The symposium presented a multidisciplinary approach for the care and treatment of patients with neurological spinal deformities, educating healthcare providers about best current practices and future treatment directions
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is committed to patient care, education, and research. We are dedicated to our patient population throughout the State of Louisiana and ARK-LA-TEX region and strive to educate our Orthopaedic Residents and instill life-long learning in the practice of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Biomechanics is especially important in Orthopaedic Surgery, a specialty that requires precision to treat injuries relating to bones, joints, tendons, muscles and other aspects of the body’s musculoskeletal system. LSU Health Shreveport faculty physicians, medical students, residents and researchers are teaming up in the Biomechanics Laboratory to assist Orthopaedic surgeons in the development and evaluation of surgical approaches.
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
1501 Kings Highway
P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Phone: (318) 675-6180
Fax: (318) 675-6186
Clinic at University Health
Phone: (318) 626-2280
Fax: (318) 626-2279
Clinic at 950 Olive Street
Phone: (318) 813-7100
Fax: (318) 813-7120
Phone: (318) 675-4313
Fax: (318) 675-6186
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers a Five Year Residency Training Program. Three PGY-1 positions are filled each year through the National Resident Matching Program. The residents rotate through four Shreveport hospitals: Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center, Shriners Hospital for Children, Overton Brooks Veteran Administration Medical Center and Willis Knighton.
It will be far from an ordinary start this year for the YMCA’s football season. An incredible group of local celebrities is coming together on Saturday September 14th to play a 6 on 6 flag football game at Loyola College Prep’s Messmer Stadium.
Dr. Yufeng Dong's lab in the Department of Orthopaedics and Dr. Chris Kevil's lab in the Department of Pathology wrote a collaborative review article, "Notch Signaling in Osteogenesis, Osteoclastogenesis, and Angiogenesis," published in The American Journal of Pathology
A study performed by LSUHS Orthopaedic Surgery faculty, residents and medical students was recently published in and featured on the cover of the Orthopaedic Research Society's Journal of Orthopaedic Research.
The Louisiana Orthopaedic Association is a statewide, professional membership organization comprised of orthopaedic surgeons, orthopedic residents and affiliated healthcare providers.
Yufeng Dong, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has received an R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the NIH for his five-year project studying the treatment of bone loss and bone injuries with modified tissue stem cells.