Dr. Louis Seade, MD

Dr. Louis Seade, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Louis Seade, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.

Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

4611 Guadalupe St Ste 200

Austin, TX 78751
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Seade'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Seade "Dr. Edward Seade specializes in the shoulder, with a focus on arthroscopic techniques and adult reconstructive surgery for maximum comfort and easier rehabilitation. He is one of a few surgeons nationwide to perform arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

69  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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22  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • The University Of Texas At Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Austin Under 40, Healthcare Finalist, 2004
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Seade's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Seade to family and friends
17 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Seade's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (7)

The staff of Othepedics Specialists of Austin are very rude and incompetent. They do not care about your needs and do not return calls. As for Dr. Seade, VISIT AT YOUR OWN RISK! He used me as a surgical experiment and now I am paying the price. I have seen three other orthopedic surgeons since...more
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Dr. Seade ruined my shoulder. I went in for a second opinion for a broken collarbone a month and a half old that had already healed. At first sure he said the same thing the ER doc, it's a good break. But after I asked, "You sure?" He took a second look and convinced me to do surgery. Ever since my...more
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Dr. Seade is AMAZING!!!! Just got and see him. He does not even carry my insurance and I STILL go to see him that is how good he is. He also has a fabulous support staff!!!
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Austin is lucky to have Dr Seade. One of the vest shoulder surgeons in the US.
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This is the best Doctor out there for the shoulder!!! I'm moving to Arkansas soon, and I'm not gonna Have anyone else look after me but him. As a matter of fact' I will be coming back to Austin just so he can do my shoulder surgery. It will be in a couple of months, but I won't let anyone else...more
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