Knee CareA knee condition or injury doesn’t have to be debilitating.
Shoulder CareA shoulder separation is not truly an injury to the shoulder joint.
Athletic TrainersAs an athletic trainer, you are tasked with the important role of preventing, evaluating and managing a variety of injuries - and doing so quickly.
Meet James M. Bothwell, M.D.
Fort Worth has trusted Dr. Bothwell to perform joint reconstruction and repair procedures for more than 10 years, earning him a reputation as one of the area’s leading orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists. Dr. Bothwell is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and received his medical training from the University of Rochester in New York. He is fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Bothwell’s dedication to the health of area athletes led him to found Fort Worth Orthopedics in 2014 to provide comprehensive medical and rehabilitative support to injured athletes of all ages and to join Texas Health Physicians Group to offer patients and referring physicians access to the resources of the esteemed Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine Center.
Meet Mark W. Wylie, M.D.
Dr. Wylie was raised in Tyler, Texas, and attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. After graduating from TCU, he went on to earn his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas before completing his orthopedic surgery residency. Dr. Wylie returned to Dallas for his spine fellowship and began his private practice in Fort Worth in 2004, where he has served as Team Orthopedic Surgeon/Spine Surgeon for TCU athletics.
Dr. Wylie’s technical surgical skills are widely known and highly regarded, as patients and athletes travel from all over the country to seek his opinion and treatment. Although he limits his surgical practice to the lumbar spine, Dr. Wylie is a leader in cervical and lumbar spine injuries in athletes, non-rigid spine stabilization for degenerative and athletic spine injury, as well as degenerative conditions in adults.
Meet William H. Mitchell, M.D.
Dr. Mitchell has been a trusted orthopedic surgeon in the Fort Worth area for more than four decades focusing his practice primarily on treatment of spinal conditions, including operative treatment of scoliosis, instability and degenerative spinal problems. He graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth before graduating third in his class at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his medical internship at Bellevue Hospital in New York.
Dr. Mitchell served in the United States Army Medical Corp and was stationed at Fort Hood in Texas before his deployment to Vietnam in the mid 1960s. He was the recipient of a Bronze Star and was honorably discharged as a Captain in 1966.
Elizabeth Batterton, M.D.
Dr. Batterton is a fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine physician. She received her medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles, before completing her family medicine residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr. Batterton was co-chief fellow during her fellowship training through the John Peter Smith Health System in Fort Worth.
As the former captain of her college varsity lacrosse and soccer teams, Dr. Batterton understands the desire of athletes and active individuals to maintain their musculoskeletal health with little downtime. Her special interests include administering minimally invasive joint injections and nerve blocks and addressing all facets of general musculoskeletal health.