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Your San Antonio Orthopedic Specialist

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Dr. Michael Heckman

Dr. Heckman is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in both Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is a Clinical Professor for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Heckman has completed fellowship training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive shoulder and knee surgery. He specializes in knee and shoulder arthroscopy and performs total knee and total shoulder joint replacements.

He has a special interest in treating Anterior Cruciate Injuries (ACL) knee injuries and routinely performs “ACL revision” surgeries to correct complications or problems in patients who have had prior ACL surgical reconstruction or repairs.

He treats meniscal tears and multi-ligament injuries of the knee and rotator cuff tears, instability, and dislocations of the shoulder. He is involved in research on the ACL and Rotator Cuff repairs and is studying the  use of biologics and stem cells in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries.

He has been selected by his physician peers as being one of the “Best Doctors in America” and one of the “Best Doctors in San Antonio” for the last 22 years. Vitals.com has awarded Dr. Heckman its’ “Patient Choice Award” in 2016, 2017,2018, 2019 and 2020 given to the top 1% of its’ physicians based on patient reviews.

Unlike other Orthopedic Surgery clinics, our patients will always be evaluated by Dr. Heckman or in many cases by more than one Orthopaedic surgeon. Their Orthopedic care will not be directed by a (PA) physician assistant, nurse practitioner or family practice physician.