Dr. Lauren Hinojosa, MD

Dr. Lauren Hinojosa, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Lauren Hinojosa, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.Read her story

1045 Gemini St

Houston, TX 77058

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hands
high
more than 87% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 78% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Hinojosa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hinojosa "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. Before joining All American Orthopaedics, Dr. Hinojosa was 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 attended The University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate education where she received University Honors. She obtained her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. She 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 was awarded 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. She is board certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. A native Texan, Dr. Hinojosa lives in League City with her husband and two children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hinojosa "Her goal for each patient is to optimize recovery and maximize function as best as possible through non-operative or operative measures."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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10  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • U T Southwestern
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • U T Southwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hinojosa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hinojosa's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hinojosa to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hinojosa'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 (3)

She was very knowledgeable about little kid hand fractures, and was excellent with my 3 year old. We have a great plan to get the fracture to heal. I was pleasantly surprised bybjer excellent bedside manner!
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My daughter had a car accident in Houston, had surgery for a broken arm. Dr Hinojosa was very friendly and attentive. She even gave us her personal cell should we need her while my daughter was in hospital. We feel very good about a positive outcome in the weeks to come, the post surgery x-rays...more
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My son had a nasty finger injury from baseball injury. She was understanding, professional, and very thorough. She explained risks vs. benefits very clearly. She called us personally to check in on him the weekend of the surgery. The outcome of the surgery looks excellent 4 weeks post op. ...more
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