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John J. Ferrell, MD

Dr. John J. Ferrell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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  • Residency: Georgia Baptist Medical Center (1984)
  • Internship: Georgia Baptist Medical Center (1980)
  • Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine (1980)
  • University: University of Notre Dame (1975)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopedic Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People’s Health

Conditions Treated

Avascular Necrosis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Pelvic Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Foot Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Elbow Sprain
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
De Quervain's Disease
Ankle Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Rib Fracture
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Hip Fracture
Knee Sprain
Elbow Bursitis
Limb Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Spinal Stenosis
Clavicle Fracture
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Gait Abnormality
Knee Fracture
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Humerus Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Hammer Toe
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Spine Deformities
Femur Fracture
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Herniated Disc
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Joint Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Internal Derangement of Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Knee Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation
Dupuytren's Contracture
Systemic Chondromalacia
Ganglion Cyst
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Broken Arm
Trigger Finger
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Scapular Fracture
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Back Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis
Hip Sprain
Sacrum Disorders
Foot Sprain
Arthritis of the Elbow
Runner's Knee

Procedures Performed

Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Hip Replacement
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Meniscus Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Carpal Tunnel Release
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Knee Replacement
Knee Arthroscopy
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Trigger Finger Release
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Joint Drainage
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment