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Alexander Nguyen, MD

Alexander Nguyen, MD

Alexander Nguyen, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries and advanced arthroscopic procedures. In addition, he provides treatment for general orthopaedic conditions and trauma. He has authored various articles and presented at national conferences in the field of orthopaedics. Dr. Nguyen completed his sports medicine fellowship at the acclaimed Lenox Hill Hospital where he participated in the care for the New York Jets, New York Islanders, and Manhattanville College, and local high schools. There he received specialty training in minimally invasive and advanced arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of sports-related musculoskeletal injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle.

Treatment Focus

Arthroscopic Surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle


  • Rotator Cuff Tear, Tendinopathy, Impingement
  • Shoulder Instability, Dislocation
  • Labral Tear, Slap Tear
  • AC joint injuries
  • Biceps Tendinopathy


  • Elbow ligament injury – UCL “Tommy John,” LuCL
  • Lateral/Medial Epicondylitis – “Tennis Elbow,” “Golfers Elbow”
  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome


  • Impingement, Labral Tear


  • ACL reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament reconstruction
  • Cartilage Repair, Transplantation
  • Patellar Instability/Dislocation
  • Meniscus Tear/Transplant
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture
  • Patellar tendinitis/tendon rupture


  • Ankle Sprain/Tendinopathy
  • Achilles tendonitis/tendon rupture
  • Joint Replacement – Shoulder, Hip, and Knee
  • Fracture – Clavicle, Humerus, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, Hip, Patella, Tibia, Ankle


  • Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital – Sports Medicine, New York City
  • Residency: UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • Undergraduate: University of Texas, Austin

Doctors Community

Dr. Nguyen is a proud native Texan, who grew up locally in The Woodlands. He graduated with honors from the University of Texas and received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic residency at UT Health San Antonio.

As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Nguyen believes in a collaborative approach with his patients in developing personalized treatment plans to return them to their active pursuits and lifestyle.”