Meet the physicians using the Mako Robot for partial and total knee replacements. Information below on how to reach them at their practice.
Dr. Charles Haddad
Dr. Charles G. Haddad, Jr is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions with a focus of sports medicine. Dr. Haddad is the team physician for Jesuit and Hahnville High School sports programs. Dr. Haddad is a native of the New Orleans area and is happy to treat patients in the local community.
Contact Dr. Haddad at Pontchartrain Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. John G. Burvant
Dr. John Burvant is a board certified orthopedic Surgeon with 20 years of experience in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopedic. Dr Burvant was born and raised in the New Orleans area and is happy to treat patients in the local community.
Contact Dr. Burvant at Pontchartrain Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. Joseph Finstein
Dr. Finstein specializes in sports medicine including injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot and ankle. He is currently the Vice-Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at East Jefferson General Hospital. He regularly performs cutting edge technology procedures including arthroscopic surgery and robotic surgery. He is the team Orthopedic Surgeon for De La Salle High School and treats many athletes throughout the greater New Orleans area.
Prior to joining Pontchartrain Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, he assisted in the care of athletes from the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, Soul and St. Joseph’s University. Dr. Finstein attended Brandeis University where he played varsity basketball and was named Academic All Conference. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine where he was Treasurer of his class. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Hahnemann University Hospital/ Drexel University where he served as the Administrative Chief resident and won multiple awards including Most Outstanding Resident and Most Outstanding Resident Teacher. He concluded his medical training with a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University where he performed research that was presented nationally. He also served as an Orthopedic Consultant for both the NCAA Division I Women’s Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament and the Men’s NCAA Division III National Soccer Tournament.
Contact Dr. Finstein at Pontchartrain Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey Sketchler
Dr. Jeffrey J. Sketchler, MD is a board certified orthopedic Surgeon with 25 years of experience in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions.
One of Dr. Sketchler’s specialties is large joint replacement surgery. Dr Sketchler was born and raised in the New Orleans area and is happy to treat patients in the local community.
Contact Dr. Sketchler at Pontchartrain Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. R. Douglas Bostick III
Dr. Bostick was born and raised in New Orleans. His dedication and experience has led him to be recognized as one of the best orthopedic surgeons in Louisiana.
His practices focuses on arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, fracture treatments, sports injuries, diagnostic ultrasound and guided injections, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy, viscosupplementation, steroid injections, and non-operative spine treatment.
Dr. Bostick prides himself on staying on top of the latest surgical and non-surgical orthopedic treatments. In particular, he has expertise in emerging technology such as PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) & Lipogems therapy, and state-of-the-art arthroscopy procedures (including in-office arthroscopy) to quickly repair a variety of orthopedic conditions. These techniques give his patients the best possible results with the quickest recovery time and little to no hospitalization.
He is well-known in the New Orleans area as a “shoulder specialist” and is also proficient at knee, hip and other extremity arthroscopy work.
Dr. Bostick is also a trusted surgeon for litigation support and has extensive experience testifying for plaintiff and defense attorneys on orthopedic issues.
Contact Dr. Bostick at Metairie Orthopedics & Sports Medicine