Baylor Scott & White Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics Clinic located in Waco, TX, dedicated to meeting the medical needs of athletes, active adults and orthopedic injuries of all ages in the Central Texas community. In addition to being the Team Physicians for Baylor Athletics, Southwest Sports Medicine works with junior colleges and high schools all over the Central Texas community. Our providers consist of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Certified Surgeons, specialty orthopedic surgeons, and primary care sports medicine specialists.

Specialties range from primary care sports medicine, orthopedic sports medicine, hand/wrist & elbow, total joint replacement, and orthopedic spine care.

Insurances accepted

Baylor Scott & White has established agreements with several types of insurance to ensure your health needs are covered.

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the hospital or health plan to verify coverage information before scheduling your visit/procedure.
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Medical services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​In addition to being the team physicians for Baylor University Athletics, the Waco sports medicine and orthopedic specialists here work with junior colleges and high schools from throughout the Central Texas area.
  • Back and neck care

    Back and neck care

    Our board-certified, fellowship-trained spine specialists are renowned for their expertise in many spinal and neck conditions, including:

    • Arthritis
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Fracture
    • Stenosis
    • Disc Protrusion
    • Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Lumber Stenosis
    • Lumber Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Spine Trauma
    • Lumber Stenosis
    • Herniated disk in the neck and back
    • Sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Laminectomy
    • Fusion operations for specific types of disk herniation
    • Spine trauma or fractures
    • Adolescent scoliosis
    • Bone health and osteoporosis
  • Elbow

    Elbow

    Conditions Treated:

    • Distal bicep tendon tear/rupture
    • Elbow dislocation
    • Olecranon bursitis
    • Cubital tunnel syndrome
    • Elbow sprain
    • Tennis elbow
    • Golfer’s elbow
    • Fractures
  • Foot and ankle

    Foot and ankle

    Many Central Texans experience foot and ankle problems ranging from sprains to more serious injuries. Our foot and ankle specialists treat:

    • Plantar fasciitis
    • Achilles tendonitis
    • Heel pain
    • Hallux ridgidus (stiff big toe)
    • Tendon and ligament injuries
    • Sports related injuries
    • Ankle and foot fractures
    • Shin splints
    • Stress fracture of foot
    • Lisfranc injury
  • Hand and wrist

    Hand and wrist

    Baylor Scott & White Southwest Sports Medicine and Orthopedics treats diseases and injuries that cause pain and impair the strength, function and flexibility of hands, wrists and fingers. We treat:

    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Dupuytren’s contracture
    • Ganglion cyst
    • Trigger finger
    • Nerve and tendon injuries
    • Lacerations
    • Hand and wrist pain
    • Wrist and hand fractures
    • Mallet finger
    • Wrist, finger and thumb sprain
    • Arthritis of hand and wrist
    • Boutonniere deformity
    • DeQuervains tendinosis

    Southwest Sports also offers an extensive hand therapy program where specially trained occupational therapists help hand surgery patients regain strength and range of motion.

  • Joint replacement

    Joint replacement

    Joint replacement of hip and knee, is an approach that can completely or partially replace the damaged joint with an implant designed to regain range of motion, reduce or eliminate pain and resume your normal life. We offer:

    • Experience joint replacement specialists
    • Prosthesis development to provider better, longer-lasting implants
    • Robotic-arm assisted technology
    • Fast recovery times

    Patient Education

    Baylor Scott & White Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopedics has developed an innovative education and therapy program designed to help total joint replacement patients return home sooner—often three days post-op.

    Our coordinated orthopedic care team combines early mobility with progressive rehabilitation and advanced pain management for rapid recovery.

  • Knee

    Knee

    You rely on your knees every day. After years of constant use, they may begin to wear out. We offer several options for joint replacement, joint revision and partial knee resurfacing to get you back on the move safely and quickly. We Treat:

    • Runners knee
    • Osgood-Schlatter disease
    • Jumpers knee
    • Chondromalacia patella
    • ACL, MCL, PCL tears
    • Articular cartilage defects
    • Patellar instability
    • Patellofemoral instability
    • Patella fracture
    • Patellar dislocation
    • Quadriceps tendon rupture
    • Patella tendon rupture
    • Meniscal tears
    • Bursitis
    • Iliotibial band syndrome
    • Arthritis
    • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Shoulders

    Shoulders

    Southwest Sports Medicine Non-surgical shoulder specialists perform in-depth evaluations and use advanced imaging studies when necessary to determine the underlying cause of your shoulder injury. Most injuries can be treated conservatively by nonsurgical procedures. Southwest Sports Medicine offers a comprehensive range of treatment options ranging from pain medication and physical therapy to state-of-the-art biologic injections to speed up your recovery. We treat:

    • Rotator cuff tear
    • Shoulder impingement
    • Arthritis
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Subluxation of shoulder
    • Thoracic outlet syndrome
    • Dislocated shoulder
    • Little league shoulder
    • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Spine

    Spine

    Conditions Treated:

    • Cervical radiculopathy/myelopathy
    • Spinal fracture
    • Herniated disc
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Disco protrusion
    • Low back pain
    • Lumbar radiculopathy
    • Facet joint arthritis
    • Spondylolysis
    • Spondylolthesis
    • Scoliosis
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Sciatica
  • Sports medicine

    Sports medicine

    We provider a wide range of nonsurgical care for injured athletes, including;

    • Concussion management
    • Any sport related injury
    Learn more about sports medicine

Back and neck care

Our board-certified, fellowship-trained spine specialists are renowned for their expertise in many spinal and neck conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Fracture
  • Stenosis
  • Disc Protrusion
  • Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumber Stenosis
  • Lumber Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Spine Trauma
  • Lumber Stenosis
  • Herniated disk in the neck and back
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Fusion operations for specific types of disk herniation
  • Spine trauma or fractures
  • Adolescent scoliosis
  • Bone health and osteoporosis

Elbow

Conditions Treated:

  • Distal bicep tendon tear/rupture
  • Elbow dislocation
  • Olecranon bursitis
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Elbow sprain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Fractures

Foot and ankle

Many Central Texans experience foot and ankle problems ranging from sprains to more serious injuries. Our foot and ankle specialists treat:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Heel pain
  • Hallux ridgidus (stiff big toe)
  • Tendon and ligament injuries
  • Sports related injuries
  • Ankle and foot fractures
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fracture of foot
  • Lisfranc injury

Hand and wrist

Baylor Scott & White Southwest Sports Medicine and Orthopedics treats diseases and injuries that cause pain and impair the strength, function and flexibility of hands, wrists and fingers. We treat:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Trigger finger
  • Nerve and tendon injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Hand and wrist pain
  • Wrist and hand fractures
  • Mallet finger
  • Wrist, finger and thumb sprain
  • Arthritis of hand and wrist
  • Boutonniere deformity
  • DeQuervains tendinosis

Southwest Sports also offers an extensive hand therapy program where specially trained occupational therapists help hand surgery patients regain strength and range of motion.

Joint replacement

Joint replacement of hip and knee, is an approach that can completely or partially replace the damaged joint with an implant designed to regain range of motion, reduce or eliminate pain and resume your normal life. We offer:

  • Experience joint replacement specialists
  • Prosthesis development to provider better, longer-lasting implants
  • Robotic-arm assisted technology
  • Fast recovery times

Patient Education

Baylor Scott & White Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopedics has developed an innovative education and therapy program designed to help total joint replacement patients return home sooner—often three days post-op.

Our coordinated orthopedic care team combines early mobility with progressive rehabilitation and advanced pain management for rapid recovery.

Knee

You rely on your knees every day. After years of constant use, they may begin to wear out. We offer several options for joint replacement, joint revision and partial knee resurfacing to get you back on the move safely and quickly. We Treat:

  • Runners knee
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Jumpers knee
  • Chondromalacia patella
  • ACL, MCL, PCL tears
  • Articular cartilage defects
  • Patellar instability
  • Patellofemoral instability
  • Patella fracture
  • Patellar dislocation
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture
  • Patella tendon rupture
  • Meniscal tears
  • Bursitis
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Osteochondritis dissecans

Shoulders

Southwest Sports Medicine Non-surgical shoulder specialists perform in-depth evaluations and use advanced imaging studies when necessary to determine the underlying cause of your shoulder injury. Most injuries can be treated conservatively by nonsurgical procedures. Southwest Sports Medicine offers a comprehensive range of treatment options ranging from pain medication and physical therapy to state-of-the-art biologic injections to speed up your recovery. We treat:

  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Arthritis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Subluxation of shoulder
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Little league shoulder
  • Osteochondritis dissecans

Spine

Conditions Treated:

  • Cervical radiculopathy/myelopathy
  • Spinal fracture
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Disco protrusion
  • Low back pain
  • Lumbar radiculopathy
  • Facet joint arthritis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolthesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Sciatica

Sports medicine

We provider a wide range of nonsurgical care for injured athletes, including;

  • Concussion management
  • Any sport related injury
Learn more about sports medicine

Pay bill

Baylor Scott & White Health is pleased to offer you multiple options to pay your bill. View our guide to understand your Baylor Scott & White billing statement.

We offer two online payment options:

Other payment options:

  • Pay by mail

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    Please mail the payment to the address listed on your statement.

  • Pay by phone

    Call 1.800.994.0371 to make a payment. Payments can be made over the phone with our automated phone payment system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All payments made via the automated phone payment system will post the next business day.

    If you need to speak to someone about a Baylor Scott & White bill from our hospitals or clinics, our Customer Service department can take payments over the phone from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

  • Pay in person

    Payments can be made in person at the facility where you received services.

Financial assistance

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of customer service representatives and financial counselors are here to help you find financial solutions that can help cover your cost of care. We encourage you to speak to a team member before, during or after care is received.

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