Your Care Physicians
Dr. Felix Buddy Savoie
Dr. Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie is an internationally-recognized expert in the areas of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine.
dR. jACQUES coURSEAULT
Whether you are an athlete or “normal everyday person,” Dr. Courseault takes great pride in helping people recover from injuries that do not require surgery.
dR. wENDELL hEARD
Dr. Heard is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in General Orthopaedics with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine.
dR. mARY k. mULCAHEY
Dr. Mulcahey is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee surgery and sports medicine. She is also the Director of Tulane’s Women’s Sports Medicine Program.
dR. mICHAEL o’bRIEN
Dr. Michael O’Brien completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Maryland, and a Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction fellowship at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
dR. gREGORY sTEWART
Dr. Gregory W. Stewart is the Chief of the Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the W. Kennon McWilliams Professor in Sports Medicine at Tulane University. He is a nationally recognized expert in non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in adults.
dR. James T. Bennett (Spine)
Dr. Bennett is double-boarded: in orthopaedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and in spine surgery by the American Board of Spine Surgery. He is a reviewer for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and has authored many clinical and research papers. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, as well as a number of other professional societies. Dr. Bennett also serves on the curriculum advisory committee for Tulane’s biomedical engineering program.
dR. Stephen D. Heinrich
Dr. Stephen Heinrich is well-known throughout the region and nation for having been at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans from 1989 until April 2015 and also for serving as Chairman of Orthopaedics at Children’s from 2008-2014. Dr. Heinrich is board-certified and has interests in all areas of pediatric orthopedics.
Total Joints and Spine
dR. cHARLES r. bILLINGS
Dr. Billings is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tulane University. His specialty interests include total joints.
dR. mATHEW cYRIAC
Dr. Mathew Cyriac is an orthopaedic surgeon with specialized training in spine surgery. Dr. Cyriac joins Tulane Orthopaedics after finishing a Spine Surgery fellowship at Emory University. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at George Washington University Hospital, followed by a Spine Surgery fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta.
dR. fERNANDO sANCHEZ
Dr. Fernando Sanchez is a graduate of Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud CES Medical School. His internship was at General Hospital of Medellin – Colombia. He completed an internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by his orthopaedic residency training, also at UAB. He completed an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Anderson Orthopaedics Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia.
dR. wILLIAM sHERMAN
Dr. William Sherman completed his medical degree and residency at Louisiana State University, followed by a arthroplasty fellowship at Harvard. He returned to LSU acting as Chief of Arthroplasty from 2012-2016.
Foot and Ankle
dR. rAMON rODRIGUEZ
Dr. Ramon Rodriguez is Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics. His specialty interests include foot and ankle surgery and sports-related foot and ankle injuries. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
dR. Raoul Rodriguez
Dr. Rodriguez graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1960. After completing his internship and residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, he returned to Tulane in 1965. With over 50 years of experience and expertise, Dr. Rodriguez continues to practice in the field he loves.
dR. gleb Medvedev
Dr. Gleb Medvedev is an orthopaedic surgeon with specialized training in hand surgery. His interests lie in peripheral nerve injuries, wrist arthroscopy, and hand trauma. Dr. Medvedev performs endoscopic carpal tunnel release, arthroscopic TFCC repair, and other procedures to maximize the speed of recovery in his patients.
dR. Paul Gladden
Paul Gladden, M.D. is a graduate of Brown University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He did his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
dR. Murphy “trey” Martin, III
Dr. Murphy “Trey” Martin is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tulane University and practices Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery. Dr. Martin is a Louisiana native and received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Louisiana State University. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, AO Trauma Foundation of North America.