Blake Schultz, MD
Trauma & Fracture Management
Blake Schultz, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with additional fellowship training in orthopedic trauma. He specializes in complex fracture care and difficult-to-treat injuries.
Dr. Schultz believes in an individualized, patient-center approach to care. Every patient’s injury and functional goals are unique, and his multidisciplinary team will work to get you back to where you were before your injury.
Dr. Schultz attended Williams College in Massachusetts, where he earned a degree in economics and was captain of the basketball team. He was named Division III co-National Player of the Year and received the Josten’s Trophy and Purple Key Leadership Award for his academic, athletic, and community service contributions. After graduation, he played one season of professional basketball in Germany and then spent a year doing research at Children’s Hospital in Boston. He then enrolled at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at New York University, and his fellowship in orthopedic traumatology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, which is one of the busiest trauma centers in the world.
Dr. Schultz has a strong interest in research, with over 40 published peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and multimedia projects focused on the care of orthopedic trauma patients. His work has been presented at national and international meetings across the US and in Europe. Additionally, Dr. Schultz is an active member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, AO Trauma North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Schultz is happily married to his wife Maddy Gantz, who is a dermatologist in Austin. They spend their free time enjoying the outdoors with their daughter and dog.
Click here to learn more about the types of traumatic injuries that orthopedic trauma surgeons take care of on the Orthopaedic Trauma Association website.
- Undergraduate Education:
- Williams College, Williamstown, MA
- Medical School:
- Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
- Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA New York University, NY, NY
- Orthopedic Trauma, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
Dr. Schultz sees patients at our Central Austin location. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Schultz, please call (512) 485-0544 or schedule an appointment online.