Dr. Barton Wax, MD

Dr. Barton Wax, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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38 y/o
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Dr. Barton Wax, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

Jefferson Orthopaedics

920 Avenue B

Marrero, LA 70072
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wax performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 89% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Wax's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Wax's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wax "Dr. Wax joined the practice in 2013. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and his Medical Doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He subsequently completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at LSUHSC and a fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of Miami. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. His interests include all bony and soft tissue problems of the hand and upper extremity, both acute and chronic, with special interest in microvascular surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wax does not have any board certifications listed.

76  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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32  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wax has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wax has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wax's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wax to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wax's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

.While Dr. Wax is an amicable doctor who spends all the time needed per patient, he seems to lack the understanding and compassion when it comes to crippling pain. I intend to pursue a second opinion even though I agree about the knee replacement surgery. He offered little alternatives to curb...more
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Not at all satisfied with my hand surgery preformed by barton wax on October 5,2016. Wax has a pleasant personality and he led me to believe l would have a successful out come.I trusted him and now I have 50% or less of hand strength, more pain, swelling and cant make a tight fist. If l had a...more
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Dr. Wax is a great surgeon to be so young. He did some wrist work on me and so for so good
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I had ulnar nerve transposition 8 months ago and I have been happy with the surgical outcome.
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