Dr. Lauren Hinojosa, M.D.

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Hand

Lauren Hinojosa, MD offers advanced expertise in hand and wrist surgery including the treatment of complex fractures and dislocations, tendon injuries, fingertip injuries, sports injuries, nerve compressions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, De Quervain’s, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Dupuytren’s disease.  Her goal for each patient is to optimize recovery and maximize function as best as possible through non-operative or operative measures.

Dr. Hinojosa is board certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Before starting her own practice, Dr. Hinojosa was affiliated with a private group practice in the Bay Area.  She also previously held the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.  While at UTMB, Dr. Hinojosa revitalized the hand program and the residency curriculum.

Dr. Hinojosa is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin where she received University Honors.  She earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, one of the nation’s busiest trauma centers.  She then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at The CV Starr Hand Surgery Center in New York City, the oldest and one of the most prestigious teaching hand surgery fellowships in the country.   As part of her fellowship, she received additional training in pediatric hand conditions at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas.

A native Texan, Dr. Hinojosa lives in League City with her family.

Contact Information

Education

The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas
The CV Starr Hand Surgery Center in New York City
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Pain

Practice Group and Affiliations

Hand Surgery
Orthopedics
Sports Medicine