Dr. William Accousti, MD

Dr. William Accousti, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. William Accousti, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.Read his story

200 Henry Clay Ave # 4103

New Orleans, LA 70118

Contact Information

(504) 896-9569

Insurance Accepted

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

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Spine Deformities
more than 82% of peers
more than 75% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 55% of peers

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Dr. Accousti's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Accousti "Dr. Accousti completed his undergraduate training with honors at the University of Connecticut. There he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. He subsequently obtained a Master of Science degree in Human Physiology, graduating magna cum laude at Georgetown University Graduate School. Dr. Accousti stayed in Washington, DC to complete his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. From there Dr. Accousti relocated to New Jersey where he completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- NJ Medical School (Now Rutgers NJ Medical School). His interest in pediatric orthopaedics and scoliosis surgery brought him to New Orleans for additional subspecialty training at Childrens Hospital-New Orleans. Following the fellowship year Dr. Accousti joined the LSUHSC faculty as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2002 and is now ranked as Associate Professor. He maintains an interest in all aspects of pediatric orthopaedic care with a special interest in trauma, and foot and spinal deformities."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Accousti "Quite simply, take care of each child as if they were your own."


  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Length
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Calcaneal Osteotomy
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Hip Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Connecticut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • UMDNJ New Jersey Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Chldrn's Hosp Of New Orleans
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Accousti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Accousti to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Accousti's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Long Beach, MS |
My daughter was born with a club foot and Dr. Accousti had her start treatment that very day, casting her leg and foot himself. He wanted to make sure it was done right! He did that every week for over a month. Our daughter is now 2 and running, jumping, walking, and climbing. You can't even tell...more
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in New Orleans, LA |
We love Dr Accousti. I have a very medically complex child, and Dr Accousti is always so helpful. He actually listens to me and helps me make the best choices possible to extend the care and comfort of my boy.
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in Madisonville, Louisiana |
Amazing! From the diagnosis to our daughter scoliosis to the end of the surgery to the follow-up care amazing doctor amazing bedside manner he really cares. We are moving to a new city but still will come back to Dr. Accousti.
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in Thibodaux, LA |
He's awesome. He's treating my 15 month old grandson and is so on top of things. We are truly satisfied.
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in Ms |
we LOVE him!!! Have been seeing him for about 5 years now. sometimes the wait is a pain he does get behind but when it was my child with the emergency he saw him and other had to wait that day so I can't complain when I have to wait. He is worth it. And my son loves going to see him
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    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
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  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Hospitals where Dr. Accousti has admitting privileges

Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
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