Dr. Thomas Butaud, MD

Dr. Thomas Butaud, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Thomas Butaud, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Opelousas, LA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4015 I 49 S Service Rd

Opelousas, LA 70570

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • 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 Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture


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7  Procedures

  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.


  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • La Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • La Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butaud has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butaud's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Butaud to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Butaud's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Butaud was able to determine my condition by checking me physically prior to the knowledge that I had an MRI. He seems very knowledgeable and allows you to choose what direction you want to go by giving clear options. He is very straight forward.
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