Dr. Charles A. Gunderson
Orthopedist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery2615 Enterprise Blvd Lake Charles LA, 70601
Dr. Clark Gunderson is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. Gunderson specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Gunderson tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Gunderson treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
University of South Dakota
Baylor College of Medicine 1973
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- Med Ctr La New Orleans-Lsu, Orthopedic Surgery; Med Ctr La New Orleans-Lsu, General Surgery
- LSU HEALTH SCIENCES
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