Dr. Kristen Fleager

Hand Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Michael Briseno - Orthopedic Surgery


  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery



  • Stanford University , Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology , 1998 – 2002

Medical School

  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School , 2003 – 2007


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University, 2007 – 2012


  • Hand and Upper Extremity, Harvard, 2012 – 2013


Dr. Fleager is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the upper extremity, including the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, upper arm, and shoulder. She treats adults, adolescents, and children.

Dr. Fleager is a Southlake Carroll alumni and former competitive gymnast. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, where she was a Division I athlete. Dr. Fleager earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Dallas, serving as class president for 4 years. She returned to Stanford to complete an orthopedic surgery residency. From there she was selected for the prestigious Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, where she trained under world-renowned surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Boston. She has published multiple articles in national journals and several book chapters.

Dr. Fleager is married and is the proud mother of a son and daughter. In her free time she enjoys traveling, running, yoga, and spending time with friends and family.


  • AAOS
  • ASSH
  • TMA
  • AMA


  • Fort Worth Top Docs 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Southlake Style Top Docs
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors Rising Star

Practice Information

North Texas Orthopedics


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