Dr. Christopher Cenac Jr, MD

Dr. Christopher Cenac Jr, MD

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44 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Cenac Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houma, LA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Gulf Coast Orthopedics

1001 School St

Houma, LA 70360
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cenac Jr'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. Cenac Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cenac Jr "Dr. Christopher E. Cenac, Jr. is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and completed a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Spine Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Louisiana Orthopedic Association, Terrebonne Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana State Medical Association and the North American Spine Society. Dr. Cenac obtained his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1999. He graduated, in 1995, with a B.S. degree in Biology from Sewanee, the University of the South. He studied abroad at St. John’s College in Cambridge, England in 1994. He completed his general surgery residency at Christy Hospital in 2000. His orthopedic residency training was done in Mobile, Al at the University of South Alabama Medical School. Dr. Cenac’s focus in spinal surgery is adult deformity, degenerative cervical and lumbar surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

97  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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40  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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

  • Sewanee University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University La Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Baylor College Of Medicine In Spine Sugery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cenac Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cenac Jr's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cenac Jr to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Cenac Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I’m seeing another Doctor now because I never got better after my surgeries. The doctor I’m seeing said my neck & back were so bad. . I will never recommend Dr. Chris.
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Really explains things and cares about the patient. I recommend Dr. Cenac.
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Been seeing Dr.. Cenac since 2008. Absolutely wonderful bedside manner, very compassionate and am totally at ease and trust him completely with my care.
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DOCTOR CENAC HAS THE BEST BEDSIDE MATTERS PUTS PATIENTS FIRST ... I'D ONLY GO TO HIM AND HOUMA ORTHODPEDIC CLINIC FOR ALL MY NEEDS ..... HE DID MY NECK SURGERY ON 4 LEVELS PEOPLE CAN'T BELEIVE HOW BEAUTIFUL A JOB HE DID THAT YOU CAN'T TELL, YOU'D LIKE IT WAS DONE BY A PLASTIC SURGEON.. THEY ALSO...more
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