Scott Yerger, M.D.

Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center
Board Certified - Orthopaedic Surgeon

4212 W. Congress St., Ste. 3100
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 706-1300

Dr. Yerger is the Medical Director for LGMC’s total joint sub-specialty. He assists in the development of clinical pathways and in establishing procedures and clinical progression protocols to ensure the consistency and quality of all orthopedic services.


Dr. Yerger completed a General Surgery Internship at the University of South Alabama. He underwent Orthopaedic Surgery Residencies at both South Alabama and Louisiana State University Health Science Center (New Orleans) in addition to an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 
  • Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine (New Orleans, LA) 
  • Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Organizational Involvement
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Lafayette Parish Medical Society
  • Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
  • University of Louisiana-Lafayette athletic department

Meet Dr. Scott Yerger