Justin Bartley, M.D. FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

8101 South Broadway Dr.

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 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 by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star Super Doctors

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Official Team Doctor

 

Sports Medicine, Shoulders, Hips, and Knees

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Texas Medical License: S4442
New Mexico Medical License: MD2017-0196
Colorado Medical License: DR.0056987

Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine
College Station, TX


United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)

Bachelor of Science – Major: Mechanical Engineering; Minor: Mathematics:
Graduated Top 15%
Passed NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Exam


Additional Training

Steadman Hawkins Clinic
Hip Arthroscopy & Hip Preservation Surgery


Fellowship

University of Colorado

Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery

Residency 

Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Orthopedic Surgery Resident

Recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Recognized top ‘Residential Academic Assistant Professor’ for efforts, design, and execution of pre-med curriculum

Awarded Competitive Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Senior Resident Education Grant

Air Force Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal for Engineering Accomplishments 

National Defense Service Medal

Phillips Research Site Company Grade Officer of the Quarter

Supervisor-stratified #1 of 16 Division Engineer, Physicist, Scientist Lieutenants within Directed Energy Laser Division

Directed Energy Laser Division Company Grade Officer of the Quarter

Air and Space Basic Course Outstanding Performance Award

Supervisor-stratified #1 of 25 Senior Cadets in Cadet Squadron 6 

Graduated top 15% at the US Air Force Academy

Graduated Valedictorian from Grand Saline High School, TX

Accepted to the United States Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy, and West Point

President of the National Honor Society

President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Captain of the Grand Saline High School football team

Eagle Scout Award – Boy Scouts of America