Meet our Team in Denton, TX

 

Lyn D. Ward, M.D.

PRIMARY SPECIALTIES
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder
  • Knee
  • General Orthopedics
SECONDARY SPECIALTIES
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip Replacement
  • Elbow
  • Foot & Ankle

Dr. Ward graduated magna cum laude from West Texas A&M University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry.  He attended medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston.

Dr. Ward gained experience treating professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes while working with the team physicians of the Houston Astros, the Houston Rockets, the Rice University Owls, the University of Houston, and multiple high schools in the Houston Area.  He completed his Orthopedic Surgery training as the Chief Resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston in 2001. Dr. Ward is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Texas Orthopedic Association.

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

1997-2001 The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, Orthopedic Surgery Residency

1996-1997 The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, General Surgery Internship

1992-1996 The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX Medical Doctorate

1988-1992 West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX Bachelor of Science Biology and Chemistry

RESIDENCIES

Herman Hospital Level 1: Trauma, Spine, Hand, Total Joint, Sports Medicine, and Foot and Ankle surgery

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center: Orthopedic Surgery

Christus St. Joseph Hospital: Sports medicine and Total Joint Reconstructive Surgery

Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children: Pediatric Orthopedics

Lyndon B. Johnson Harris County Hospital: General Orthopedics


Damon Alavekios, M.D.​

PRIMARY SPECIALTIES
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Hand & Upper Extremity
SECONDARY SPECIALTIES
  • Hip & Knee Replacements
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Trauma
  • Orthobiologics & Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Alavekios first became interested in the field of Orthopedics after competing as a Division 1 athlete. A former Safety on the Arizona State Univ. football team, He sustained multiple injuries requiring orthopedic treatment and soon developed a passion for musculoskeletal medicine.

Dr. Alavekios graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  He attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine and completed his Orthopedic Surgery training as the Chief Resident at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. Dr Alavekios is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Texas Medical Association.

Dr. Alavekios loves spending time with his beautiful wife, and two amazing baby girls, as well as their dog. Dr. Alavekios loves working on his cars and enjoys taking his vehicle to the racetrack whenever possible.

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

2010-2014 The University of California Irvine, Orange, CA Orthopedic Surgery Residency

2009-2010 The University of California Irvine, Orange, CA General Surgery Residency

2005-2009 Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Medical School

2000-2004 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Bachelor of Science Biology

 

Randi Jones, PA-C

Randi has been a certified physician assistant for the last 12 years, and has been working for Dr. Ward her entire career. She conducts her own clinic on Tuesday and Thursdays, and assists Dr. Ward in the operating room on the other days of the week. Randi received a Master’s in Physician Assistant studies from The University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and attended The University of North Texas in Denton for her undergraduate studies. She lives in Roanoke with her husband, two boys and their dog Indiana. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, outdoor activities and watching her boys play sports.

 

Amber Marlett, PA-C

Amber has been a certified athletic trainer for 5 years and completed her physician assistant studies in early 2020. Her passion has always been orthopedic medicine. Amber received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Bethel University in Paris, TN, and attended Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX for her undergraduate work. She lives in Northlake, Texas, and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and coaching softball.