Four Austin Sports Medicine Physicians Named Austin’s Top Doctors

Each year, noteworthy physicians across our country are nominated and considered for the honor of being named a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Ltd.

We are proud to announce that four physicians from Austin Sports Medicine have earned the title of Austin’s Top Doctors and will be listed along with the country’s most outstanding licensed doctors.  Dr. Carey Windler, Dr. Nathan Breazeale, Dr. Douglas Elenz, and Dr. Jim Fernandez are this year’s recipients, and we are proud to have them representing Orthopedic Specialists in the City of Austin, Texas.  This significant recognition could not come without the hard work and dedication these exceptional doctors provide throughout each unique patient encounter.  These doctors inspire their colleagues by aspiring to be better physicians every day. Staying adept in the ever-evolving orthopedic area of medicine and always a student to the latest innovations in their field.

Our senior and founding partner of Austin Sports Medicine is Dr. Carey Windler – the University of Texas Longhorn Hall of Fame recipient has also served as President of both the Texas Orthopedic Association and Texas Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Windler is an active member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Texas Orthopedic Association. Dr. Windler is a fellowship-trained surgeon that has been serving the Austin area for over 30 years. His expertise and true dedication to quality of care continues to provide extraordinary care to his patients.

Dr. Nathan Breazeale is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon; he has been treating the Austin area for over 20 years and is certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He is an active member of several medical societies including the Arthroscopy Association of North America.  Dr. Breazeale has a wide range of clinical and surgical experience, treating high school athletes, professional athletes, and proudly serving the citizens of Austin.

Dr. Douglas Elenz is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon and has been treating in the Austin area for over 20 years. Dr. Elenz provides care for The University of Texas athletic programs, including UT Football. He is actively involved in the Austin community and treats many high school and professional athletes. 

Our fourth and final recipient of the Top Doctors Honor is Dr. Jim Fernandez. Dr. Fernandez is a non-surgical spinal specialist who is double board-certified through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Fernandez provides non-invasive treatment, interventional spinal injections, and specializes in EMG nerve studies.

Our physicians are humbled to be able to hold the title of Top Doctors in Austin and honored to be held in this regard along with other Top Doctors nationwide. This team at Austin Sports Medicine looks forward to continuing to provide you with the highest quality of care. 

 Austin Sports Medicine – We get you back to what you love!