Dr. Mark Garon, MD

Dr. Mark Garon, MD

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Dr. Mark Garon, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.Read his story

7301 Hennessy Blvd # 200

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

(225) 766-0050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
very high
more than 89% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Garon'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. Garon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garon "Dr. Garon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences. He received his Medical Degree and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. During his residency, Dr. Garon was a three-time recipient of the OITE High Score Award. He also received the James Albright Research Award, the Award for Outstanding Resident, and the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium Scholarship. He was also selected to attend the AO Leadership Forum. Dr. Garon completed a fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. He has been actively involved in research with multiple publications, including journal articles, review articles, and book chapters. He is a member of multiple professional societies and has a particular interest in microvascular surgery and disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder."

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9  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Garon does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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22  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)
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • LSU Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • LSU Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Garon has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Garon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garon's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garon to family and friends
15 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Garon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I HAVE BEEN SEEING DR. GARON, FOR ABOUT 2 YEARS NOW FOR MY RIGHT HAND/THUMB. THE FIRST TIME I MEET HIM, I KNEW HE WAS THE ONE I WANTED WATCHING OVER ME. DR. GARON HAS THE BEST BEDSIDE MANNER I HAVE EVER SEEN IN A MD., AND I HAVE SEEN A BUNCH. I WAS SEEING ANOTHER HAND SPECIALIST, BUT THAT DR....more
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Great doctor and staff! I highly recommend Dr Garon to anyone in need of orthopedic surgery.
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Dr. Garon is an excellent Doctor who does not always suggest surgery. I was very impressed with the way he listened to me. He was very attentive and patient with me . He told me what he was going to do before he did anything. My hand was broken in three places and a small bone in my wrist was...more
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Dr. Garon successfully diagnosed and treated my carpal tunnel. His bedside manner is top-notch. I especially appreciated that he explained everything to me in a manner that I could fully understand. I 100% recommend him.
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Dr. Garon has treated my wrist problems for about a year. After conservative efforts failed, Dr. Garon decided a wrist replacement was needed. The surgery went very well and I needed nothing for pain after the block wore off. I now have complete range of motion and, more importantly, absolutely...more
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