Lauren Protzer, M.D.

  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Biggin Hill
  • Dixie Highway

Dr. Lauren A. Protzer is a board-eligible, fellowship trained Orthopedic surgeon specializing in Hand, Elbow and Shoulder surgery. She completed her medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and her residency at the University of Louisville Department of Orthopedic Surgery. She went on to complete a combined Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Protzer sees patients at our Biggin Hill and Dixie Hwy locations. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree - University of Florida, Biology 
  • Medical Degree - University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Residency - University of Louisville, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin, Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Board Eligible
  • KY Medical License
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Baptist Health
  • University of Louisville
  • Norton Healthcare

She enjoys spending time with her husband and her dog, Ippa. She has completed multiple medical mission trips, serving in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Nicaragua. She also enjoys backpacking and has completed the John Muir Trail, Foothills trail, has summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the Salkantay to Inca trail. Some of her other hobbies include:

  • Running

  • Cooking

  • Live Music 

  • Backpacking