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Orthopaedic Doctors in Lafayette, La
aul C. Buzhardt,
Otis R. Drew, M.D.
Brian Etier, M.D.
Stanley Foster, M.D.
James Hlavacek, M.D.
Adam Kennedy, M.D.
Angela Mayeux-Hebert, M.D.
John Schutte, M.D
Mike Schutte, M.D.
Blaine Walton, M.D.
Scott Yerger, M.D
The team of orthopaedic specialists at Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center provide each patient with a full understanding of his or her joint pain treatment options. Whether you have knee pain, hip pain, or even shoulder pain, our physicians can help. The goal is to achieve the highest quality of life with the least amount of risk. Our
orthopaedic surgeons specialize in diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of orthopaedic conditions in both adults and children.
To learn more about our orthopaedic services or to make an appointment with one of our physicians, call Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center at
We've recently consolidated all orthopaedic physician practices into one location. We are now in the Medical Office Building on the campus of
Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital, the region's
hospital dedicated to orthopaedics.
Our brand new office is located at:
Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center
4212 W. Congress St., Ste. 3100
Lafayette, LA 70506
Some of the more common specialties are:
Hip Reconstruction & Knee Reconstruction
Hip Replacement & Knee Replacement
Joint Preservation Arthroscopic Surgery
Computerized Surgical Navigation Joint Replacement
Minimally Invasive and Muscle Sparing Surgical Techniques
Revision of Failed Hip Replacement & Knee Replacement
Shoulder Disorders & Shoulder Replacement
Gender Specific Knee Replacement
Advanced Bearing Technology in Hips & Knees
Alternatives to Traditional Total Hip Arthroplasty & Hip Resurfacing Unicompartmental & Partial Knee Replacement
Award-winning, nationally-recognized orthopaedic program
Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) is certified by The Joint Commission for Disease-Specific Care for Joint Replacement of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder giving it the Gold Seal of Approval among Acadiana hospitals. The national survey firm Press Ganey, Inc., places LGMC in the top 1% in the nation for orthopaedic patient satisfaction, making it clear that LGMC is the optimal place for orthopaedic care. There’s no stronger endorsement of care than the word of our patients.
WomenCertified® also named LGMC among America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics. Earning a Woman’s Choice Award is based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital such as quality physician communications,
of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women.
Learn more about our Orthopaedic program
MAKOplasty - Only at Lafayette General
MAKOplasty® is a patient-specific, robotic arm procedure
for partial knee replacement, total knee replacement
total hip replacement. It is designed to relieve pain caused by joint degeneration. By targeting only the damaged part of the knee, your surgeon can repair the knee while sparing healthy bone and ligaments surrounding it. In hip replacement cases, the robotic arm helps provide unprecedented surgical accuracy. This technology is a proven success, with over 37,000 partial knee replacement surgery cases and 5,500 hip replacement surgery cases already performed nationwide, with tremendous outcomes.