Ben W. Szerlip, DO
Orthopedic Surgeon & Shoulder Specialist
Dr. Szerlip is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon. He specializes in all aspects of the shoulder including total and reverse shoulder replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, fracture care, sports medicine injuries, as well as non-operative treatments. He has office locations in Cedar Park, Round Rock, and North Austin.
Dr. Szerlip has authored multiple research publications, book chapters, and given national presentations on shoulder replacement design and technique. In addition, he serves as an instructor to educate surgeons on how to perform shoulder replacement. Due to their academic focus, Dr. Graham and Dr. Szerlip founded the Austin Shoulder Institute, a division of Orthopedic Associates of Central Texas.
He received his bachelor’s at The College of Wooster and post baccalaureate in clinical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He received his medical degree from Ohio University and completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Szerlip completed his fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.
Dr. Szerlip believes it is essential to educate his patients so they feel confident about their treatment plan based on medical evidence and personalized goals to achieve the best result. He enjoys spending time with his wife Carlie and their children and loves outdoor activities including mountain biking, tennis, and triathlons.
"Thank you Dr. Szerlip!!"
"After a bad fall from a ladder and seeing two other doctors, I was referred to Dr. Szerlip. He was able to repair the breaks in my arm and shoulder. Four months post surgery and I have full use of my arm and shoulder."
- Patricia Jones