Greg L. Westmoreland, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Greg Westmoreland is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained Sports Medicine specialist in South and Northwest Austin. He specializes in treating shoulders and knees in addition to general orthopedics.
Dr. Westmoreland grew up in the Houston area and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Baylor University with a degree in Biology. Dr. Westmoreland attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, graduating first in his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Honor Society, an honor recognizing those who have graduated in the top 10% of their medical school class.
Dr. Westmoreland completed his orthopedic residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2000. Training at Grady Memorial Hospital, a level one trauma center, he gained vast experience in all types of orthopedic fractures and learned valuable lessons in the conservative treatment of orthopedic problems. In 2001 Dr. Westmoreland completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic where he served as one of the team physicians for the University of Tennessee. His fellowship training focused on arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and knee problems, as well as shoulder and knee replacement for arthritic conditions.
Dr. Westmoreland always considers a conservative approach to treatment first. His goal is to return the patient back to the level of activity they desire. If surgery is necessary, Dr. Westmoreland recognizes the trust a patient must place in him , and he takes great care in walking each patient through the entire process, from pre-operative evaluation through post-operative recovery.
Dr. Westmoreland and his wife Kristi have three teenage sons. In his free time Dr. Westmoreland loves hunting, fishing, and golfing with his family and watching his boys play sports. Each fall he provides on-the-field coverage for an Austin area high school athletics program.
- Undergraduate Education:
- Baylor University, Waco, TX
- Medical School:
- University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
- Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
- Sports Medicine, Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic, Knoxville, TN
- Board Certified:
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery