Luis Urrea, MD
Board Certified - Orthopaedic Surgery
About Dr. Urrea
Dr. Luis Urrea is a second generation physician who returned home to serve the greater El Paso area in 1996. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, where he also completed an internship in general surgery and residency in orthopaedic surgery. Following a Sports Medicine fellowship at the world renowned Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado, he joined the El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, has fellowship training in sports medicine, and specializes in arthroscopy, knee and shoulder reconstruction, and total knee and shoulder joint replacement. He has been in practice for 23 years and is fluent in Spanish. He has served as team physician for the UTEP Athletic Department since 1996 and collaborates with athletic trainers as the orthopaedic team consultant for many high schools. He is deeply committed to the healthcare of Texans. Through organized medicine he advocates for our patients and profession. He is a past president of the El Paso County Medical Society and serves on committees and boards of EPCMS, Border Health Caucus, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Orthopaedic Association. He is actively involved in teaching residents and medical students and promotes medicine as a career to high school and college students. The greatest joy in his life is to travel, ski, and experience life with his wife Barbara and their three wonderful children.