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Orthopedics is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Coryell Health Orthopedics offers convenient, expert care in orthopedics, orthopedic spine, and sports medicine. No longer do you need to drive out of town to get quality orthopedic care.
Board certified orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Jacob Battle and Dr. Lance Ellis, work with people of all ages and abilities to develop individualized and comprehensive treatment programs – from injury prevention and evaluation to orthopedic surgery and post-injury rehabilitation.
Dr. Battle treats multiple types of sports and normal life injuries including fractures, ACL injuries, meniscus tears, rotator cuff tears, and labral tears. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery and joint reconstruction of the shoulder and the knee.
Dr. Ellis specialized in orthopedic spine surgery, minimally invasive treatments for bone and joint pain, hip replacement and joint reconstruction.
Orthopedic surgeons and the medical staff at Coryell Health are excited to offer an orthopedic robotic knee system, which brings together robotic technology with industry-leading knee implants to help surgeons personalize surgical procedures for their patients.
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Featured Patient Stories
A new life after total knee replacement surgery Joyce Pruitt, a local business owner and grandmother who loves to travel, once suffered from osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease in her knee. After speaking with her physicians, family, and friends, she decided a total knew replacement was best for her to get her strength back and continue to live her life to the fullest. "For years, I battled knee pain problems," said Pruitt. “I had been putting off having my knee replaced, but I finally couldn’t live with the pain anymore. I had been taking steroids and the rooster comb injections,…Read More
Jacob Battle, MD
Dr. Jacob Battle comes to Coryell Health after practicing locally in the Central Texas area for over a decade. He is a native of Austin and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, with Special Honors in the Plan II Program. He received his medical degree from U.T. Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. Battle completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where he received awards for resident teaching and research. Dr. Battle provides a wide range of orthopedic care, both surgical and non-surgical. He has a special interest in arthroscopic…View Profile
Lance Ellis, DO
Specialites:Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Dr. Lance Ellis, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, is a proud Texan and Baylor University alumnus. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri in 2001. He completed his residency training at Ohio University, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, where he served as Chief Resident. He is dual fellowship trained, having completed a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas in 2007 and an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in 2008. Dr. Ellis specialized in orthopedic spine…View Profile