Theodore Shybut, M.D. is Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He is fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. His clinical practice specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgeries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and hip.
Dr. Shybut is a graduate of Harvard University. He attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the New York University Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases, recognized as one of America’s top hospitals for orthopedic surgery by US News & World Report. Dr. Shybut then completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he spent an extra year of training learning advanced arthroscopic surgery techniques and assisted in taking care of Houston’s professional and collegiate athletes. He was an affiliate physician of the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann from 2010-2012.
Dr. Shybut has extensive experience covering teams and events, including the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, and Houston Dynamo. Dr. Shybut was the team physician for Humble I.S.D. with responsibility for Atascocita High School, Humble High School, and Summer Creek High School from 2010-2012.
Dr. Shybut’s interest in athletics and sports medicine stems from his personal pursuits. He competed as a college athlete at Harvard, rowing for the freshman and varsity lightweight crews. Following his intercollegiate rowing career, he became an avid runner, having completed six marathons, including the Boston and New York marathons. He placed first in the Cincinnati Flying Pig 5K in 2007.
Dr. Shybut remains professionally connected as a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Locally he is an active member of the Houston Orthopaedic Society.