About the practice

With three experienced orthopedic surgeons in Marble Falls, Austin, and Bastrop, the Austin Orthopedic Institute provides patient-centered care for communities throughout central Texas. Joel H. Hurt, MD, Earl Kilbride, MD, MHA, and Tyler Goldberg, MD, started the practice with a shared vision to prioritize patient care above all else.

All three doctors at the Austin Orthopedic Institute have practiced in Austin for more than 15 years. As longtime fixtures in the community, they appreciate the importance of treating each patient as an individual, not just a number. Each provider ensures their patients never leave the office with unanswered questions or dissatisfaction regarding their treatment.

With state-of-the-art technology, including robotic surgery, CT-guided shoulder arthroscopy and replacement, and MAKO® knee replacement, the Austin Orthopedic Institute consistently delivers excellent surgery outcomes for every patient. 

The team at the Austin Orthopedic Institute understands that their patients are the reason why they exist. To ensure patient satisfaction, they run their clinic as efficiently as possible. Not only does the team answer every phone call, question, and concern their patients have, they provide individualized follow-up care.

At the Austin Orthopedic Institute, the team welcomes the opportunity to serve new patients and their families in any way they can. Call or schedule an appointment online to learn more.


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Words from our patients

  • Google

    "What can I say about Dr Hurt to convince you he is the BEST orthopedic surgeon in Central Texas!"

    Kenna B.
  • Google

    "Dr Hurt is a man of his word and did and outstanding job replacing my knee and I healed very quickly due to his outstanding care!!!!!"

    Bulldog B.
  • Google

    "Very kind and courteous. Made me comfortable discussing my options for my condition while allowing me to come to my own conclusion based off of Dr. Hurt’s evaluation."

    Scotty N.
  • Google

    "Knowledgeable, professional and provides detailed analysis of the injury with recommended medical options. Excellent physician."

    Leslie L.
  • Healthgrades

    "Joel is an engaging MD who shoots straight and deals with your issue quickly and efficiently."

    Jim K.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Hurt is very knowledgeable and has a great staff. He has good insight on the issues that he has treated me this. I would recommend Dr. Hurt's services."

    John B.
  • Healthgrades

    "Highly recommend. Caring interaction with patients. Takes time to explain in a manner I can easily understand."

    Emily S.
  • Healthgrades

    "The level of care that Dr Hurt has provided has been outstanding. I will continue to see Dr Hurt for treatment of my osteoarthritis."

    Chad R.
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FAX NUMBER: 512 856 4040