Dr. Ben Szerlip
Fellowship Trained Shoulder & Sports Medicine Surgeon

Dr. Szerlip is a board-certified, fellowship-trained shoulder and sports medicine surgeon specializing in all aspects of the shoulder, including total shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, fracture care, sports medicine injuries, as well as non-operative treatments and other shoulder conditions

Dr. Szerlip has authored multiple research publications, book chapters, and given national presentations on shoulder replacement design and technique. In addition, he serves as an instructor to educate surgeons on how to perform shoulder replacement.

He received his bachelor’s at The College of Wooster and post-baccalaureate in clinical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He received his medical degree from Ohio University and completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Dr. Szerlip completed a Shoulder and Elbow fellowship with several internationally renowned surgeons at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He worked in Austin for five years with Ortho Associates of Central TX (OACT) and the Austin Shoulder Institute.

Dr. Szerlip believes it is essential to educate his patients so they feel empowered by their treatment plan based on the best medical evidence and personalized goals to achieve their optimal outcome. He and his wife Carlie have three children Maddie, Wyatt, and Chloe. He loves outdoor activities including mountain biking, tennis, and being on Lake Austin with the family.