Thomas M DeBerardino, MD Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Thomas M DeBerardino, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
San Antonio, TX 78229 (2 other locations)
Accepting New Patients Visit Website
(210) 450-9300

Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • Friendly staff
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Thomas M DeBerardino MD

Thomas M DeBerardino, MD is a health care provider primarily located in San Antonio, TX, with another office in Boerne, TX. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He speaks English and Spanish.

Thomas DeBerardino has received the following awards:


Dr. Thomas M DeBerardino has 3 locations

UT Health Orthopaedics- San Antonio 8300 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio, TX 78229
UT Health Hill Country 25723 Old Fredericksburg Rd Boerne, TX 78015
Ut Health Hill Country 25723 Old Fredericksburg Rd Boerne, TX 78015


Dr. Thomas M DeBerardino has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Thomas M DeBerardino has the following 8 areas of expertise

  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Clinical Research
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)


3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


33 Years Experience

New York Medical College

Graduated in 1989

Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu, HI

Graduated in 1995

Dr. Thomas M DeBerardino Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmartAccel
  • HealthSmartHPO
  • HealthSmartHSPC
  • Humana
  • Humana (Commercial Only)
  • Humana Atlanta HMOx
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Colorado HMOx
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana Health Plan
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Premier MRF
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Nashville PPOx MRF
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana San Antonio HMOx
  • Molina Mrktplace - TX MRF
  • Multiplan PPO
  • OptumHealth
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • TriWest
  • Wellcare
  • WellMed - San Antonio

More about Dr. Thomas M DeBerardino

Thomas DeBerardino MD is an orthopaedic surgeon and retired US Army Veteran specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and hip and reconstructive procedures of the knee and shoulder.
Dr. DeBerardino graduated from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY in 1985. He attended New York Medical College and then completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. Dr. DeBerardino completed his training with the two-year John A. Feagin, Jr, Sports Medicine Fellowship at both Brooke Army Medical Center and the United States Military Academy’s Keller Army Hospital. He returned to Brooke Army Medical Center in 1997, where he became the Chief of the Sports Medicine Service before moving back to West Point in 2001.

Dr. DeBerardino completed his 24-year Army career at the rank of Colonel. He served as Director of the West Point Sports Medicine Fellowship and Head Team Physician for Army Athletics before his retirement from the Army in 2009. Dr. DeBerardino comes back to San Antonio now after seven years from 2009-2016 as an Associate Professor, Assistant Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, and Orthopaedic Team Physician for the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at the University of Connecticut Medical Center and the UCONN Athletic Department.

He has pioneered a number of open and arthroscopic knee and shoulder procedures, and is a frequent speaker and teacher at national and international medical symposia on these procedures. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His research interests focus on clinical outcome studies mostly of the shoulder and knee. He has authored over 95 peer reviewed papers and many book chapters.
Dr. DeBerardino moved back to San Antonio in 2016 and is currently Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Health San Antonio, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.