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J Steven Hoerster MD

     Dr Hoerster was the first orthopaedic surgeon to serve the Texas hill country and continues to practice doing mainly hand and upper extremity surgery.  He grew up in Fredericksburg and returned after his training to serve his hometown.  He has specialized training in hand surgery and holds clinics in Fredericksburg, Llano, and Marble Falls.

Learn more about Dr Hoerster at hillcountryorthopedics.com

Dr Hoerster provides the following services:



  • Sports Medicine

  • Hand Surgery

  • Upper Extremity Joint Replacement

Dr. Hoerster provides treatment for the following:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Trauma Including:

    • Fractures

    • Ligament and Tendon Injuries

    • Nerve Injuries

    • Joint Sprains

  • Arthritis Including Tendonitis

  • Joint Replacement and Reconstruction

  • Wrist Arthroscopy

  • Dequervains, Trigger Fingers

  • Tumor and Cysts

  • Shoulder Surgery & Arthroscopy

  • Rotator Cuff Treatment



Board-certified by:
     The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

     Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certified in Surgery of the Hand,
     American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

     Texas Hill Country Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, P.A. 

Medical school:
     University of Texas Medical School
          Texas Medical Center
          Houston, Texas
          1977 - 1981
          Doctorate of Medicine, July 1981

     University of Texas at Houston
          General Surgery
          Houston, Texas
          June 1981 - June 1982

     University of Texas at Houston
          Orthopaedic Surgery
          Houston, Texas
          July 1982 - July 1986

Undergraduate School:
     Rice University
          Houston, Texas
          1973 - 1977
          Bachelor of Arts, May 1977

Other Education:
     Fredericksburg High School
          Fredericksburg, Texas
          1969 - 1973

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Fredericksburg, TX

  • Llano Memorial Hospital, Llano, TX



  • American Medical Association

  • Texas Medical Association

  • Hill Country County Medical Society

  • Texas Medical Foundation

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery


Special practice interests:  

  • J. Steven Hoerster, M.D., is certified in surgery of the hand. He also specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement and general orthopedics.