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Dr. Hibbitts
Orthopedic Surgery Specialists

Leading Healthcare Provider in Sunnyvale, Texas & Greater Dallas Area
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The Sunnyvale Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center is an esteemed medical center, poised to establish itself as the top orthopedic surgery specialists serving Sunnyvale and the greater Dallas, Texas area.

Our healthcare institution is focused on delivering high-quality orthopedic care, aimed at fostering your wellness.

With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, orthopedic surgeon Dr. John M. Hibbitts, a renowned orthopaedic specialist, is adept at helping patients regain their vigor, repair damage from injuries, and manage back pain and other discomforts. He also excels in orthopaedic surgery, providing necessary knee and hip joint replacements, and addressing issues like carpal tunnel, foot & ankle conditions, and stenosis.

Conveniently located in Central Texas, near highway 80 and I-635, Dr. Hibbitts and his proficient staff are eager to provide impeccable patient care for your sudden injury or ongoing condition.

Expertise in Orthopedic Surgery and Treatment Options

The Sunnyvale Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center, orthopedic surgery specialists near Dallas, TX, in Sunnyvale, offers medical and surgical expertise to patients looking for long-term solutions to their musculoskeletal problems. We are committed to offering effective pain management and providing suitable treatment options to improve your quality of life.

Total & Partial Joint Replacement and Hip Replacement Services

Total and partial joint replacements are increasingly common.

Dr. Hibbitts and our orthopedic surgery specialists can diagnose your ailment and determine if a partial or total joint replacement is the right intervention for your condition.

Whether your knee or hip pain is chronic or a sudden occurrence, our doctor physician assistant staff will conduct a thorough assessment to determine your need for joint replacement surgery.

We offer:

  • Total & partial knee joint replacement
  • Total & partial hip joint replacement
  • Snapping hip surgery
  • Gluteus medius tear surgery
  • Hip labral tear surgery

Shoulder Injury Specialist Providing Comprehensive Orthopaedic Care

Shoulder injuries can be caused by trauma from a fall or impact and should be treated immediately.

Pain may occur in the front, back, side, or top of your shoulder, depending on your type of injury. Our shoulder orthopedic surgery specialist team can determine the source of your injury and the best course for your treatment.  

Nonsurgical treatments for these common shoulder injuries include physical therapy, cortisone injections, stabilization slings, and pain medications. We can help with what ails you.  

We provide treatment for:

  • Bone fractures 
  • Shoulder dislocation 
  • Rotator cuff tear 
  • Torn proximal bicep tendon 
  • Frozen shoulder 
  • Shoulder Impingement (“swimmer’s shoulder”) 
  • Labral tear 
  • Overuse, Strains & Sprains 
  • Arthritis 
  • Tendonitis 
  • Bursitis 

Shoulder Surgery

Patients across the greater Dallas , Texas, area – particularly those located in Sunnyvale – who require specialized shoulder surgery procedures should not hesitate to contact Sunnyvale Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center.

Our team, including orthopaedic surgeons like Dr. Hibbitts, are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to diagnose and treat your condition.

Whatever the reason behind your requirement for surgery, our skilled orthopedists are ready to design comprehensive treatment plans tailored to your needs.

The goal? To get you back on your feet, good as new again.

We provide a variety of surgical procedures including:

  • Rotator cuff surgery 
  • Labral repair surgery 
  • SLAP repair surgery 
  • InSpace balloon surgery for rotator cuff 

Knee Injury and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist

Knee injuries are commonplace, often caused by sports activities, exercising, or various accidents at work or elsewhere.

If you experience a fall, twist, or impact on your knee, immediate attention from our orthopedic surgery specialists in Sunnyvale, TX, is essential.

We offer nonsurgical treatments for certain knee injuries, but if surgery is required, Dr. Hibbitts is a leading specialist in reconstructive surgery.

A detailed consultation with Dr. Hibbitts will help determine the optimal treatment for your specific condition.

A knee injury specialist, Dr. Hibbitts treats the following injuries:  

  • Strains, sprains, fractures, & dislocations 
  • Bursitis & tendonitis
  • Quad tendon graft & repair 
  • Meniscus transplant surgery 
  • ACL tear surgery, grafting & repair 
  • PCL cartilage surgery & grafting 
  • Patellar instability correction (luxating & dislocated patella repair)  
  • MCL, PCL, & LCL (collateral ligament) reconstruction & repair 

Total Knee Replacement Surgery

For patients suffering from arthritis, partial or total knee replacement surgery can often be necessary.

Thankfully, Dr. Hibbitts, a renowned orthopedic surgery specialist, can provide this service seamlessly.

We deal with all knee-related issues and provide pre and post-surgical care for total knee replacement surgery.

After utilizing x-rays to guide our diagnostic process, we will present an effective treatment plan that caters to your unique needs.

Dr. Hibbitts and his team provide: 

  • Total knee replacement/arthroplasty  
  • Partial knee replacement 

Ankle Injury Specialist

Ankle injuries can occur for many reasons, the most common of which are sudden trauma incidents such as an unexpected fall, a forceful twist, or a direct impact.

If your ankle pain or injury stems from engaging in a sports activity or any unforeseen accident, rest assured you’ll greatly benefit from the expertise and guidance of Dr. Hibbitts, our highly qualified and dedicated ankle injury specialist.

At our practice, we take a comprehensive approach to treating your ankle injury, closely supervising and managing your nonsurgical treatments.

This may include administering pain medications, recommending personalized physical therapy, giving cortisone injections, and utilizing stabilization devices or boots to facilitate your healing process.

We treat ankle injuries such as:   

  • Sprains 
  • Strains 
  • Ankle fractures 
  • Tendonitis (especially in the Achilles tendon)  
  • Bursitis 
  • Cartilage damage 

Ankle Surgery

When it comes to needing ankle surgery in Sunnyvale, Texas, call on Sunnyvale Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center.

Whether you have suffered an injury or experienced a gradual deterioration of your ankle joint over time, Dr. Hibbitts, a seasoned and trusted orthopedic surgeon, is equipped to restore your mobility and give you back the spring in your step.

Trust in the orthopedic expertise of Dr. Hibbitts and his professional team to perform your ankle surgery and provide dedicated aftercare. Our holistic approach to your recovery ensures you regain function and comfort in your ankle.


Our surgical offerings include:

  • Ankle stabilization surgery  
  • Fracture repair 
  • Ligament reconstruction & ligament tightening 
  • Cartilage repair & transplant 


Entrust your ankle health to Dr. Hibbitts and his proficient team, renowned as Orthopedic Surgery Specialists, ensuring optimal care with their expertise and commitment to patient satisfaction.

Dr. John M. Hibbitts, M.D. | Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

In the heart of Sunnyvale, situated within the bustling, greater Dallas, Texas area, you'll find the esteemed Dr. John M. Hibbitts, M.D., practicing his renowned orthopedic surgery and sports medicine expertise.

A board-certified physician, Dr. Hibbitts has made an indelible mark in the medical field with his comprehensive knowledge and application of advanced surgical techniques. His passion for patient-focused healthcare has earned him recognition as one of the preeminent orthopedic surgery specialists in the region.

Alongside his surgical prowess, Dr. Hibbitts is a trusted sports medicine specialist. His unique perspective in this field combines the principles of sports science and medical expertise to provide optimal care for athletes and active individuals.

Dr. Hibbitts’ broad spectrum of medical services caters to various needs, from sports injury prevention to rehabilitation, further accentuating his dedication to his patient's well-being. His orthopedic practice, based in Sunnyvale, serves a vast community in and around the greater Dallas area.


  • B.S. exercise physiology, University of Texas at Austin (1988) 
  • M.D., University of Texas at Galveston (1994) 
  • Residency training, University of South Carolina Department of Orthopedic Surgery 
  • Fellowship training, Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopedic Center (2000) 

Dr. Hibbitts is experienced in physical therapy and rehabilitation techniques in addition to orthopedic surgery. He prefers a holistic, patient-first approach in his diagnosis, treatment, and restoration of musculoskeletal injuries and ailments.  

Serving the Sunnydale & Greater Dallas Area

The Sunnyvale Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center:  

  • Works with student-athletes from the Rowlett School District and Sunnyvale Independent School District, including Rowlett High School, Horn High School, and Sunnyvale High School. 
  • Accepts workers’ compensation insurance payments. 
  • Accepts TRICARE military insurance. 
  • Offer discounts for firefighters, first responders, and police.

We welcome new patients and look forward to meeting you, and treating you!

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