Welcome to Capital City Orthopedics, the orthopedic practice of Austin doctors, Michael Burris, MD and Omar Akhtar, MD. Treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries (ACL tear) including primary surgical reconstruction and revision ACL surgery is a particular area of interest and expertise of Dr. Burris. Dr. Akhtar’s expertise is in joint replacement surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. Both surgeons are board certified by The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Burris is fellowship-trained in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, specializing in treatment of the injured athlete. Dr. Akhtar is fellowship-trained in adult reconstructive surgery, specializing in treatment of arthritis and joint replacement surgery.
Dr. Burris and Dr. Akhtar have been selected by Austin Monthly Magazine "Top Austin Doctors 2018." Top Doctors is the magazine's annual recognition of the best physicians in the Austin area, as chosen by their peers. The selections are made by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., a healthcare research and information company that helps guides consumers to America's top doctors and top hospitals, through a rigorous screening process. The list is published in the January 2018 edition of Austin Monthly magazine.
Capital City Orthopedics offers specialized and comprehensive care of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments of the entire body) including but not limited to non-surgical treatment, preventative care, arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery and joint replacement surgery. Our philosophy is to exhaust non-surgical treatment options whenever possible, while providing specialized surgical treatment when necessary. Our mission is to provide a personalized, compassionate experience from your first phone call and through every encounter with us.
At Capital City Orthopedics we provide the highest quality of care. Every attempt is made to schedule appointments without delay and when you have an appointment with us, you will always be seen and evaluated by a doctor.