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G. Lane Naugher, M.D.

Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement


Dr. Naugher is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with TSAOG Orthopaedics (formerly The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group). He is a fellowship trained in sports medicine physician and treats patients aged 3 years and up for any sports-related injury or orthopaedic condition of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.

Doctor Naugher has a special interest in sports injuries, total joint replacements of the shoulder, hip, and knee, and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. He has appointments available at our Quarry Area, Schertz, New Braunfels, and Brooks City Base locations.

Dr. Naugher is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and general orthopaedic surgery.

He is a native Texan who grew up in San Antonio and then in north Texas until his graduation from Denton High School where he played football, baseball, soccer and basketball. He attended Baylor University, earning his degree in Economics. His medical education was completed at the University of Texas at Houston where his was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Naugher completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. During residency, he also spent time in Norwich, England – gaining extensive experience in complex reconstructive surgery of the knee and total joint arthroplasty. He was selected as Chief Resident during his final year of residency. He then left Texas briefly, completing his Sports Medicine fellowship at Wake Forest Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina.

At Wake Forest, he furthered his expertise in arthroscopic surgical techniques for the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee as well as robotic assisted partial knee replacements. He also served as a team physician for Wake Forest University Athletics and for the Winston Salem Dash, the MLB Chicago White Sox minor league affiliate.

After completing his fellowship training, he returned to Texas with his wife and two children to join The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group. He is an avid sports fan that that enjoys being active, Crossfit, golf, and time with his wife and kids.

Dr. Naugher was named in SA Scene’s list of SA Doctors: Best of 2017 and 2017 Rising Star Doctors.

View Dr. Naugher’s CV


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Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine:

  • Shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee arthroscopy
  • Shoulder dislocations and instability
  • Rotator cuff tears, including arthroscopic treatment of massive tears and revisions / repairs
  • Throwing Problems and Pain in the Shoulder and Elbow
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries, Tommy John Procedure
  • Hip arthroscopy for management of hip conditions including FAI (femoroacetabular impingement), labral tears, trochanteric bursitis, ilitiotibial band syndrome, gluteal tendon, and proximal hamstring tendon tears
  • Knee Instability and Multiligament knee reconstructions
  • ACL , PCL Injuries and Arthroscopic Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Repairs and Transplantation
  • Cartilage preservation and restoration procedures of shoulder, elbow, hip and knee

 Joint Replacement and Preservation:

  • Joint preservation arthroscopic procedures for shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee arthritis
  • Total and Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial and Total Knee Replacement

 Trauma and Fracture Care:

  • Upper and lower extremity fractures and dislocations
  • Traumatic tendon or ligament injuries


  • Rotator Cuff Injuries, Including Arthroscopic treatment for massive tears and revision repairs
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Frozen Shoulder, Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability, Shoulder Dislocations
  • Labral Tears, SLAP tears
  • AC Joint Dislocation, Separation
  • Proximal Humerus Fractures
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Scapula, Glenoid, Coracoid or Acromial Fractures
  • Scapulothoracic Bursitis, Snapping Scapula
  • Winged Scapula
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries
  • Thrower’s Shoulder


  • Elbow Fractures
  • Radial head replacement
  • Elbow instability and dislocations
  • Elbow ligament injuries, Ulnar Collateral Ligament, Tommy John Surgery
  • Elbow Epicondylitis – Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Thrower’s Elbow


  • Hip Fractures
  • Avuslsion Fractures
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Gluteal Tendon Tears
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Iliopsoas Impingement
  • Deep Gluteal Syndrome
  • Proximal Hamstring Tears
  • Cartilage Defects
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement FAI
  • Labral Tears, Repair, Reconstruction
  • PVNS


  • All ligament injuries of the Knee
  • ACL reconstruction
  • PCL and Posterolateral corner injuries and reconstruction
  • Collateral ligament injuries, repairs and reconstruction
  • Meniscus Repair, Augmentation and Transplantation
  • Knee and Lower Extremity Malalignment
  • Proximal Tibio-Fibular Joint Instability
  • Patellar Dislocations
  • Patellar Instabiliy
  • Patella Fractures
  • Tibial spine or eminence fractures
  • Tibial plateau fractures
  • Patellar Tendon Tears
  • Quadricep Tendon Tears
  • Tibial Plateau Fractures
  • Arthritis of the Knee
  • Cartilage Injuries and Defects
  • Cartilage Transplantation


  • Achilles Tendon Tears
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Injuries and defects


  • Sports Related Tendon/Ligament Tears and Fractures
  • Sports Related injuries
  • Stress Fractures

Clinical Coordinator
Elizabeth “Liz” A: 210.396.5240

Phone: 210.281.9595
Fax: 210.582.2670

Referrals and Authorizations
Phone: 210.804.5600
Fax: 210.804.5601

Billing Specialist
Phone: 210.396.5369
Fax: 210.804.6801

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  • Brooks City Base
    Mission Trail Medical Plaza
    3327 Research Plaza, #404
    San Antonio, TX 78235
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  • New Braunfels
    Resolute Retail Plaza
    601 Creekside Crossing #106
    New Braunfels, TX 78130
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  • Quarry Area
    The Orthopaedic Institute
    400 Concord Plaza Dr.
    San Antonio, TX 78216
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  • Westover Hills
    Westover Hills Medical Plaza I
    11212 State Hwy 151, #150
    San Antonio, TX 78251
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Clinical Coordinator
Elizabeth “Liz” A: 210.396.5240

Phone: 210.281.9595
Fax: 210.582.2670

Referrals and Authorizations
Phone: 210.804.5600
Fax: 210.804.5601

Billing Specialist
Phone: 210.396.5369
Fax: 210.804.6801