• Welcome

    This website is designed to provide comprehensive information on orthopedic conditions and treatments Dr. Shybut provides. Dr. Shybut’s mission in over a decade of practice is to help teenagers and adults with knee, shoulder, and elbow conditions return to the highest levels of competition through individualized care, whether nonoperative or surgical. Dr. Shybut’s goal is to provide you the quality care and surgical expertise that has earned him numerous Top Doctor awards and an Early Career Award for Excellence in patient care when he was faculty at Baylor Medicine in Houston.


Theodore B Shybut MD FAANA FAAOS

Board-Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
Subspecialty Board-Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Faculty SCOI Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Fellowship

Dr. Shybut cares for Los Angeles

Theodore B. Shybut, MD is board cerfified in orthopedic surgery and subspecialty board certified in orthopedic sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is faculty for the renowned SCOI fellowship program and carries Fellow of the Arthroscopy Association of North America distinguishing him as an elite leader in advancement, education, and involvement in arthroscopic and related surgery.

Theodore Shybut MD Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Castle Connolly TOp Doctors
    • Baylor College
    • Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care

  • Houstania Top Doctors 2015

    Dr. Theodore Benjamin ShybutTop Doctor 2014 and 2015

    Super Doctors 2015

    Texas Super DoctorRising Star for 2015

  • Compassionate Doctor Award

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition(2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)

    Patients Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award(2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    On-time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award(2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Patients Choice 5th Year Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award(2015,2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients Choice Award

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree(2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)

    Top 10 Doctor in Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

Team coverage experience


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Dr. Shybut is a Specialist in

ACL Reconstruction

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament that provides stability to the knee joint. It is commonly injured during high-intensity sports. Surgery is often recommended to restore knee strength and function by reconstructing a damaged ACL with a graft.

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Rotator Cuff Repair

Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling wider range of motion. Major injury to these tendons may result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called as rotator cuff tear.

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what our patients are saying

  • opening auotesI would tell anyone with shoulder issues to see this wonderful Doctor. He is helpful, honest and so kind. Answers your questions with ease and he's good at what he does. He's my go to man for shoulder injuries.closing quotes

  • opening auotesI was very apprehensive about seeing an orthopedist. The pain in my shoulder was intense. Dr. Shybut and his office personnel were very caring and considerate. I felt at ease immediately. I would definitely recommend Dr. Theodore Shybut. He is thorough and knowledgeable.closing auotes

  • opening auotesI was very pleased with the promptness. I had X-rays and the doctor came in to see me and it was time for my appointment. In other words, they called me in before my appointment time. The Doctor took time to discuss my X-rays and reviewed the report from my doctor in my previous city.closing auotes

In the News

  • Watt's chances for a full recovery are good, according to orthopedic surgeon

    Houston Texans star J.J. Watt is out for the rest of this season with a torn pectoral muscle. He left the game in the second quarter of the Texans game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

    Watt's chances for a full recovery are good, according to orthopedic surgeon

    Oct 2019

  • Baylor doctor and runner Theodore Shybut believes exercise is medicine

    What if you had a medicine that could make your heart stronger, while improving your blood sugar and cholesterol, with no side effects except a better mood and smaller gut?

    Baylor doctor and runner Theodore Shybut believes exercise is medicine

    Sep 2019

  • Sports medicine expert on Chris Paul's hamstring injury

    Star point guard Chris Paul will not play Saturday night due to a hamstring injury. He limped off the court in the final minute of the Rockets' Game 5 win over the Golden State Warriors.

    Sports medicine video

    May 2018

  • Recognize, Treat Meniscal Root Tears!

    A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine has just published a paper in RadioGraphics indicating the importance of recognizing and treating tears of the root of the meniscus.

    sports medicine video

    Nov 2016

Southern California Orthopedic Institute Valencia

24051 Newhall Ranch Rd building C,
Valencia, CA 91354

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6815 Noble Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405

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19950 Rinaldi Street, #100
Northridge, CA 91326

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