Dr. David Waddell, MD

Dr. David Waddell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Waddell, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1974 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

1500 Line Ave Ste 100

Shreveport, LA 71101

Contact Information

(318) 635-3052

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
71

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Confederate Meml-LSU
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Dr. Jack Hughston and Dr. James R. Andrews, Columbus, GA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University of Basel, Switzerland, University of Frieberg, West Germany
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waddell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waddell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waddell to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Waddell's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Shreveport, LA
Dr. Waddell worked wonders for me. I had knee surgery in 2015, performed by another doctor. Six months after my initial surgery, I developed a floating kneecap on the same knee. Dr. Waddell saw me in his office, scheduled the surgery to repair my knee, and closely followed-up on my progress. ...more
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