Jeffrey Padalecki, MD

Jeffrey R. Padalecki, MD

Orthopedics
Hip CareKnee CareShoulder CareSports Medicine
4.8of 5 | (1084) | View Reviews
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Accepting new patients Available at Multiple Locations Ages seen: 0 - 99 Joined ARC: 2012

About Jeffrey R. Padalecki, MD

  • Dr. Padalecki is a native Texan who is thrilled to be practicing in the Austin area. Throughout his career, he has participated in the care of athletes of all levels, including many professional sports teams. Dr. Padalecki is a former collegiate athlete who continues to commit himself to staying active. He recently completed a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy fellowship at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO. In his free time, Dr. Padalecki enjoys all sports and particularly loves running, biking, and water sports. He is married with three young children.

    Dr. Padalecki serves as the Medical Director for Ballet Austin.

I am committed to giving the patients of Central Texas a better class of Orthopedic care. My goal is to rapidly return patients to the game of life by focusing on the physical and emotional aspects of recovery. I try to accomplish this by building strong personal relationships with my patients, and I always encourage a team approach to their recovery process.

Services

ACL Reconstruction

ACL Reconstruction

The ACL is the ligament in the knee that controls rotation and forward movement of the tibia (shin bone), and is the most common ligament to be injured. ACL reconstruction is a surgical treatment to restore stability at the knee joint.

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Fracture Care (Casting, Bracing, Surgery)

Fracture Care (Casting, Bracing, Surgery)

Fracture treatment to put the pieces of bone back in place, control the pain, give the bone time to heal, prevent complications, and restore normal use of the fractured area.

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Hip Arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows doctors to view the hip joint without making a large incision (cut) through the skin and other soft tissues, and is used to diagnose and treat a wide range of hip problems.

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Labral Repair

Labral Repair

Labral repair surgery is a procedure used to reverse damage to the labrum, or cartilage, in the shoulder.

Meniscus Surgery (Repair, Partial Meniscectomy)

Meniscus Surgery (Repair, Partial Meniscectomy)

Meniscus Surgery (Repair, Partial Meniscectomy) is a procedure to remove or repair a torn meniscus.

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Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

ARC Orthopedic surgeons provide leading-edge, comprehensive care in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of Orthopedic conditions, including total joint replacement and sports medicine. 

Rotator Cuff Repair

Rotator Cuff Repair

The rotator cuff is made up of muscles and tendons that hold the shoulder in place, that allows you to lift your arm and reach up. A rotator cuff tear involves 1 or more rotator cuff tendons becoming inflamed and torn from overuse, aging, a fall on an outstretched hand, or a collision.

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Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder replacement surgery removes diseased or damaged bone in the shoulder and replaces it with an artificial joint.

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Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Credentials

  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Medical School
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, 2006
  • Fellowship
    The Steadman Clinic, Vail, Colorado, Shoulder, Knee, and Hip Arthroscopy Fellowship, 2011-2012
  • Residency
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2011
  • Education
    B.S. in Engineering Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX, 2002
  • Professional Positions
    • Candidate member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Member, American Medical Association
    • Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
    • Member, Texas Medical Association
  • Awards & Honors
    • American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum, UT Southwestern nominee, 2010
    • "Austin’s Top Doctors," Austin Monthly, 20212022, 2024  
    • Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com, 2010-2014, 2016, 2018
    • Patients’ Choice Award, Vitals.com, 2008-2018
    • St. Mary’s University Presidential Scholar Award, 2002
    • Texas Monthly Super Doctors “Rising Stars” - 2015, 2016, 2017

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"

4.8out of 5
  • February 23, 2024

    From calling for an appointment to driving home from the appointment, this medical experience was the single most rewarding and satisfying doctor’s visit in my entire life.

  • February 23, 2024

    Everyone was excellent.

  • February 22, 2024

    Dr Padalecki is incredible. He takes time, talks with you about options, what to expect, what will happen and next steps if the procedure need additional work. He is kind and cheers you on when something is painful. So happy to have him as my ortho surgeon.

  • February 22, 2024

    Great visit! Dr Padalecki was very thorough and personable. Thank you, Dr Padalecki!!

  • February 22, 2024

    Great experience with the doctor and staff. Valet parking is an extra plus!

  • February 21, 2024

    Dr. Padalecki listened to what I thought I needed and by the time I explained it all of it to him, he had compleded the procedure without any pain and I was on my way. Super fine experience.

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