Top Orthopedic Surgeons in New Orleans, LA

Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.

Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in New Orleans LA so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can't be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in New Orleans LA.

  • Timothy P. Finney, M.D.

    Timothy P. Finney, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    Having completed a fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy, Dr. Finney has been working with high school, intercollegiate, semi-professional, and professional athletics in the Greater New Orleans Area. In addition, Dr. Finney received the NFL Team Physician Society's Outstanding Team Physician of the Year Award in 2005. He currently specializes in sports related injuries and pathology of the shoulder and knee.

  • George Chimento, M.D.

    George Chimento, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    He completed his fellowship training in total joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and is currently specializing in the latest advances in hip and knee replacement, including computer-assisted surgery, hip resurfacing, and less invasive surgical techniques. He also had previously served four years in the U.S. Air Force at Barksdale Air Force Base, where he was Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Kenneth Adatto, M.D.

    Kenneth Adatto, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    Dr. Kenneth Adatto has over 50 years of private practice experience. He is fellowship trained by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. At the Orleans Orthopaedic Associates, he is currently practicing in caring for patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system, including injuries and degenerative processes involving the extremities and spine that require surgery.

  • Warren Bourgeois, III, M.D.

    Warren Bourgeois, III, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    For more than 20 years, Dr. Warren Bourgeois has been practicing orthopedic surgery with an emphasis in sports medicine and adult spinal disorders. He has completed many training courses in the area of sports injuries of athletes, joint replacement techniques, and treatment of adult spinal conditions, including complex surgery of the spine. He is also known for frequently performing the Oxford partial knee replacement and kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures.

  • John Watermeier, M.D.

    John Watermeier, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    He is fellowship trained by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He currently specializes in minimally invasive out patient cervical spine surgery, arthroscopic knee surgery, carpal tunnel release and many aspects of orthopaedic care. He has been practicing his profession for more than 30 years at the Orleans Orthopaedic Associates.

  • Scott Duncan, M.D., M.P.H.

    Scott Duncan, M.D., M.P.H.

    New Orleans, LA

    Dr. Duncan is an author of numerous publications such as articles and book chapters on topics related to upper extremity surgery, his field of expertise. He received his fellowship training in hand surgery, upper extremity surgery, and microsurgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Before joining the Ochsner Health System, he also worked at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Mayo Clinic Health System in Minnesota for almost ten years.

  • Courtney L. Russo, M.D.

    Courtney L. Russo, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    After completing his internship, Dr. Russo served in the United States Navy with the 2nd Marine Division as General Medical Officer for more than two years. He also completed a hand surgery fellowship training in 1971. He is currently donating much of his time to the community by serving as a team physician for some schools in the area.

  • Deryk Jones, M.D.

    Deryk Jones, M.D.

    New Orleans, LA

    He is the Section Head of Sports Medicine and Cartilage Restoration at Ochsner Clinic Foundation and is the team physician for the New Orleans Hornets NBA team and New Orleans Saints NFL team. Dr. Deryk Jones sub-specializes in sports medicine and cartilage regeneration, treating disorders of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He is also one of the founding members of the Cartilage Repair Centers of America,

  • "I'm a peacock, you have to let me fly!"

    "I'm a peacock, you have to let me fly!"

    For those of you who understand the reference let me assure you that though "The Other Guys" have the potential to become the top, we won't list them here until they have gotten on their game. We provide the humor free of charge though. If you know someone who is top in their field, why not give us a hint?

  • Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

    Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

    We actually don't advise stinging like a bee since they die after they sting someone once, instead, sting like a wasp. The point is, we are in search of the best but we are picky and not ready to settle for anyone we don't consider to be the top in their field! If you have a suggestion of someone you think should be on this list, please let us know.


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