Baylor Regional Medical Center At Plano Announces Medical Director Of Sports Medicine

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano is proud to announce Robert Berry, D.O., orthopaedic surgeon, as medical director of sports medicine. He graduated with his doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA and went on to perform an internship at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino, CA. Dr. Berry served as an orthopaedic surgery resident at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Riverside, CA and received specialized training in sports medicine as a sports medicine fellow at Oasis in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Berry is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Association and American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.

Dr. Berry also has several years of experience providing sports medicine care to professional athletes and teams, including serving as the NFL team physician for the San Diego Chargers, San Diego Riptide, and the Red Bull X-Fighters Extreme Team in Fort Worth.

"We are happy to have Dr. Berry join the medical staff at Baylor Plano and believe that his specialized training in sports medicine and passion for helping athletes will help members of our community pursuing an active lifestyle prevent injuries and heal from them, should they occur," said Jerri Garison, president, Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano.

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano has been ranked sixth in Dallas/Fort Worth area in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings, available online at Baylor Plano was ranked as high-performing in the specialties of orthopaedics, pulmonology, kidney disorders and geriatrics. The hospital is the highest ranking hospital in Plano and Collin County.

The new rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties, including 132 of the 152 hospitals already identified as the best in the nation. There are nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas has designated Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement are part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's expansion of its Blue Distinction® designation.

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano is a 112-bed acute care hospital committed to serving North Texas residents with personalized care and advanced technology on a beautiful campus with hotel-like amenities and all private rooms. Services at the not-for-profit, fully-accredited facility include treatment for advanced spine deformities at the Baylor Scoliosis Center, neurosciences, orthopaedics, medical and radiation oncology, surgical weight loss, women's services, gynecology, urology, gastroenterology, pulmonary medicine, sleep disorders, pain management, diabetes management and more. Patients have access to digital imaging onsite at Baylor Plano and at the Baylor Diagnostic Imaging Center at Craig Ranch, an outpatient department of Baylor Plano. The hospital is the first in North Dallas and Collin County to offer minimally invasive robotic surgery for procedures through the FDA-approved da Vinci® S Surgical System. Baylor Plano is a 2010 recipient of the Texas Award for Performance Excellence and houses an Accredited Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons Commissions on Cancer. Baylor Plano is the first hospital in Collin County and one of six in Texas to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Jerri Garison is president of Baylor Plano. For more information, or a physician referral, call toll free 1-800-4-BAYLOR or log onto

Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Health Care System¹s subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano or Baylor Health Care System.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the country's largest customer-owned health insurer and fourth largest health insurer overall. HCSC is a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Note: Designation as Blue Distinction Centers means these facilities' overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians' and leading professional organizations' recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at any facilities, please call your local Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Plan.

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