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  • Residency: Garden City Hospital/ Michigan State University
  • Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center/TCOM
  • Undergraduate: University of Texas, Austin


  • Total and Partial Hip & Knee replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder/knee/ankle
    • ACL Reconstruction, ACL Revision Surgery, Autograft and Allograft, Meniscus Repairs, MPFL Reconstruction for Patella Instability
    • Rotator Cuff Repairs, Labral repairs for instability of the shoulder
  • VisionScope Imaging
  • Unicompartment Knee replacement
  • Cartilage Restoration
    • Microfracture with PRP/Biocartilage
    • Autograft/Allograft repair of cartilage
  • PRP Injections
  • Adult and Pediatric fracture care of upper/lower extremities
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Trigger Finger Surgery, de Quervain’s Surgery
  • All Sports Medicine injuries
  • General Orthopaedic patient care

Professional and Research Interests

Dr. Dan Fuentes is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, who has been in practice since 1998. After spending three years in a solo practice in north Texas, Dr. Fuentes joined the Texas Specialist Center in 2001. He is a graduate of The University of Texas in Austin, as well as The University of North Texas Health Science Center in Ft. Worth. He completed a diverse orthopedic residency at Garden City Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, which allowed him to train with some of the finest orthopaedists in the country.

Dr. Fuentes has special interests in degenerative joint disease, shoulder and knee pain, sports medicine and related injuries, as well as trauma/fracture care in both adults and children. He has been very instrumental in bringing the latest technologies in orthopedic care to the Lufkin and surrounding areas, to better serve his patients. His philosophy is to treat each and every patient as if they are a member of his own family. Along with his exceptional staff of Jason Lowe, RN and Angela Carswell , RT( R ), let Dr. Fuentes provide the orthopedic care that you and your family deserve.

Honors & Memberships

  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons-Oral Board Examiner
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Angelina County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Psi Sigma Alpha National Osteopathic Honor Society
  • Metropolitan Life Award for Academic Excellence.
  • Team Doctor for Angelina College
  • Texas TopDoc


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