Dr. Newt Hasson is an orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in sports medicine, knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, and total joint replacement of the hip and knee. Dr. Hasson has been a fixture in South Austin, since 1983, when South Austin Medical Center was just a small community hospital. Since then, his practice has grown to include patients from all over Central Texas.
Dr. Hasson received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University. He did his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Stanford University and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic under sports medicine icons Dr. Jack C. Hughston and Dr. James Andrews.
A former collegiate lacrosse and football player, Dr. Hasson has been the team physician for Westlake High School for over 32 years. He also currently serves on the board of directors for the Greater Austin Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Previously, he served as medical director and on the board of directors of the Texas Special Olympics, and on the boards of the South Austin Chaplain Ministries and the Austin Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).
In 2009, Dr. Hasson was the first team physician to be inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. He also received the Champions of FCA award, the You Make a Difference in EISD award, and the Contribution to Amateur Football award from the National Football Foundation. He’s a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is profiled in the book A Preeminently Healthy Place: A History of Medicine in Travis County, Texas. Dr. Hasson treats patients at the South Austin and Southwest Medical Village offices.
The doctors of Greater Austin Orthopaedics accept most major insurance plans, including but not limited to the following insurances. You may contact your insurance carrier or our office to verify if we are in network with your specific insurance plan.
"A truthful and honest doctor and very knowledgeable."
"He repaired my wrist ... It healed up so perfectly I can hardly tell it was ever broken. Thank you infinitely Dr. Hasson!"