Orthopedic Surgeon & Joint Replacement
Michael Valastro, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon at Orthopedic Associates of Central Texas, which has offices in Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, South Austin, La Grange, and Lockhart, Texas. Dr. Valastro specializes in arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, and total joint replacements of the hip and knee. His expertise extends to a subspecialty in sports medicine and reconstructive knee and hip surgery.
Dr. Valastro is an experienced level 2 orthopedic trauma surgeon, and he offers advanced care for general orthopedic issues, including fractures in adults and children. He also volunteers his time assisting local athletic trainers in the management of sports injuries, including Leander, Rouse, and St. Dominic Savio High Schools.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Valastro earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry before attending the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas, where he received his medical degree and finished both his residency and internship training. Dr. Valastro is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and retains active memberships with the Texas Orthopaedic Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the Williamson County Medical Society.
Dr. Valastro enjoys improving the lives of his orthopedic patients at Orthopedic Associates of Central Texas and is dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of local athletes.
"I came to the emergency room with a deep cut in the back of my leg that completely severed my Achilles tendon. I have had many injuries during my lifetime but this one had me a little worried. Dr. Valastro put me back together with no complications. I can’t thank him and the entire staff enough."
- Dudley M.