Dr. Andrew G. Todd, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist) | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine2731 Napoleon Avenue Southern Orthopaedic New Orleans LA, 70115
Dr. Andrew Todd is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Todd specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Todd tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED 2001
Tulane University School of Medicine 2001
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
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- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Pinched Nerve
- Herniated Disc
- Spinal Stenosis
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- Abnormal Gait
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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Andrew G. Todd, who serves patients throughout the State of Louisiana.
Well-versed in the field of orthopedic surgery, Dr. Todd is affiliated with Southern Orthopedic Specialists, tending to patients at their offices in New Orleans, Metairie, and Slidell, Louisiana. His clinical interests include revision spinal surgeries, scoliosis and deformity, as well as degenerative spinal conditions.
Southern Orthopedic Specialists is an independent private practice of experienced orthopedic surgeons with a focus on helping patients recover safely and quickly. Over more than seven decades in New Orleans, they continue to provide the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and personalized care to minimize pain and accelerate recovery from both surgical and nonsurgical problems. Their goal is for patients to return to their active independent life as soon as possible.
Educated in the United States, Dr. Todd earned his medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 2001. He received his orthopedic training at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and completed a fellowship in spinal and scoliosis surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center.
As a testament of his continued education, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
Remaining up to date in his field, he is an active member of the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Association — Emerging Leaders Program, AO Spine, and the Mid-American Orthopedic Association.
Among his other roles, Dr. Todd is an attending physician at the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, East Jefferson General Hospital, Ochsner Baptist, and Touro Infirmary. He also serves as a clinical faculty member of the Tulane University Department of Orthopedics, and is part of the Tulane Sports Medicine team.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Recognized as a Vitals Preferred Provider, Dr. Todd has been the recipient of the New Orleans Magazine Top Doctor Award (2020, 2021), Louisiana Life Magazine Top Doctor Award (2020, 2021), Inside New Orleans Magazine Top Doctor Award (2021), Patients' Choice Award (2020), On-Time Doctor Award (2020), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020).
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