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Dr. Marc Dehart

Orthopedic Surgery
Austin, TX
34 years experience male

Locations

Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation Associates

Austin, TX

Address

4700 Seton Center Pkwy, Austin, TX
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 12am
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

34 Answers
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Septic bone: Too sick for computer help. Bone infections (osteomyelitis) especially those after previous surgery need to be seen by an orthopaedic surgeon. Prefe... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Ankle sprains: You are describing an ankle sprain with 2 of the 3 ropes that hold your bones together (ligaments) on the outside of ankle torn. (Get xray if bones hu... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Hiking afterscope: Most people are functioning well by 3 months after arthroscopy for a meniscus tear. For ligament injuries it is a different story!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Almost always: As long as the fracture is well aligned and not poking out the skin, it usually will do well.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Rib healing: No real good studies on rib fractures. They can hurt for weeks or longer depending on how bad the fractures are. Usually walking around is good.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Contusion pain: A contusion is a bruise, if thats what you have and your allowed to take medicines by your doctor, tylenol (acetaminophen) works just fine. Best to a... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Leg pains: Need to be way more specific, the possible diagnosis for "leg pains" includes fractures, muscle tears, tendonitis, vascular issues, blood clots, nerve... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Cortisone shot time: Most doctors will inject with both cortisone and a numbing medicine (like novicaine that the dentist uses). This may help remove the pain almost imme... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Discoid Meniscus : The discoid meniscus and lateral meniscal surgery often take longer to heal. More important is what else was seen at surgery. If cartilage damage or ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Return to doc: If the symptoms of an ankle sprain are not slowing improving as expected, it is usually worth re-visiting the orthopedic specialist to make sure other... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Finger fracture: If the finger doesnt bend and straighten like normally, if the bone is not straight or appears twisted, get to an orthopaedic hand surgeon within a we... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Fat arms: Clearly weight loss is the correct answer if the obesity is causing symptoms.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Extension loss: If you can't extend (get leg straight) thats a real problem, if there was trauma and the muscles are working you may have a tear of the quadriceps ten... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Avoid overuse: Tendonitis is most often really a "soft tissue fatigue fracture" the tendon wears out because as we get older than 20 - 30 our tissues heal more slow... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Bone embolism: Fat embolism syndrome is a problem usually reserved for major multitrauma involving the long bones (femur and tibia). The big problems are usually in... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Ostopenia age: You can have osteoporosis at any age. But usually women need worry only at the age of menopause when ovaries stop producing the bone saving hormones.... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Leg swelling: Pain and swelling of the leg can be many things. Blood clots (deep vein thrombosis), lympadema, tumors, infections can all be problems. See a doctor... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Arthritis Home Fix: While there are and endless list of home remedies for arthritis and joint pain. Many lack the research that show they actually work. Many of these a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Chondromatosis: Synovial chondromatosis is a rare, benign condition of the thin tissue lining your joints (synovium). This tumor does not spread to other parts of t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Cheer Injury: Cheer = the sport with the highest injury rate. Sinking into a split and forceful straddles can put excess tension on the muscle/tendons and are comm... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Fosamax (alendronate) Fractures: Long term use of drugs like Fosamax (alendronate) have been associated with rare stress fracture in the proximal femur. Most sources seem to say that... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Supplements un-neede: For a normal healthy 22 yo, taking supplements to build bulk is just not needed. A better investment is a healthy diet and a single multivitamin. The... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Knee pain: Knee pain can be caused by injury, overuse, arthritis, cancer, hip or spine issues and other things. To help your physician understand your specific... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Heel Pain: 4 months is long enough for self-rx, probably time to check in with your family practice or if that doesn't work a foot fellowship trained orthopaedic... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Hand numbness: Many things can make your hand go numb. Almost all involve the nerves that send signals to your brain. Any nerve pinching or problem between your fi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Hip surgery dangers: The main complications of hip surgery are: scar, pain, bleeding blood clots in leg which can rarely go to lungs and be fatal (usually prevented with... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Depends: Restrictions after shoulder surgery are best discussed with the surgeon who performed the operation. Depending on the extent of the surgery there may... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Natural cures: Rheumatoid arthritis is best managed with strong medicines to help the immune system turn off. While you will be able to find a zillion web pages on ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Hip Materials: Engineers are always trying new materials in hope of making hips last longer. Sadly most of the new materials have not worked as well for the majorit... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Relax: If exercise doesn't help your symptoms go see a primary care doctor.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Patella dislocation: Dislocation of the patella is different than "dislocating your knee". The patella pops out from direct trauma or a "knock knee" (valgus) alignment. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Pain and Numbness: If the hip hurts but the pain goes down to the knee, calf, foot or toes, you may wish to consider it sciatica - a pinched nerve in your back. If the ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
ACL Stiffness: ACL surgery involves cutting skin, soft tissue and drilling bone. Stiffness early on is common and rehab exercises are encouraged and may take 4 - 6 ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Knee pain: Knee pain can be caused by injury, overuse, arthritis, cancer, hip or spine issues and other things. To help your physician understand your specific... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dehart is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dehart is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Well thanks doctor...i donot use it...i infact take vitamin B complex,and vitamin E,as suggested by my trainer..but wanted to know
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Thank u for your help
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
Completed 1995

Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Third Place, Texas - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
American Association Of Hip And Knee Surgeons
Texas Orthopaedic Association
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