Dr. Darrell Scott Hanson MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Darrell Hanson is an orthopedic surgeon in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Hanson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and one of 22 at Texas Children's Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Texas Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996 - 2000

Methodist Hospital (Houston TX)
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 1996

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Complications in spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in the new millennium. A report of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Committee.
Coe, J.D., Arlet, V., Donaldson, W., Berven, S., Hanson, D.S., Mudiyam, R., Perra, J.H., Shaffrey, C.I.

Sagittal plane analysis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: the effect of anterior versus posterior instrumentation.
Rhee, J.M., Bridwell, K.H., Won, D.S., Lenke, L.G., Chotigavanichaya, C., Hanson, D.S.

Dowel fibular strut grafts for high-grade dysplastic isthmic spondylolisthesis.
Hanson, D.S., Bridwell, K.H., Rhee, J.M., Lenke, L.G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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