Dr. Barbara Bergin, MD
Orthopedist4700 Seton Center Pkwy Suite 200 Austin TX, 78759
Barbara Bergin, MD, FAAOS, is a top orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of Texas Orthopedics, Sports & Rehabilitation Associates in Austin, TX, which she joined in 1986. Now a Division of OrthoLoneStar, Texas Orthopedics, Sports & Rehabilitation Associates provides imaging services, physical therapy, and an ambulatory surgery center under one roof. Dr. Bergin practices at the Northwest Austin location, which features MRI, onsite X-ray, bone densitometry and physical therapy services. While she performs surgery at Texas Orthopedics Surgery Center - the Northwest Austin location, Dr. Bergin maintains hospital privileges at Saint David’s Medical Center, Austin Lakes Hospital, Seton Medical Center Austin, Saint David’s Round Rock Medical Center, and Arise Austin Medical Center. With thirty-five years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon, she specializes in knee surgery, shoulder surgery, arthroscopy, surgery for ankle injuries, bone fractures, and rotator cuff problems, as well as sports medicine.
Education and Training
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine 1981
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Dr. Barbara Bergin, MD's Expert Contributions
Yes, you can get a bunion on the fifth toe. It’s called a tailor’s bunion or a bunionette. I guess someone a long time ago saw these on tailors who sat cross-legged, on the floor to do their work. Maybe it put pressure on the fifth toe, resulting in the characteristic little bunion. It’s more likely due to an anatomical variation, and not your job description! READ MORE
You could sprain your MCL with that type of mechanism. It could just be a contusion, but honestly…anything goes when it comes to a post op knee. I wouldn’t let my patients run that soon post op. See your surgeon! READ MORE
Probably never will correct your bunion. READ MORE
THE MOST natural remedy is to stop doing the activity which causes or reproduces the pain. READ MORE
You can’t shrink them. You can only accommodate them with widened shoes. READ MORE
- Top Doctor 2021 Austin Monthly
- Trigger Finger
- Torn Meniscus
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Professional Society Memberships
- Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Association
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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Barbara Bergin, who serves patients in Austin, Texas.
A general orthopedist and one of only a small percentage of female orthopedic surgeons in the country, Dr. Bergin is one of the founders of Texas Orthopedics, Sports & Rehabilitation Associates. She sees patients with all manner of bone and joint conditions, specializing in knee surgery, shoulder surgery, arthroscopy, ankle injuries, bone fractures, rotator cuff problems and sports medicine.
She and her team work seamlessly to facilitate patient care, taking the time to sit down with each patient to discuss their diagnosis and treatment plan. She sees patients at the Northwest Austin location, where one can receive comprehensive orthopedic care under one roof. She also performs surgery at Texas Orthopedics Surgery Center, also located at the Northwest Austin location.
A Division of OrthoLoneStar, Texas Orthopedics, Sports & Rehabilitation Associates provides continuity of care and convenience for patients by offering imaging services, physical therapy, and a Joint Commission-accredited ambulatory surgery center, all under one roof. The board-certified doctors are also fellowship-trained in subspecialties such as sports medicine, spine care, joint replacement, pediatric orthopedics, foot surgery and hand surgery. In addition to orthopedic surgeons, they have physiatrists on staff who provide non-surgical spine care, interventional pain management, and electrodiagnostic testing, as well as rheumatologists who treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
Drawing from more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Bergin’s clinical handouts address many common concerns for patients who have knee or shoulder surgery. She covers everything from post-op instructions to pain medication to returning to work.
In addition to treating patients surgically as well as conservatively, she enjoys educating patients so they can emerge stronger than they were before their orthopedic injury or surgery. With this in mind, she maintains her own blog – www.drbarbarabergin.com.
Recognized by her peers as a 2021 Austin Monthly Top Doctors, she is affiliated with several hospitals in and around Austin, including Seton Medical Center Austin, Saint David’s Medical Center, Saint David’s Round Rock Medical Center, Austin Lakes Hospital, and Arise Austin Medical Center.
Regarding her educational background, Dr. Bergin is a graduate of Texas Tech University, where she graduated with both her undergraduate and medical degrees. She then went on to complete her residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri Medical Center and Texas Tech University School of Medicine.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
An engaging speaker whose approach captivates audiences from community groups to academia to medical professionals, Dr. Bergin is able to present and discuss topics ranging from her women’s health initiative, S.L.A.M. ™ (Sit Like a Man), to female empowerment by instilling confidence in young women. She is often asked to give her fundamental presentation, “Ten Tips to Success,” to various audiences, young and old, male and female.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
On a more personal note, Dr. Bergin and her husband, Paul Nader MD, have two children. While residents of Austin, they enjoy horses and cattle at their ranch in Smithville, Texas. Dr. Bergin competes in the western performance horse sport of reining.
After publishing her award winning novel, ENDINGS, in 2007, she is working on a new novel. She considers herself a singer/songwriter as well, focusing on western, bluegrass and Americana genres of music.
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