He is certified in orthopaedic sports medicine and specializes in arthroscopic shoulder surgery for rotator cuff tears. He is the team physician to Country Day School football and Delta Festival Ballet. As a community service, Dr. Estrada provides care to the New Orleans Musicians Clinic. He is the former team physician for UNO Athletics.
Dr. Meyer is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in hip and knee reconstructive surgery. His expertise includes Anterior Approach Total Hip replacements, computer assisted knee replacements, custom knee instrumentation for total knee replacements, partial knee replacements, and complex revision surgery. He has performed thousands of total hip and knee replacements using Computer Navigated technology, and is the first Louisiana physician to use the Ci computer system. Dr. Meyer also is a clinical instructor of anterior hip surgery and computer navigation surgery. With fellowship training in sports medicine as well, Dr. Meyer specializes in athletic injuries including arthroscopic knee surgery. He has severed as a team physician for various college and high school athletic teams.
Dr. Tender, board certified by American Board of Neurological Surgery, graduated medical school at the top of his class from Craiova Medical School in Craiova, Romania, before completing an extensive postgraduate curriculum specializing in neurological and spinal surgery. Following medical school, he attended the Institute of Cerebrovascular Diseases neurosurgery program in Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Tender finished the remainder of his medical training in the U.S., completing a general surgery program at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga and a neurosurgery program at the Louisiana State University School (LSU) of Medicine in New Orleans. He also completed extensive research in pain inhibition procedures at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Tender is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He has authored more than 19 publications and 20 presentations on the topic of spinal and neurosurgical treatments.