Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Baylor School of Medicine Co-Director, Combined Baylor School of Medicine & San Antonio, Texas Sports Medicine Fellowship Medical Director, Burkhart Research Institute for Orthopaedics The Sports InstituteThe San Antonio Orthopaedic Group
Dr. DeBerardino is an orthopaedic surgeon and retired US Army Veteran specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and hip and reconstructive procedures of the knee and shoulder.
Dr. DeBerardino graduated from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY in 1985. He attended New York Medical College and then completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. Dr. DeBerardino completed his training with the two year John A. Feagin, Jr, Sports Medicine Fellowship at both Brooke Army Medical Center and the United States Military Academy’s Keller Army Hospital. He returned to Brooke Army Medical Center in 1997, where he became the Chief of the Sports Medicine Service before moving back to West Point in 2001.
Dr. DeBerardino completed his 24-year Army career at the rank of Colonel. He served as Director of the West Point Sports Medicine Fellowship and Head Team Physician for Army Athletics before his retirement from the Army in 2009. Dr. DeBerardino comes back to San Antonio now after seven years from 2009-2016 as an Associate Professor and Orthopaedic Team Physician for the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at the University of Connecticut Medical Center and the UCONN Athletic Department.
He is currently a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and serves in San Antonio as the Co-Director of the Combined Baylor College of Medicine and the San Antonio Orthopaedic Group, Texas Sports Medicine Fellowship.
He has pioneered a number of open and arthroscopic knee and shoulder procedures, and is a frequent speaker and teacher at national and international medical symposia on these procedures. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.