Dr. DeBerardino 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 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.
Dr. DeBerardino is an orthopaedic surgeon with The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group. He is board certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), fellowship-trained in sports medicine, and treats shoulder, knee and hip conditions for patients aged 6 and up.
Dr. DeBerardino has a special interest in the arthroscopic repair of complex knee and shoulder disorders and injuries along with hip arthroscopy. He has a special interest in joint restoration with a focus on cartilage and meniscal transplantation, osteotomies, and partial knee replacement surgery. He has appointments available at our Central, Stone Oak, and Medical Center locations.