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Orthopedic Care for Your Bones, Joints and Muscles

When you have a condition that affects your musculoskeletal system — the bones, joints, muscles, nerves and tendons — you want advanced care from specialists who will get you back to the activities you love. That’s what you’ll find at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

Our orthopedic surgeons provide outstanding surgical and nonsurgical care to patients throughout our community and region. Your care team will work with you every step of the way, from diagnosis of your condition to treatment through follow-up appointments.

Specialties and Conditions Treated

Our team of orthopedic surgeons includes experts in a wide range of specialties, including:

  • Adult reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle care
  • Hand and upper-extremity care
  • Pediatric orthopedic care
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Soft-tissue reconstruction
  • Spine care
  • Sports medicine
  • Total-joint replacement, including hip and knee replacements
  • Trauma
  • Tumor surgery

No matter what your orthopedic condition is, we’ll work together to create a treatment plan customized to you and your unique needs. Some of the many orthopedic conditions we treat include:

Cutting-Edge Technology for Orthopedic Surgery

In addition to offering a wide range of orthopedic specialties, Ochsner LSU Health prides itself on using cutting-edge equipment and technology. Our surgeons are skilled in leading procedures that can be performed with the assistance of a robot, meaning our patients benefit from less invasive surgeries and quicker recovery times. Our program is leading orthopedic surgery in the region using the Medtronic Mazor Robot, a robotic surgical assurance platform for spine surgery.

Procedures that can be performed with the robot include:

  • Mid- to lower back fusions
  • Spine fractures
  • Complex scoliosis surgery
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Sciatic nerve pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Spine tumors

Benefits of the Medtronic Mazor include:

  • Improved surgical accuracy
  • Custom patient-specific surgical plans
  • Smaller incisions
  • Less tissue trauma
  • Less blood loss
  • Shorter operative times
  • Less risk for surgical complications
  • Reduced postoperative pain
  • Less exposure to radiation
  • Shorter hospital stays

If you have questions about this technology, or any other surgical option at Ochsner LSU Health, be sure to talk with your surgeon.

Our Related Services

Orthopedics Near You

We offer multiple orthopedic locations including centers conveniently located in Shreveport, Bossier and Monroe.

Related Locations

Ochsner LSU Health - Ambulatory Care Center

Ochsner LSU Health - Ambulatory Care Center
1602 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

Ochsner LSU Health - St. Mary Medical Center

Ochsner LSU Health - St. Mary Medical Center
1 St. Mary Place
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center

Ochsner LSU Health - Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center
950 Olive Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center

Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center
4864 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA 71202

Ochsner LSU Health - Viking Drive

Ochsner LSU Health - Viking Drive Multispecialty Center
4481 Viking Drive
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111