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Alan Hinton MD
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Alan Hinton MD

(337) 477-5252
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedics
    (Board Certified)

Primary Office

230 West Sale Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 477-5252
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm)
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Physician Bio

Dr. Alan Hinton of Hinton Orthopedics is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has been practicing in the Lake Charles area for the past 20 years. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine, and his specialties include orthopedics as well as sports medicine.

Dr. Hinton is a passionate surgeon who is active in both the medical and Lake Charles community. He has written contributions for several scientific publications and given prestigious scientific presentations at places such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Hinton is currently involved in a grassroots research project at McNeese State University and New Orleans BioInnovation Center utilizing stem cells and meniscus regeneration in pigs.

As a partner in the Lake Charles community, Dr. Hinton has served as the president for the Calcasieu Area Boy Scouts Council of America and Assistant Scout Master for Troop 5 with First United Methodist Church in Lake Charles. Dr. Hinton also serves as a Lector for Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church.

You should ask him about his bees.


College: McNeese State University
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Residency: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Health Care System

Other Specialties/Certifications

ABOS Subspecialty Certification Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2010

Areas of Expertise

Joint Replacement
Knee Surgery
Shoulder Surgery
Hip Surgery
Hand/Elbow Surgery
Fracture Surgery
Non-Surgical Procedures

Areas of Interest


  • Hinton, M.A.; Heinrich, S.D.; Cracer, R. Idiopathic diabetic muscular infarction: the role of ultrasound, CT, MRI and biopsy. Orthopaedics 1993; 16(5): 623-625.
  • Hinton, M.A.; Harris, M.D.; King, A.G. Cervical spondylosis: report of two cases. Spine 1993; 18(10): 1372-1396
  • Hinton, M.A.; Parker, A.W.; Drez Jr., D.J. The subscapularis insertion and myotendinous junction. J. Shoulder Elbow Surg. 1994.
  • Duval, M.J.; Parker, A.W.; Drez, Jr., D.J.; Hinton, M.A. The anterior humeral circumflex vessels and the axillary nerve. Orthop. Rev. 1993; 22(9): 1023-1026.
  • McCartney, D.; Hinton, M.A.; Heinrich, S.D. Operative stabilization of pediatric femur fractures. Ortho. Clinic North Amer. 1994; 25(4): 635-650.
  • Zembo, M.M.; Hinton, M.A.; Kelleher, K. Experience with small wire circular external fixator in lower extremities of children. Orthopaedics International 1992; 1(1): 30-39.

Accepted Health Plans

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