Dr. Brett Cascio, MD

Dr. Brett Cascio, MD

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Dr. Brett Cascio, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine-Md in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

4345 Nelson Rd # 201

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

(337) 494-4900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Hip Arthroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 94% of peers
ACL Surgery
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Cascio's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cascio "Dr. Brett Cascio is an Orthopedic Surgeon serving the Lake Charles area for more than 14 years. Dr. Cascio is experienced in Sports Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopedic Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery. He is also a professional member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Cascio coducted several Clinical Research projects on knee arthritis surgery, shoulder replacement, hip arthroscopy in athletes, and shoulder arthroscopy in injured workers. Started practicing 2001. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Arthroscopy Association of North America American Association of Orthopedic - Sports Medicine Emerging Leader American Orthopedic Association - Emerging Leader Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Louisiana State Medical Society - 2011/2012 Meeting Delegate Calcasieu Parish Medical Society American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine AWARDS & ACCOLADES 2000 – Jefferson Parish Medical Society Scholarship 2001 – Louisiana Orthopaedic Association Outstanding Student Award 2005 – Resident Leader, Zimmer-AOA Resident leadership Forum, Huntington Beach, CA 2005 – Pfizer Scholars in Pain Management Award 2007 – Arthroscopy Association of North America Research Award for cartilage regeneration 2012 – Chamber of Commerce Leadership Edge award 2012 – Physical Therapy Association of Louisiana Recognition Award Chief of Surgery – Lake Charles Memorial Hospital (2014 to present) LTC US Army Reserve Assistant Clinical Professor Louisiana State University New Orleans Clinical Instructor Athletic Training McNeese State University Foundation for Fairplay (F3) – founder and board member –provides safety equipment for young athletes. FORMS OF PAYMENT Cash, Checks, Credit Cards INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna Assurant Health Blue Cross Blue Shield Cigna Coventry Health Care First Health Great West Multiplan PHCS Medicare UnitedHealthCare HOURS Monday: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm Tuesday: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm Wednesday: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm Thursday: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm Friday: 8.00 am - 12.00 pm "


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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Hammer Toe
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


  • ACL Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Preventive Care
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Tommy John Surgery

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.


  • Duke University, Durham, Nc-B.S. In Biology, Double Major In History, Minor In Chemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine-Md
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Aana Shoulder Course
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Ao Basic Course, Baltimore, MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Arthroscopy Association Of North America Knee Ligament Course
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Officer Basic Course, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Orthopedic Surgery-Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD,
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Sports Medicine-Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Co
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cascio has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cascio's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cascio to family and friends
based on 26 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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  • 3
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Dr. Cascio's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have had surgery with Dr.Brett Cascio on my shoulder and knees I got 100% on in a short period of time. Any time I need to talk to him never a problem never rushed
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Dr. Cascio told my son that he had a torn labrum. He wanted to do surgery. We then got 2 more opinions, one from the Fondren group in Houston. They said his labrum wasn't torn and that he didn't need surgery. I would not recommend Dr. Cascio.
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Too fast pace. Does not spend enough time with patients. Staff does not even look up to see your face. Its like in and out. Impossible to get someone on the phone or to return phone calls. Took over 3 week to get a referral. This office needs to concentrate more on patients needs than on how many...more
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Went to Dr. Cassio for hip problems. Told me I had a tear in my labrum. After surgery I still was not better and he told me there was nothing wrong with me. I went to New Orleans to another doctor to find out I had another laberal tear and he did not fixed what had caused my hip to tear in the...more
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I would NOT recommend Dr Cascio! I just had a rotator cuff repair and still in severe pain 18 weeks post-op, only to follow up with him and be told I NOW need a TOTAL shoulder replacement!! He apparently does NOT know what he is doing!
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