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About Us: About the Practice

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Dr. Carter discusses the advantages of Hip Resurfacing over traditional Hip Replacement.

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Dr. Carter discusses the advanced technology and techniques that assist him during hip and knee replacement surgeries.
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Our specialties include:

* Hip Replacement & Resurfacing Surgery
* Knee & Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
* Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
* Computer-Assisted Hip and Knee Replacement
* Sports Medicine
* Fracture Care
* Arthroscopy
* Shoulder Replacement

Dr. Shelby Carter is a partner and President of the Medical Park Orthopedic Clinic in Austin, Texas. With two decades of orthopedic experience he is committed to providing the highest quality patient care.

Specialties include: Hip Replacement and Resurfacing, Total and Partial Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement , Computer Assisted Hip and Knee Replacement, Sports Medicine, Fracture Care, Arthroscopy and Shoulder Replacement.

Dr. Carter's training, certification, experience, and collaboration with fellow innovative surgeons allow him to provide each of his patients with sophisticated, state-of the-art orthopedic care and optimal surgical outcomes.

Ongoing education and application of new and emerging surgical techniques enables Dr. Carter to consistently offer the highest level of orthopedic expertise. State-of the-art techniques with which Dr Carter has extensive training and experience include: the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System, the Minimally Invasive Oxford Knee Unicompartmental Replacement, the Minimally Invasive Direct Anterior Hip Replacement, and Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery. Other operative techniques Dr. Carter specializes in include: fully arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, and cartilage transplantation.


2011 Voted Best Doctors

Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 2003 to present.

Super Doctors 2006

In 2009 Dr. Carter completed his re-certification for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He has been Board Certified in orthopedics and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons since 1990. Dr. Carter's experience and expertise in hip and knee procedures further qualify him as a fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Dr. Carter has been honored professionally by his peers for selection in: Best Doctors in America, 2003-present; Super Doctors of Texas, 2004-present; and Austin Monthly’s Best Doctor Selection, 2004–present.