Dr. Robert Shackleton, MD

Dr. Robert Shackleton, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 68

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(504) 345-1239

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Dr. Robert Shackleton, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Terrytown, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shackleton to book an appointment.


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The Bone and Joint Clinic2600 Belle Chasse Hwy Terrytown, LA 70056

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  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ See hospitals
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    Correctly diagnosed my spinal issues and referred me to a doctor for treatment.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Louisiana
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Shackleton's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Shackleton treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 80% of his peers

    Dr. Shackleton treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

    Osteoarthritis of Hip

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Shackleton treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 79% of his peers

    Dr. Shackleton treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

    Osteoarthritis of Spine

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Shackleton treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 76% of his peers

    Dr. Shackleton treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

    Dr. Shackleton's conditions and procedures:

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • ACL Surgery
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Pain
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Spondylosis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Steroid Injection
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Our goal is to provide high quality health care and comfort to our patients.


    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications


    Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital
    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans
    Medical School
    Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital


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    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 345-1239, and for other questions, call (504) 391-7670.

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    What are Dr. Robert Shackleton, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Shackleton frequently treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh, Osteoarthritis of Hip, and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shackleton treats.

    Where is Dr. Robert Shackleton, MD's office located?

    Dr. Shackleton's office is located at 2600 Belle Chasse Hwy, Terrytown, LA 70056. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Robert Shackleton, MD offer telehealth services?

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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Shackleton is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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    Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus

    Terrytown, LA

    19 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

    Ochsner Medical Center

    New Orleans, LA

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    19 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

    West Jefferson Medical Center

    Marrero, LA

    71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

    8 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)