Why Choose Orthopedic Specialists of New Orleans?

dr-meyerOur Specialists

Dr. Richard Meyer is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and his 20 plus years of experience includes Robotic Surgery, Computer Navigated Surgery, Partial Knee Replacements, Total Hip and Knee Replacements and Complex Revisions. In fact, he is the first Louisiana physician to use the CI Computer Navigation System to perform Knee Replacement Surgery.  Dr. Meyer is a clinical instructor of anterior approach total hip replacements and patient-specific knee replacements and has taught and demonstrated these techniques in both the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Meyer enjoys sports and photography and is married with three children to dermatologist Dr. Sharon Meyer. 


Our Staff

Our kind and caring staff is specially trained to make our patients feel comfortable before, during and after their appointment. They go out of their way to make you feel special. They work together to coordinate your care to develop a seamless treatment.

Treatment Options

We offer treatment options for all types of orthopedic conditions such as:

  • Achilles Tendonitis;
  • Arthritis of the Hand;
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome;
  • Ganglion Cyst of the Wrist and Hand;
  •  Hip/Knee/Shoulder Arthritis;
  • Tendonitis.

Dr. Meyer is also an expert at treating Sport Medicine conditions such as:

  • Tennis Elbow;
  • Golfer’s Elbow;
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis and Bursitis;
  • Torn Rotator Cuff;
  • Knee Ligament or Meniscus Tears;
  • Plantar Fasciitis of Foot;
  • Running Injuries: Shin Splints and Stress Fractures;
  • Trigger Finger.


Everything is in one place! We offer every facet of orthopedics, from evaluation of your condition to treatment procedures and follow-up. We know that when you’re in pain, the only thing you want is to feel better quickly without having to travel from place to place.


We understand that the developing bones and muscles of adolescents and teenagers require different care than that of an adult who has been injured. And instead of just treating injuries, we focus on preventing them as well – throughout all stages of your life – to keep you active and healthy.

If you’re in need of an expert orthopedic surgeon New Orleans residents rely on Dr. Richard Meyer, Jr. and his kind and caring staff at Orthopaedic Specialists New Orleans.


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