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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Scott Hrnack is a board eligible and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who treats all orthopaedic conditions, but specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder. Dr. Hrnack has excelled in sports and academics throughout his life. Growing up in the North Dallas area, he competed in gymnastics both for J.J. Pearce High School and at the private club level. After high school, he attended Syracuse University on both an athletic and academic scholarships. Throughout his gymnastics career, he won various titles and honors at the high school, college, state, and national levels. He was named 1996 Eastern Coast Athletic Conference rookie of the year and earned a spot on the Team 2000 USA National Gymnastics Team in 1996. Dr. Hrnack returned to Texas to begin his medical training at the University of Texas at Houston. Following graduation from medical school, he began his orthopedic training at Tulane University in New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina temporarily relocated Dr. Hrnack to Vanderbilt in Nashville where he continued to train for 9 months before landing back in Texas to finish his last three years of training at Texas Tech University. After residency, Dr. Hrnack pursued advanced specialty fellowship training in arthroscopic procedures and sports management in Plano, Texas. At his fellowship and during residency, he published several articles, presented research at several meetings, and coauthored a book chapter. He is a volunteer reviewer and is on the Editorial board for the Arthroscopy Journal. Dr. Hrnack opened his practice in Decatur, Texas from 2010-2014. He briefly moved to Southlake, Texas before landing in Grapevine, Texas with his current practice at Texas Institute of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, PLLC. Dr. Hrnack continues to lead a very active lifestyle. He is married to his wife Shelbi who is a certified orthotist and prosthetist.
Verified Patient Reviews
I would high recommend. First visit and I was in and out within 30 minutes. That included taking ex-rays and the doctor's visit. He had a good bedside manner, and the staff was prompt and efficient.
It was a wonderful experience. Dr Hrnack was patient and answered all of my questions. Great bedside manner and communication.
Very informative & right to the point, which I like. Very nice & sincere.
Dr. Hrnack is incredibly patient and kind. He listens to all your concerns and questions, he takes his time explaining and demonstrating how things work. I never felt like I was being rushed through or that he didn’t care about my health. We were able to work together to come to a plan of action with him listening to my needs or issues. I would recommend him to my family, friends or even strangers. He and his staff are all very kind and easy to deal with, be it answering your phone calls, or being in the office.
Dr. Hrnack is great. He listens to what you have to say and how you feel about your healthcare. Very good doctor
He was incredible with my 12 year old son--super engaging and great bedside manner. Highly endorse him!
Dr. Hrnack has a great bedside manner and makes you feel very comfortable as a patient. He even recommends you getting a 2nd opinion. I enjoyed my appt with him and researching my options now. I am looking into stem cell treatment due to the fact that surgery is invasive and there is a great amount of nerves that innervate the muscles of the leg and replacement causes disruption in one's personal gait and function of those muscles
Dr. Hrnack is a very kind, knowledgeable provider who truly cares about his patients.
His staff was amazing and Dr. Hrnack is an excellent doctor. Easy to talk to, explains thoroughly and he even remembers his patients even after 4 years.
Very informative and helpful. Always willing to help.
One of the best orthopedic doctors I have ever seen incredibly outgoing and knowledgeable
Very good demeanor. First time every needing to visit a doctor for this type of situation (Follow up recommendation from ER doctor for shoulder separation in vehicle accident) Explained everything well. Didn't have to wait long, although it was 9:15 am appointment on weekday. I have nothing to compare him to as I've never needed to have this kind of visit, but I will credit him to being the kind of doctor as far as personality and being informative that is good to have (across professions of medical fields) if you ever get anxious about having to see a doctor.
Dr. Scott was great with my son and took his time and explained everything. My son loved him.
Dr. Hrnack is an amazing, knowledgeable, and caring provider. For the first time, someone took the time to listen to me and to explain to me what was happening with my knee for the past 15 years. In the world of orthopedics, he is quite a rare find- many are too busy to take the time to listen with empathy and compassion. I recommend him 100% to anyone who needs an orthopedic provider. Thank you, Dr. Hrnack!
Dr Scott was very professional & informative as always. I have recommended him to others. The asst was rude. The Xray tech could have been nicer.
Best Doc I've Ever Been Too.
I absolutely love him he was very wonderful with my mother in law. We had a bit of a wait but he had a emergency so it was ok with us to wait
He took his time and answered all of my sons questions.
Love, love , love Dr. Hrnack and his staff. I will gladly take that hour drive, to get proper care. It's good to have a doctor that realizes that he works for me and not the other way around. Dr. Hrnack gives you his opinion and your options, then lets you decide your course of treatment. HE'S THE MAN! Much Love
All of the staff were friendly and professional. I felt very comfortable with the entire visit.
Dr. Hrnack, takes the time to visit and discuss all your needs and concerns. He is concerned about making sure you have a full understanding . He has a extremely calming personality. Awesome bedside manner, very reassuring..
My wrist had been hurting for 6-8 months and I finally decided to go see someone. Dr. Hrnack gave me treatment options and I'm happy to say my wrist is back in action! I could not do anything without being in extreme pain. Less than a week later, my wrist is functional and 95% of my pain is gone.
Extremely personable , upfront and very concerned about questions and making sure I fully understood.
Very Professional And Direct Enjoy My Visit Every Time!
Dr. Hrnack's professionalism and knowledge coupled with his caring and warm attention to his patients make him a great doctor. He greets his patients with a smile, never seems rushed, and answers all questions thoroughly. He both celebrates with a patient in achieving wellness success and keeps a patient's spirits up during the healing process, even with minor setbacks. Dr. Hrnack is the real deal.
Dr. Hrnack is the best. Thorough, honest, professional and most of all knowledgable. Explained what my issue was, treatment plan and preventative measures for the future. Highly Recommended!
An outstanding professional who is extremely attentive to the patient's needs. He listens well.& will offer suggestions related to the issues at hand and has a knack for coming up with innovative ways to address the patient's problems.
Extremely thorough and knowledgeable. Excellent bedside manner. Very sympathetic to patients wanting to get back to an active lifestyle. Explained injury and recovery in great detail. Wish he could be my primary care physucisn.
Very professional, Very compassionate. Thorough, knowledgeable and reassuring.
Steve was awesome. Very knowledgeable and presented a couple of treatment options. Highly recommend him!
He was kind and thorough. He explained what was causing my pain and recommended another specialist for my particular issue. I would highly recommend him. Such a nice man!
DR. HRNACK IS FRIENDLY, LISTENS, EVALUATES AND EXPLAINS WHAT IS GOIMG ON IN A MANNER IN WHICH I CAN UNDERSTAND THE ISSUE. GREAT DR. THAT FIXED MY RIGHT SHOULDER TO NEW. I WILL NOT USE ANYONE ELSE!
We have visited Dr. Hrnack two separate times for two different sports related injuries. Each visit he took the time to find the root of the problem. He also explained her injury at length and made sure we understand everything dealing with the injury and healing process.
We love Dr. Hrnack! Even my teenage son said, "I like him, he's a cool doctor."
Outstanding consultation. comprehensive discussion. great listening skills. sincere thought. not rushed. positive and genuinely caring bedside manners. best doctor visit i've experienced in a long time. highly recommend. A+
This was my second visit, two different issues. I find Dr Hrnack and his staff to be very professional while maintaining a relaxed environment. His demeanor is reassuring, when possible gives you options on treatment. Good Job Doc!
Very helpful and realistic about recovery time
Professional and courteous while seemingly genuinely concerned with me as a person. Complete faith in him to take care of my orthopaedic needs.
Great experience, only waited about 5 minutes, very professional staff and Dr. Hrnack was very professional and informative. I strongly recommend Dr. Hrnack and everyone at Texas Institute of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
He was great and right to the point. He gave me my options and respective prognosis! I would highly recommend him!
Dr. Hrnack was great. He had to refer me to a different specialist but he was kind and explained what he thought was going on. Very nice guy.
He was very informative and gave me my options with pros and cons of each.
Most everything was great. X Ray technician hurt me trying to get a shot. Should have been more familiar with injury and proper way to arrange leg without causing pain. Dr. Hrnack was professional and reassuring all would be well.
Dr. Hrnack performed surgery on my knee after I had gone to the Baylor Grapevine emergency room with what he discovered was a serious joint infection. Dr. Hrnack's expertise may have literally saved my life and certainly saved the limb. He has determinedly followed up with my progress and now only two months later, I am able to walk almost normally and am looking forward to doing some stairs soon.
Dr. Hrnack had very attentive, he explained my condition very good and he was able to see my on the same day. I give him five starts
Dr. Hrnack is very professional and personable. He earlier diagnosed my problem and has been prompt in a management plan and follow-on treatment. I highly recommend Dr. Hrnack.
Dr. Hrnak is incredible! He spoke to me in terms that I could easily understand and gave me his full attention.
There was hardly any wait at all. We were in the waiting room for 5 minutes max. The medical assistant got me right back for x-rays, and there was hardly any waiting time in the exam room, either. Dr. Hrnack was very personable and made me feel right at ease. He listened to me, and took his time. He did a great job with the steroid injections in my hips - he gives a good shot! Highly recommend.
It was the best decision I made choosing to see Dr. Scott Hrnack. what seem to be an injury that would be dapilitating, I am now back to my active sport lifestyle.
The staff and Dr are very friendly and professional. I was explained everything in detail and was given ample opportunity to ask as many questions as I needed to. I was not rushed at all. He listened and did not talk over me. Good sense of humor too...which is very refreshing!
Great experience, Dr. Hrnack took his time with me and was thorough with his exam and my treatment plan.
Very easy to talk too. Is very nice and knowledgeable. Love that he is always on time.
Very informative! Helpful & explained options!
Courteous and very engaged doc. Took time and used great bedside manners. The whole staff was superb!
Dr. Hrnack made my son feel very comfortable even though he hates Drs. He answered all of my questions. We never felt rushed or unimportant. Best dr we've ever seen!!!
Professional, explained the procedure in detail and great Doc/
I would highly recommend Dr Hrnack to anyone. He is an excellent orthopedic doctor/surgeon and understands everything you are going through. He listens to you and takes the time to really explain everything. A+++
Dr. Hrnack took the time to explain everything very clearly ans showed me exercises for all my achy areas.
Amazing, caring doctor! Even tho the help he could offer me was limited, he was completely honest and understanding!
Dr. Hrnack is awesome, and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing an orthopedic doctor/surgeon. He is very good at what he does, and I have only very positive things to say about him.
Very informative doctor. I was not rushed. Explained to me my options for my condition. I will remain his patient for years to come.
Dr. Hrnack has been a straight shooter on identifying the problems in my shoulder and providing a realistic solution to what I wanted to acccomplish which allowed us to be on the same page for treatment and expectations. The surgery mirrored our pre surgery game plan and throughout the process I have not been surprised by the surgical results. Very good in being direct on what to expect and what he expects of you. I am one week post surgery and very happy with having Dr. Hrnack.
Waiting time for Dr was too long
Outstanding-- Procedure to keep me mobile and put off a knee replacement until I'm ready, has gone very well. The relief is tremendous and working on mobility, right now, with Rehab. Looking forward to the couple weeks and back to work. Thank You!!!
Dr. Hrnack made me feel very comfortable about having my surgery. He was polite and explained everything from my first x ray through the heeling of my broken leg. Dr. Hrnack went above and beyond to see me through my procedure and with my follow up appointments too. He certainly is very gentlemanly. I would recommend Dr. Hrnack to anyone with any orthopedic issues.
terrific physician with a very friendly and approachable nature. Communicated his findings very clearly and made sure I understood. Down to earth guy that I would highly recommend.
He takes the time to really explain the way things work & cares about the patient's health. He takes care of the whole person as well. He is a really great Dr.!!! 12-22-15
Great doctor. Straight to the point, but very thorough and knowledgeable.
Dr. Hrnack had several good recommendations and my wife had used him a couple of years ago. I believe that he was a good choice. John P
Will be getting knee operated on by him. Very knowledgable and an excellent choice for a Physician.
The main thing I look for in a physician is one that can help me work through my concerns without necessary jumping to meds or surgery. Dr. Hrnack falls into that category. I went in looking to spot check my concerns and then look for what should be the right results. For now it looks like its adjusting ways I workout, maybe a brace to help. If I do see it is an issue that continues, I'll definitely reach back out for next steps to help with my mobility concerns.
He was very attentive to my questions and took the time to listen and respond thoroughly.
Dr. Hijack was an amazing doctor! I was in severe pain & he was gentle. He took plenty of time to explain what was going on & all the treatment options. I will be seeing him again & I definately recommend him!
Good Doctor and I would recommend him.
Very personable. Described everything and what he could clearly. Drained fluid from my knee then injected steroid and didn't feel a thing! Excellent.
Dr. Hrnack thoroughly explained my diagnosis and offered ample time to ask whatever questions I might have. I highly recommend him.
Scott Allen was knowledgeable about my problem. He explained everything real well.
Everyone was very friendly and would I recommend them.
I was very impressed with Dr Hrnack-knee bedside manner. He took his time explaining my diagnosis and options. I felt great about his direction in my course of treatment & his genuine desire to help me as a patient. Great 1st experience using Zocdoc. The reviews I read here is why I chose Dr Hrnack.
Early for appointment and they were ready.
Can't say enough good things about this doctor- always attentive and answers all my questions!
Great Doctor, very professional. Kept it completely real with what's going on with my knee. Informed me of all my options and treatments. Explained in detail the procedures that will take place. I am very happy with this doctor wish I had found him sooner.
Dr. Hrnack was awesome. He listened to everything I had to say about my issue. When he didn't have an exact diagnosis he told me he would not let me go until we had answers, even if it meant sending me to another dr. He treated me like a person.
I got to my appointment 30 minutes early and was in a room within 5 minutes of my arrival. He informed me of things that other doctors did not. I was very satisfied with him and would highly recommend him.
Professional, kind, informative - addressed all my questions and fears.
Great doctor !! Highly knowledgeable in all aspects of knee problems. Great office staff.
Very professional, concerned and knowledgeable.
He knew where my pain was and has helped me understand why I have the pain I have been experiencing. I am armed with practical information I can use right away! I am so glad that I don't have to find another sport as my primary care doctor recommended.
Our family loves Dr. Hrnack. He is very knowledgable and explains everything to you in detail. He makes sure that you fully understand the source of the injury and the treatment necessary. He does what is best for the patient.
Dr. Hrnack did an outstanding job of explaining my options and what needed to be done to best help me with my diagnosis.
He is very kind, attentive and puts people at ease. He cares and is sensitive to people.needs. Great doctor and gentle soul.
Dr. Hrnack is professional and tells you the truth. No sugarcoating. He knows what to do and is quick to let you know what options you have. He is not one to jump into surgury right away unless you really need to have the surgery done. He gives you all the alternatives and you and your doctor make the decision about your care. I would recommend him and have to my friends and family.