Dr. Villarreal specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, fracture care, ligament reconstructions, tendon repairs, and degenerative joint diseases. He takes a special interest in discussing all treatment options with every patient to customize every patient’s care.
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Sports Medicine, also known as sports and exercise medicine (SEM), is a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries and improving fitness and performance.
MeetArt Villarreal, M.D.Board Certified Orthopaedic SurgeonFellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist
Dr. Villarreal is a sports medicine fellowship trained and board certified orthopaedic surgeon. He is an Austin native and graduated from Crockett High School in south Austin. Dr. Villarreal graduated from Texas State University-San Marcos. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch and was a part...
Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a specialized instrument known as an arthroscope. An arthroscope is a flexible fiberoptic tube that contains a small lens or camera and a lighting system to magnify and illuminate structures inside a joint.
AD Villarreal, TM Lonergan, RA Smith, TJ Brolin, FM Azar, TW Throckmorton. Mood Disorders Do Not Predict a More Difficult Postoperative Course Following Primary Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Current Orthopaedic Practice. In press.
Medical and surgical management of the spine. May 2015. Given to UTHSC PT students
Setayesh, K., Villarreal, A., Gottschalk, A.,Tokish, J. M.,Choate, W. S. Treatment of Muscle Injuries with Platelet-Rich Plasma: a Review of the Literature. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2018 Dec;11(4):635-642.