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John Schutte, M.D.

John Schutte, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery
LGMD Physician Group

For Appointments

Call (337) 703-3201

Office Locations

About Schutte

Dr. Schutte serves as Principle Medical Director of Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) Orthopaedic Services. 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. Schutte is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been recognized as a Louisiana Top Doctor by Louisiana Life Magazine six times since 2006. Dr. Schutte specializes in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, General Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine (New Orleans) and completed his residency at Charity Hospital (New Orleans). Dr. Schutte fulfilled a Shoulder Surgery Fellowship in London, Ontario, Canada.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Organizational Involvement
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Lafayette Parish Medical Society
Louisiana State Medical Society
Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
Acadiana Orthopaedic Society (President)
University of Louisiana-Lafayette athletic department team physician



Orthopaedic Surgery


Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine (New Orleans, LA)