Angelina Vera, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Physician


  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip labrum repair
  • Hip labrum reconstruction
  • Hip capsule closure/repair
  • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) correction
  • Ischiofemoral impingement correction
  • Subspine impingement correction
  • Hip cartilage restoration
  • Open abductor (gluteus medius) repair
  • Proximal hamstring repair
  • Ultrasound guided hip injections



  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Lateral ankle ligament repair
  • Lateral ankle ligament reconstruction
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Anterior ankle impingement
  • Posterior ankle impingement
  • Cartilage reconstruction
  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Ankle fracture fixation
  • Jones fracture fixation
  • Syndesmosis fixation


  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Meniscus repair
  • Cartilage repair
  • Cartilage transplant
  • OATS procedure
  • Patella dislocation stabilization
  • Patella fracture repair
  • Quad tendon repair
  • Patellar tendon repair
  • ACL reconstruction or repair
  • PCL reconstruction
  • MCL repair or reconstruction
  • LCL reconstruction



  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Labrum repair
  • Capsule repair
  • Capsule release
  • Biceps repair
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Pec tendon repair
  • Clavicle fracture fixation

Angelina Vera, MD, is a board-certified, orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and the treatment of injuries to the hip, knee, ankle and shoulder. She provides expert care to her patients by using the latest advanced treatments and minimally invasive techniques to speed recovery. She is dedicated to the prevention and management of sport and dance related injuries. She has particular interest in hip pathology, anatomic variances, and genetics as they relate to the dancer. Dr. Vera has presented her research at multiple national and international conferences and authored several peer-reviewed publications. 

Dr. Vera earned her bachelor’s degree in Sports Injury Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She worked as a professional dancer, instructor, and choreographer for over 10 years before, during, and after her undergraduate career. She subsequently attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine for her medical doctorate (M.D.). She completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital and completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

During her time in Houston, Dr. Vera worked with the Houston Ballet, Houston Astros, and Rice University track and football teams. She is a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society, and The Arthroscopy Association of North American. She looks forward to serving the Las Vegas community as an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in dance medicine.