- Anterior Approach/
Total Hip Replacement
- Hip & Knee Replacements
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Hand Surgery
- Shoulder, Foot & Ankle
Dr. Richard L. Meyer, Jr.
|Dr. Richard Meyer is board certified and the only fellowship/specialty trained orthopaedic surgeon in both hip and knee reconstruction/replacement and Sports Medicine at Touro Infirmary. His 20 plus years of experience includes the Direct Anterior Approach total hip replacement, State-of-the-Art Computer Navigated Surgery, partial knee replacements, total hip and knee replacements and complex revisions. In fact, he is an instructor for the Direct Anterior Approach for total hip replacement as well as the first Louisiana physician to use the CI computer navigation system to perform knee replacement surgery. Dr. Meyer is one of the most experienced orthopaedic surgeons in the area, having performed thousands of successful total hip and knee replacement surgeries using computer technology.|
With fellowship training in sports medicine as well, Dr. Meyer specializes in athletic injuries, including arthroscopic surgery. He has served as team physician for various college and high school athletic teams.
Dr. Meyer practices in uptown New Orleans at Touro Infirmary and in Metairie at The Crescent City Surgical Centre.
In The News
Biggest Loser Contestant says Knee Replacement surgeries "completed my second chance at life"
WWL TV's Meg Ferris Reports: "New Surgical Approach Helps Hip Replacement Patients Heal Faster"
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In their on words hear from actual patients about their surgical experience and recovery. Call the patient line at (504) 897-7877.