Dr. Carey Windler graduated from Texas Tech University with Honors and received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was a member of the AOA Honor Medical Society. He completed his surgical internship in Philadelphia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, his orthopedic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Oregon. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is unique at Austin Sports Medicine with his additional board certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
In 1986, Dr. Windler was chosen to be the orthopedic surgeon for men’s athletics at the University of Texas. For 29 years, he provided care and treatment of the athletes and continued to do so for countless players during their professional careers. It is especially rewarding now to be trusted with the care of many of their families.
Through his affiliation with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, he mentored numerous residents who studied and trained with him in Austin. Dr. Windler has served as President of both the Texas Orthopedic Association and Texas Society for Sports Medicine and is an active member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Texas Orthopedic Association. He was inducted into the Longhorn Hall Honor in 2012 in recognition of his care of UT athletes. Dr. Windler is the Senior and Founding Partner of Austin Sports Medicine.
He has completed three marathons and enjoys backpacking, fishing and scuba. He is married with two children and five grandchildren.