Skip to main content
John J. Ferrell, MD

Dr. John J. Ferrell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Office Locations


  • 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
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
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

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

Procedures Performed

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