Sean M Gallagher, MD  - Orthopedic Surgeon

ATX Orthopedics

Sean M Gallagher, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon located in Rosedale, Austin, TX

About Dr. Gallagher

AT ATX Orthopedics, which serves Central Austin, Texas, Dr. Sean Gallagher provides orthopedic care. Dr. Gallagher was born and raised in Galveston, TX (a B.O.I. (Born on the Island)). He attended public school in the Galveston Independent School District, graduating in 1997 from Ball High School with Highest Honors. He then moved to Providence, Rhode Island, to attend Brown University. At Brown, Dr. Gallagher was involved in research on neural plasticity and continued this as a research technician at UT Southwestern Center for Neuroscience in Dallas after graduating from Brown with Honors in 2001.
In 2002, he began medical school at The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School at San Antonio. There, he met his wife, Ava, a pediatrician at 411 Pediatrics in Austin. They enjoyed living in the Hill Country during medical school and planned to return after finishing further training. Dr. Gallagher matched in orthopaedic surgery residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 2006. At UTMB, he became involved in clinical research and published his work in the orthopaedic literature. In 2011, Dr. Gallagher completed his general orthopaedic training and decided to pursue further expertise in Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Joint Replacement (including revision hip and knee arthroplasty), and Cartilage Transplantation (Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation) at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. Fellowship in orthopedic surgery is one or two additional years of intense surgical training and clinical research focused on a specialty within the field.

In August 2012, Dr. Gallagher and his wife Ava relocated to Austin, TX, to be closer to family. They have three young children and a 12 year old pug.

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AT ATX Orthopedics, which serves Central Austin, Texas, Dr. Sean Gallagher provides orthopedic care. Dr. Gallagher was born and raised in Galveston, TX (a B.O.I. (Born on the Island)). He attended public school in the Galveston Independent School District, graduating in 1997 from Ball High School with Highest Honors. He then moved to Providence, Rhode Island, to attend Brown University. At Brown, Dr. Gallagher was involved in research on neural plasticity and continued this as a research technician at UT Southwestern Center for Neuroscience in Dallas after graduating from Brown with Honors in 2001.
In 2002, he began medical school at The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School at San Antonio. There, he met his wife, Ava, a pediatrician at 411 Pediatrics in Austin. They enjoyed living in the Hill Country during medical school and planned to return after finishing further training. Dr. Gallagher matched in orthopaedic surgery residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 2006. At UTMB, he became involved in clinical research and published his work in the orthopaedic literature. In 2011, Dr. Gallagher completed his general orthopaedic training and decided to pursue further expertise in Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Joint Replacement (including revision hip and knee arthroplasty), and Cartilage Transplantation (Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation) at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. Fellowship in orthopedic surgery is one or two additional years of intense surgical training and clinical research focused on a specialty within the field.

In August 2012, Dr. Gallagher and his wife Ava relocated to Austin, TX, to be closer to family. They have three young children and a 12 year old pug.


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ATX Orthopedics accepts most major insurance plans. Please call our office if you don’t see your plan among the accepted insurance plans or if you have additional questions.

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    Sean is the best. He took great care of my fractured hip and helped me heal quickly. You'll feel more like a friend than a patient with him."

    Andy D.
  • Yelp

    Awesome doc! So blessed I found Dr. Gallagher. Hands down best ortho doc I have ever been to!

    Lacy M.
  • Yelp

    "I went to ATX ortho for the first time today. The office was clean, the staff was welcoming and warm, and Dr. Gallagher was awesome!!"

    Julia S.
  • Yelp

    "I cannot say enough good things about Dr Gallagher. Not only is he an outstanding surgeon, he is also an outstanding human being. He receives my highest recommendation."

    John F.
  • Yelp

    "I would highly recommend to anyone who has a lower limb injury to visit with Dr. Gallagher. He did a fantastic job in fixing my leg after I broke it in four places.."

    J Ahsley V.
  • Yelp

    "Dr Sean Gallegher. He is truly what a doctor should be to his patients. He was calm, confident,attentive to details and ...he knew what he was doing."

    Mirza T.