Felix H. Savoie III, MD (Orthopaedics)

Department of Orthopaedics, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Dr. Savoie is an internationally-recognized expert in the areas of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine. He is ABOS-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. A graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, he completed his internship and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. After completing AO, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, and Arthroscopy fellowships, he returned to Jackson to enter private practice and serve as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Mississippi.

Dr. Savoie came to the Tulane University School of Medicine in 2007 after Hurricane Katrina to take on the mantle of Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, and Director of the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine. In July 2015, he was named Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics, and in January 2016 he was named the Ray J. Haddad Professor of Orthopaedics. He was the President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association for 2016 and is the current President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society.