Georgetown: (512) 863-4563

1904 Railroad St

Georgetown,TX 78626

Killeen:  (254) 213-7843​

401 W Jasper Rd

Killeen, TX 76542


Orthopedic Surgeon / Sports Medicine Specialist

Director of Sports Medicine at Metroplex Health System

 

Dr. Robert Hansen

Dr. Hansen graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas before completing a surgical internship at University of California San Francisco (UCSF).  After garnering basic surgical skills, he moved to Brooklyn, New York where he was an orthopedic surgery resident at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. He completed his residency at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Hansen went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at Boston University where he learned advanced arthroscopic techniques including the all inside minimally invasive ACL Reconstruction. He was also intricately involved with the medical management of all the university's athletes. Covering Hockey, Soccer, and LaCrosse games, Dr. Hansen worked closely with the Athletic Trainers to keep the athletes at the top of their game.

 

Clinically Dr. Hansen understands the importance of incorporating a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, and works with his patients to develop alternative exercise programs and utilizes innovative therapies to speed up the recovery process safely. Dr. Hansen specializes in the arthroscopic minimally invasive treatment of shoulder, knee, and ankle injuries, with the highest importance on protecting repairing, and restoring the patients native cartilage. Dr. Hansen is a Texas native who has experience treating pediatric to Division 1 athletes and looks forward to continuing to keep Central Texas’ athletic and Orthopedic population at the top of their game.

 

Personal Life


Dr. Hansen grew up in Carrollton, TX just outside of Dallas and his love of the Dallas Cowboys was nurtured at a very young age by his grandfather and former Cowboys Team Physician Dr. Ronald F. Garvey MD. As a student of Jesuit College Prep. high school in Dallas, Dr. Hansen was a perennial captain of the wrestling team and a starting pitcher for the  varsity baseball team. After playing football, baseball and wrestling in high school, he focused on baseball, pitching for the Columbia University Lions in the Ivy League and in the Dallas Amateur Baseball Association after graduation. After enjoying the busy New York life, Dr Hansen returned to Texas for his medical education at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. While in medical school, Dr Hansen coached a youth wrestling team in Dallas, and kept active by running triathlons with the North Texas branch of Team in Training. Dr. Hansen is married to Portia Hansen, pilates and yoga instructor, and they keep active together by running, biking, and chasing their young daughter around the house. 

 

 

 


Robert Hansen, M.D. is an attending orthopedic surgeon and the new Director of Sports Medicine at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen, TX. Dr Hansen is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and cartilage repair and restoration.


Professional Background and Education


Fellowship:  Boston University Sports Medicine Fellow

Residency:  KJMC Brooklyn Orthopedic Surgery

-affiliated with St. Vincent's and  New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospitals

Internship: University of California San Francisco- Surgery

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas

College: Columbia University - Biomedical Engineering

High School: Jesuit Dallas High School