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Chair's Message

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Felix 'Buddy'  H. Savoie III, MD, Chairman of Orthopaedics

Welcome to the Tulane Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. We have a dual role of education and service. Patient care is provided by our outstanding Faculty and Resident Staff. Our Faculty has experts to care for all kinds of orthopaedic problems. Our doctors care for patients of any age with musculoskeletal problems. Patients are seen at a variety of locations throughout the greater New Orleans region. Read more »

Congratulations to our Resident Graduates!

We would like to congratulate our 2015 resident graduates! Read more about them here.

Dr. Raoul Rodriguez Awarded Lifetime Achievement

Congratulations to Dr. Raoul Rodriguez on being awarded the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Louisiana Orthopaedic Associations annual meeting. Read more here.

Dr. Michael O’Brien elected Associate Member of ASES

Dr. O'Brien was recently elected as an Associate Member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) in October. He was also selected as the Tulane School of Medicine Junior Faculty Representative for the American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Council  of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS).  To read more please click here


Dr. Stephen Heinrich Joins Tulane Orthopaedics

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Stephen D. Heinrich, MD, to the faculty of Tulane Orthopaedics. Dr. Heinrich is a graduate of the University of Arizona School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic Residency at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, and an Observership in Orthopaedic Oncology at Shands Teaching Hospital of the University of Florida. He is well-known throughout the region and nation, having been at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans from 1989 until April 2015, and having served as Chairman of Orthopaedics at Children’s from 2008 to 2014. His practice in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Oncology will be based at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in Metairie. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Heinrich, call (504) 988-8010. Welcome aboard!

The Boys are Back Uptown

We are overjoyed to announce this year our boys will be playing back on campus at our new Yulman stadium! 

For the complete 2014-2015 schedule and ticket information, please click here.



Congratulations to Dr. Michael J. O'Brien on his selection to be a 2016 Traveling Fellow for the Advanced Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship. Read more here

We are pleased to announce the opening of OrthoTulane at Plaquemines Medical Center. Read more here

NFL Players Association taps Tulane University to provide medical services to former players. Read more »

Dr. Ramon Rodriguez
Dr. Rodriguez discusses foot & ankle issues with New Orleans Living Magazine. View video »

Dr. Buddy Savoie
Felix "Buddy" Savoie, M.D. continues to epitomize a world class Orthopaedic practice. Read more »

Paul Gladden to Carry on Tradition
A long tradition, started by Raoul Rodriguez, M.D. in the eighties, ... Read more »

For Former Kicker, the Price of Fearlessness
Former Saints kicker, Tom Dempsey, receives cutting-edge treatment at TISM from Gregory Stewart, M.D. New York Times

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