Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Jeffery S. Cantrell, M.D.

April 14th, 2021 Becki Andrus
Dr. Jeffrey Cantrell, Orthopedic Surgeon

One of our qualified physicians at Orthopedic Associates is Dr. Jeffery S. Cantrell. If you need immediate treatment for an injury, or you are looking for support in managing chronic pain, then Dr. Cantrell and the rest of our team are just a phone call away.

We work hard to maintain a full range of specialists on our team, giving you access to a provider who has experience related to your specific needs and concerns. Dr. Cantrell specializes in injuries and pain relating to the shoulder, knee, and elbow.

Dr. Cantrell’s Experience and Specialty

The many years of industry experience show how much value Dr. Cantrell adds to our clinic. He completed his medical education at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX, then continued to achieve board certification in orthopedic surgery through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Inc.

Multiple fellowships, residencies, and internships helped Dr. Cantrell gain the hands-on experience he needed when stepping into private practice. His knowledge in the orthopedic industry is back by years of experience in the medical office and operating room. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

What Patients Say About Dr. Jeffery S. Cantrell

Read the many reviews from Dr. Cantrell’s patients, and you will see that he is a well-known and preferred provider in the local orthopedic industry:

  • “Have been a patient of Dr Cantrell’s for 20+ years. He has scoped both shoulders and both knees. His skills are exceptional, communication is succinct and clear, and outcomes are successful—just make sure to to be a rehab fanatic. The doc’s work is greatly enhanced by the patient’s diligence to the rehab prescribed.” (Vitals.com)
  • “I’m very satisfied with Dr. Cantrell & his staff. He was friendly & respectful and thorough in his explanations. I’m very satisfied with my shoulder replacement revision & highly recommend him. Thank you, Dr. Cantrell.” (HealthGrades.com)
  • “Dr. Cantrell and his entire staff is amazing. My daughter had surgery and he was so caring and explained everything to us and even called personally to check on her. You won’t find a better doctor anywhere.” (Vitals.com)

Sports Medicine Services

Dr. Cantrell is a lifelong resident in the Lewisville area and enjoys providing support to many athletic organizations here. He graduated from Lewisville High School and completed his education and medical training in other areas of Texas, including Dallas and Galveston. Since 1994, Dr. Cantrell has been in an active orthopedic surgery practice here in Denton County.

Not only does Dr. Cantrell help individuals with immediate and chronic medical support, but he also serves as the team physician for several high schools: Argyle, Pilot Point, and Krum. Additionally, Dr. Jeffery S. Cantrell, M.D., is a consulting team physician for Texan Women’s University and the University of North Texas.

Dr. Cantrell’s Orthopedic Specialties

Dr. Jeffrey S Cantrell provides treatment and care for different specialties, including:

He has the surgical training to assist with treatments on these specific parts of the body and can also help with non-surgical services as well. Often, Dr. Cantrell’s approach is to assist patients in minimally-invasive treatment solutions first, with surgery as another option on an as-needed basis.

There are times when surgery is the first recommended treatment. For example, if an acute injury happens and repair is needed for a structural concern, Dr. Cantrell can assist with this treatment plan.

One of the benefits of working with Dr. Cantrell and the rest of the team at Orthopedic Associates is that we are proactive about follow-up care to support recovery as needed. For example, Dr. Cantrell can help with surgical treatment and offer pre- and post-operative care. At the same time, our physical therapists help guide patients through exercises that help recover range of motion and flexibility.

Orthopedic Joint Treatments: Knees, Elbows, and Shoulders

What part of the body is affected by chronic pain and injury? Dr. Cantrell can help if your pain is in the knees, elbows, or shoulders.

Knee Specialist

Knee treatments include a full range of services, addressing common injuries and concerns:

Available knee treatments encompass a range of surgical and non-invasive options, such as arthroscopy, lateral release, ACL reconstruction, partial or total knee replacement, pain control, anesthesia, steroid injections, nerve clocks, ligament reconstruction, and more.

Elbow Specialist

The elbow is an essential joint to support hand and arm function. Often the elbow is affected by overuse injuries, especially in athletes. An orthopedic doctor can assist with different elbow conditions, such as:

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Tennis or golfer’s elbow
  • Hyperextension injuries
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis

Depending on the specific diagnosis and condition, recommended elbow treatments might include cold laser therapy, a medial epicondylectomy, radial tunnel release, ulnar nerve transposition, arthroscopic debridement, PRP injections, and more.

Shoulder Specialist

Dr. Cantrell can also assist patients with a variety of conditions affecting the shoulder joint and surrounding areas:

  • Tendinitis
  • Bone fractures
  • Joint instability
  • Soft tissue tears
  • Shoulder separation
  • Joint arthritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Rotator cuff injuries

If you are experiencing chronic shoulder pain, then Dr. Cantrell might discuss available treatments such as arthroscopic surgery, cold laser therapy, rotator cuff repair, PRP injections, partial or total shoulder replacement, shoulder impingement surgery, shoulder resurfacing, and more.

Scheduling an Appointment with Dr. Cantrell

If you need to talk to a specialist about your elbow, shoulder, or knee, call to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jeffery S. Cantrell. Our staff at Orthopedic Associates is happy to pair you with a specialist that is the right fit for your unique needs. Not only is Dr. Cantrell available, but we also have other providers who specialize in different focuses within the field of orthopedic medicine.

These services help you regain your function, manage pain, and optimize long-term performance. Whether you are looking for help with immediate pain management or you need assistance with sports performance, we invite you to schedule an appointment with our knowledgeable team.

Call Orthopedic Associate for full-service care for people of all ages. We’re happy to schedule a consultation and examination to assist with your unique orthopedic concerns.

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