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Oner A. Khera, MD

Dr. Oner A. Khera, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

accepting new patients

Willis Knighton Physician Network


WK Spine Clinic

8001 Youree Drive
Suite 450
Shreveport , LA 71115

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8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
WK Spine Clinic

About Me

Oner A. Khera, MD, practices orthopedic spine surgery and spine health at WK Spine Clinic in Shreveport. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Khera’s focus is the conservative and surgical management of spine disorders. Among them are Level I trauma involving fractures of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines; spinal stenosis; spinal tumors; spinal infections; scoliosis and other spinal deformities. His care philosophy is to meet with all patients and family members to discuss their issues with pain or mobility. The complex spine may be a solution through either surgical or nonsurgical treatments after nonsurgical options are investigated.  

Dr. Khera’s extensive education and work at prestigious medical centers bring value to spine care in the Shreveport-Bossier community. Following his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh, he continued his studies of science at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Khera went on to earn his medical degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine, also in Washington, D.C.  

At the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, Dr. Khera practiced trauma and more during his orthopedic surgery residency. Dr. Khera then trained in both the conservative and surgical management of spinal disorders during his fellowship with the department of orthopedic surgery at University of Rochester in New York. Throughout his academic training, Dr. Khera was active in research studies that he presented at orthopedic conferences.  

Dr. Khera enjoys the arts of food, music and movies. He considers himself an avid racer, competing on the national level with a competition race license from the National Auto Sport Association.  


Medical School:
George Washington University School of Medicine , MD

University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

Univ. of Rochester Sch. of Medicine & Dentistry

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • 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 of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's 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
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Spur
  • Broken Neck
  • Bulging Discs
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Facet Cysts
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Metastatic Cancer of the Spine
  • Muscle Strain of the Upper Back (Trapezius Strain)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of the Spine
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Epidural Abscess
  • Spinal Infection
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Whiplash
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Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoforaminotomy
  • Lumbar Foraminotomy
  • Lumbar Hemilaminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy and Fusion
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Thoracic Laminectomy
  • Thoracic Laminectomy and Fusion
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
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Provider Ratings

5 out of 5

(229 ratings)

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