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Lisa Longhofer, M.D.

Dr. Lisa K. Longhofer practices Orthopaedics specializing in Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.  She grew up on a Texas Panhandle Cattle Ranch surrounded by motivated, hard-working people who simply had to get their jobs done.  This ranch-life philosophy is the foundation of her practice at Amarillo Bone and Joint where she specializes in restoring function to the hand, wrist, forearm, and shoulder for her patients.

This Texas Panhandle native is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and completed her Fellowship in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery at The Hand Center in San Antonio, Texas after receiving her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, TX and then completing her Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Kansas in Wichita, KS.  She is Board Eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

“I am focused on getting my patients their function back, including seeing each patient through the entire healing process.  We offer a hand therapy suite of highly skilled and qualified occupational hand therapists on our campus for each patient’s convenience and healing.”

Dr. Longhofer was raised on a cattle ranch just outside of Canadian, TX.  She graduated Valedictorian from Booker High School and then proceeded to Texas Tech University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and then a Master of Science in Biology.  She completed her Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University Health Science Center with Junior AOA Honors.  She received the Orthopaedic Research Institute Award upon completion of her Orthopaedic Surgery Residency.

Professional Memberships:
  • American Society Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association of Hand Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Junior AOA Graduate
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
Publications:
  • Green DP, Perreira A, Longhofer LK.  Proximal Row Carpectomy.  J Hand Surg Am.  2015; 40(8): 1672-1676.
    • Long term results following PRC with minimal of 25 to 30 years Follow-Up.” 
  • Longhofer, L.K., Moskowitz, AThoracic Extradural Intraspinal Synovial Cyst Causing Progressive Myelopathy, a Case Report.  JBJS Case Connector 4:1. February 2014.
  • Evaluation of the Effects of Wear-Particle-Induced Osteolysis at the Bone-Implant Interface in a Rat Model.”  Poster Presentation at Orthopaedic Research Institute San Antonio TX 2013
  • Longhofer, L.K., Bradley, R.D.  Molecular Systematics of the Genus Neotoma Based on DNA Sequences from Intron 2 of the Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene.  Journal of Mammalogy 87 (5), 961-970.  2006.
  • Amman, B.R., J. D. Hanson, L. K. Longhofer, S. R. Hoofer, and R.D. Bradley. Intron 2 of the alcohol dehydrogenase gene (Adh1-I2): A nuclear DNA marker for mammalian systematics. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University. Number 256: 1-16. 2006.
  • Bradley, R. D., J. D. Hanson, B. Amman, B. D. Baxter, D. S. Carroll, N. D. Durish, M. L. Haynie, M. Kageyama, L. K. Longhofer, F. M. Mendez-Harclerode, S. A. Reeder, J. R. Suchecki, D. C. Ruthven III, M. N. B. Cajimat, C. Milazzo Jr,  M. L. Milazzo, and C. F. Fulhorst. Submitted.  Rapid recovery of rodent populations following a severe drought.  The Southwestern Naturalist.  51(1), pp. 87–93.  January 2006.
  • Haynie, M. L., B. R. Amman, B. D. Baxter, N. D. Durish, J. D. Hanson, L. K. Longhofer, F. M. Mendez-Harclerode, S. A. Reeder, J. R. Suchecki, and R. D. Bradley.  Small mammal records from Donley and Briscoe Counties, Texas. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University, 247:1-4. 2005.
  • Sucheki, J.R., B.R. Amman, D. Baxter, M. Cajimat, D.S. Carroll, Nevin D. Durish, C.F. Fulhorst, J.D. Hanson, M.L. Haynie, M. Kageyama, L.K. Longhofer, F. Mendez-Harclerode, C. Milazzo, Jr., M.L. Milazzo, S.A. Reeder, D.C. Ruthven, D.R. Synatzske, and R.D. Bradley.  Lasiurus ega and other small mammal records from Dimmit and La Salle Counties, Texas. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 225:1-3.  2003.