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Thomas Burns, MD



Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

715 Discovery Blvd., Ste. 102, Cedar Park, Texas 78613

Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

4611 Guadalupe St., Ste 200, Austin, Texas 78751

Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

6818 Austin Center Blvd, Austin, Texas, 78731

Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

5329 Serene Hills Dr., Ste. 202, Austin, Texas 78738

Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

207 West Ave E, Lampasas, TX 76550



Dr. Burns has been practicing orthopedics and sports medicine in Austin since 1991. He is a team physician for the United States Ski Team and travels the world taking care of world-class athletes. He continues to treat athletes at the professional, Olympic, collegiate, high school and recreational levels. He currently cares for the U.S. Ski Team and numerous high school and recreational athletes in the Austin and central Texas area. Dr. Burns has over two decades of experience treating athletes of all levels in multiple sports. As a previous competitive athlete, the added experience of treating world-class athletes has given Dr. Burns insight that has helped him return athletes to competition quickly with as little loss of conditioning as possible.

Dr. Burns’ orthopaedic interests include minimally invasive knee arthroscopy and shoulder arthroscopy and minimal incision joint replacement techniques as well as accelerated, sport-specific rehabilitation techniques. He also has a special interest in regenerative medicine including orthopedic applications for autologous stem cells and PRP (platelet-rich plasma). Outside interests include family, tennis, golf, hunting and travel.


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