Dr. Kristen Fleager, MD

Dr. Kristen Fleager, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Kristen Fleager, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Grapevine, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.Read her story

2535 Ira E Woods Ave

Grapevine, TX 76051

Contact Information

(817) 481-2121

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fleager performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 96% of peers
Broken Arm
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Fleager's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Fleager's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fleager "Dr. Fleager is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the upper extremity, including the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, upper arm, and shoulder. She treats adults, adolescents, and children. Dr. Fleager is a Southlake Carroll alumni and former competitive gymnast. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, where she was a Division I athlete. Dr. Fleager earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Dallas, serving as class president for 4 years. She returned to Stanford to complete an orthopedic surgery residency. From there she was selected for the prestigious Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, where she trained under world-renowned surgeons at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children's Hospital of Boston. She has published multiple articles in national journals and several book chapters. In her free time she enjoys traveling, running, yoga, and spending time with friends and family."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fleager "My approach is to treat each patient how I would want my family members to be treated."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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22  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Stanford University Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Stanford University Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fleager has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fleager's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fleager to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fleager's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Fleager did my Ulnar Nerve surgery. I've seen her and her staff several times since that surgery and she has always listened and is a class act. I would happily refer my friends and neighbors to her.
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