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Kevin L. Fain, MD, FAAOS

3.6 out of 5 
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Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health Athens

2000 S. Palestine St.
Athens, TX 75751

UT Health East Texas Physicians Athens - Orthopedics

1123 S. Palestine St.
Athens, TX 75751

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Kevin L. Fain, MD, FAAOS, enjoys providing his patients with life-enhancing treatments, such as joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine procedures and reconstruction for orthopedic trauma cases. “It’s very gratifying to see somebody who came into your office in a wheelchair come walking back in three months later after surgery.”

After being in private practice for 17 years, Dr. Fain became a UT Health East Texas physician, which gave him more time to do what he enjoys most. “It has freed me up to concentrate solely on the practice of medicine.”

Blogs Written by Dr. Fain

Ankle Sprains

When Should I Get a Knee Replacement?

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certification


Orthopedic Residency: Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals

Sports Medicine Residency: Aspen Orthopedic Associates, Colorado

Internship: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth

Doctor of Medicine: The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio

Bachelor of Science: Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow

Texas Medical Association, Member

Henderson County Medical Association, Member

Texas Orthopaedic Association, Member

Featured Reviews



Dr. Fain and his staff were very friendly and helpful— they helped me quickly and compassionately— I was still in a lot of pain from my injury. They also were helped me a lot with pricing, as I am uninsured and paying cash.

   — Dennis Peterson


Very impressed with Dr. Fain. He was very attentive while I was returning for an office visit. He focused on me while I explained the issues I was having. I received 2 different type of injections from him on separate occasions and I was surprised that it didn’t hurt. I felt very comfortable with his care. I would definitely recommend him.

   — Angela Menchaca


Dr. Fain has replaced one of my knees and I have scheduled a replacement of the other one. He is thorough, knowledgeable, and always patient to answer questions. I am pleased with his work.

   — Ken Foster


Dr. Fain and his staff treated me with the upmost respect. I had a fall in late June 2021. Dr. C. Zuniga referred me to see Dr. Fain they did ex-rays didn't show no breaks or Spain but had pain since the fall, Dr. Fain gave me a shot... He came back 10 minutes and I had no pain after that. Thank you so much both ofy doctors

   — Elsie Mitchell


Dr Fain is very good. I love his bed side manner and he did a wonderful job on my son's left knee. Also all his staff is helpful and very nice. Thank you so much Dr Fain for helpingy son Gary. So Blessed

   — Kim Davis


Dr Fain did surgery for my husband Prudencio Barrera did an amazing job had good bedside manner . Thankyou again for doing such good job . R Lynn

   — Lynn Salinas