Dr. Michael M. Heckman M.D. has been practicing Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in South Texas since 1989.
He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.
Dr. Heckman has completed specialty fellowship training in Orthopaedic sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive shoulder and knee surgery. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery for both the knee and shoulder and performs knee joint replacement surgery.
Dr. Heckman has a special interest in treating knee Anterior Cruciate Injuries (ACL) injuries and dealing with complications or problems associated with previous ACL surgeries. He treats complicated multi-ligament injuries of the knee and rotator cuff injuries and instability of the shoulder. He is involved in research using biologics and stem cells in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries.
Dr. Heckman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and has directed the Arthroscopic Surgery/Sports Medicine teaching rotation for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Orthopaedic Surgery residents since 2004.
Dr. Heckman has been selected by his physician peers as being one of the “Best Doctors in America” and one of the “Best Doctors in San Antonio” for the last 20 years. Vitals.com has awarded Dr. Heckman it’s “Patient Choice Award” in 2016, 2017 and 2018 given to the top 1% of it’s physicians based on patient reviews.
Dr. Heckman treats athletic, non-athletic, and in-network work related injuries.