Southwest Sports Medicine

Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopedics is a sports medicine clinic located in Waco, TX, dedicated to meeting the medical needs of athletes and active adults of all ages in the Central Texas community. In addition to being the Team Physicians for Baylor Athletics, Southwest Sports Medicine works with junior colleges and high schools from all over the Central Texas community. Dr. Jon Ellis, Dr. David Haynes, Dr. Bradley Gilliam, Dr. Scott Hecox, Dr. Paul Bednarz and Dr. David Ferguson are Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Doctors Ellis, Haynes, and Gilliam specialize in arthroscopic sports medicine focusing on shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip.

In addition to the arthroscopic sports medicine injuries, Dr. Scott Hecox specializes in hand, wrist & elbow. Dr. Paul Bednarz brings to the group his specialty of foot & Ankle surgery and Dr. David Ferguson specializes in total joint replacement and reconstruction.

Joining alongside a very diverse group of sports medicine and specialty orthopedic physicians, Dr. J. Freeland Ackley brings a much needed specialty to the central Texas community, Orthopedic spine surgery.

With the addition of Dr. Chris W. Miars, Dr. Corbett Boone and Dr. Jaeson Courseault who are primary care sports specialists; we provide a wide range of non-surgical care for the injured athlete as well, including concussion management, pulmonary function testing, and the diagnosis and treatment of exercise induced asthma. Dr. Miars, Dr. Boone and Dr. Courseault have also trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound that provides improved in-office diagnostic capabilities as well as minimally invasive office treatments.

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