuries and degenerative disorders.



Fellowship, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy

The Steadman Clinic - Vail, Colorado

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery

UT Southwestern, Parkland Hospital

MD, Doctor of Medicine

UT Houston Medical School

Bachelor of Science

St. Mary's University