Texas Spine, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Dr. Whatley

Paul A. Whatley, M.D. has focused on sports medicine for much of his career. Graduating as valedictorian from Boswell High School in north Fort Worth, he then completed two bachelor degrees with honors at Texas Christian University. Dr. Whatley then graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., where he was awarded the Paul Boller Award for Most Outstanding Surgeon. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Tennessee/Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, the world’s first orthopedic surgery residency program and currently one of the country’s most prestigious. Dr. Whatley went on to complete fellowship training in sports medicine at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia, one of the premier sports medicine clinics in the country. As a fellow, he served as a team physician for the NCAA Division II football national champions, Valdosta State University.

Dr. Whatley is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, Texas Medical Association, Denton County Medical Society and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is licensed to practice medicine in Texas, Georgia and Alabama.

Dr. Whatley serves as team physician for a number of universities and high schools including Texas Woman’s University, North Central Texas College, Krum Independent School District and Sanger High School.

Dr. Whatley spends his free time with his lovely wife and three energetic children.