Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Orthopaedics provides excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Our expert physicians and clinicians are some of the most highly regarded orthopaedic surgeons in Louisiana, and we work collaboratively with other specialists to create a tailored care plan for your child.

Whether your child is in need of fracture care or a consult on other orthopaedic conditions, such as Spina Bifida or Cerebral Palsy, our team of orthopaedic specialists, nurses, physical and occupational therapists and social workers are ready to help.

Learn more here why you should choose a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon


Conditions We Treat

  • Bone, Joint, and Muscle Infections
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Growth Plate Fractures
  • High School Sports Injuries
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nonossifying Fibroma
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Overuse Injuries in Children

Shoulder & Elbow

  • Elbow Fractures in Children
  • Erb's Palsy (Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy)

Hip & Thigh

  • Developmental Dislocation
  • (Dysplasia) of the Hip (DDH)
  • Limb Length Discrepancy
  • Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
  • Perthes Disease
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
  • Snapping Hip
  • Sports hernia (Athletic Pubalgia)

Knee & Lower Leg

  • Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
  • Bowed Legs
  • Discoid Meniscus
  • Limb Length Discrepancy
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
  • The Limping Child

Foot & Ankle

  • Ankle Fractures in Children
  • Clubfoot
  • Flexible Flatfoot in Children
  • Intoeing
  • Lawn Mower Injuries in Children
  • Vertical Talus

Neck & Back

  • Back Pain in Children
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis (Twisted Neck)
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine
  • Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
  • Spinal Deformity in Children with Myelomeningocele
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Orthopaedics
Our orthopaedic team is available for clinic appointments on Monday - Thursday.

7777 Hennessy Blvd. Ste. 306
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Brad Culotta, MD

John Faust, MD

Shannon Speeg, PA

Jennifer Lepine, NP

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