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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

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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

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

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