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Dr. Justin Bartley is a fellowship-trained, board-certified, Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and comprehensive shoulder surgery. Also, fully trained in general orthopedics and fracture management, Dr. Bartley treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and prefers to attempt non-surgical treatments before considering surgery whenever possible. Following his orthopedic residency training, Dr. Bartley was fortunate to spend an additional year developing expertise in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and shoulder reconstruction. Additionally, he has completed dedicated training in hip arthroscopy to better care for young patients with hip pain.
Dr. Bartley was a top graduate from The United States Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and minor in mathematics. He served honorably in the United States Air Force as a pilot, project manager, and mechanical engineer before completing his medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency training at Baylor – Scott and White and then was selected to spend an additional year of training in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and shoulder reconstruction at the University of Colorado.
Throughout his career, Dr. Bartley has been actively involved in research and education, authoring numerous scientific articles, textbook chapters, and presenting research nationally. His research interests include epidemiology of high school contact sport injuries, optimizing outcomes of arthroscopic shoulder surgery, and the development of innovative surgical techniques. During medical school, Dr. Bartley conducted research at John’s Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory involving the neural integration and development of a robotic upper extremity prosthetic limb as part of the DARPA funded Revolutionizing Prosthetics project, and during residency he was awarded a competitive Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Senior Resident Education Grant for his work. He has mentored pre-med students, helped to develop pre-med curriculum, and been recognized as a top Academic Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado. In addition, he has been selected to serve as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Bartley has experience treating athletes at all levels of competition and enjoys helping patients from all walks of life. From the competitive athlete to the weekend warrior, his mission is to provide you with the same level of excellent service and compassionate care that he would offer a member of his own family. As of 2021, Dr. Bartley is the team physician for Tyler Junior College and Kilgore High School. Additionally, Dr. Bartley was recognized in Texas Rising Stars.
Texas Rising Stars 2021
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Graduation Year: 2011
Professional Webpage: https://www.azaleaortho.com/doctor/justin-bartley-md
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