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Dr. John T. Mays, MD

Dr. John T. Mays, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina (1999)
  • Internship: Medical University of South Carolina (1995)
  • Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham (1994)
  • University: Louisiana Tech University (1990)

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
United Healthcare Dual Complete

Conditions Treated

Trigger Finger
Elbow Bursitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Baker’s Cyst
Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Herniated Disc
Foot Fracture
Morton's Neuroma
Pelvic Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Broken Arm
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Spinal Stenosis
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ankle Fracture
Elbow Injuries
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Joint Pain
Hip Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Shoulder Disorders
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Knee Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Autoimmune Diseases
Chronic Neck Pain
Limb Pain
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Hip Sprain
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Bone Disorders
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Spine Disorders
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Coccygeal Pain
Neck Muscle Strain
Avascular Necrosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Stress Fracture of Foot
Wrist Fracture
Pyogenic Arthritis
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Adhesive Capsulitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Elbow Sprain
Low Back Pain
Hand Conditions
Sacrum Disorders
Foot Sprain
Hand Fracture
Knee Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Limb Cramp
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Knee Sprain
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Foot Conditions
Achilles Tendinitis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Systemic Chondromalacia
Spina Bifida
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Femur Fracture
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Clavicle Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Ganglion Cyst
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Hip Pointer Injuries
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Scapular Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
De Quervain's Disease
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Shoulder Dislocation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Runner's Knee
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Knee Dislocation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Gait Abnormality
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pathological Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Arthritis of the Elbow
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Rib Fracture
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Plantar Fasciitis

Procedures Performed

Hip Resurfacing
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Replacement
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Arthroscopy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Trigger Finger Release
Meniscus Surgery
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Trigger Point Injection
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Synovial Biopsy
Knee Replacement
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Wrist Replacement
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Carpal Tunnel Release
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Knee Arthroscopy
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Steroid Injection
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
De Quervain's Release
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Joint Drainage
Fracture Care
ACL Surgery
Total Hip Replacement
Removal of Bone Spur
Arm Surgery
Total Knee Replacement using the ROSA® Robotic Knee System