Walter Choate, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson, LA, Ochsner Medical Center

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Orthopaedic Surgery Jefferson, LA

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

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Summary

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Education & Training

  • Steadman Hawkins ClinicFELLOWSHIP
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Ochsner Clinic FoundationRESIDENCY
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    University of Tennessee College of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Davidson CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2016 - 2019
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2012 - 2019
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Air Education and Training Command Awards for “Best Clinic in the Air Force” 2012
  • Best Paper Louisiana Orthopedic Association Resident Research Competition, 2011
  • Cum Laude Society Davidson College, 2003
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Incidence and Effect of Fatty Atrophy, Positive Tangent Sign, and Rotator Cuff Tears on Outcomes After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty  
    Choate WS, Shanley E, Tolan SJ, Washburn R, Salim TI, Tadlock, J, Kellam T, Shealy EC, Long CD, Crawford AE, Kissenberth MJ, Lonergan KT, Hawkins RJ, Tokish JM, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 1/1/2017
  • Distal Clavicle Autograft – I Would Like to Use My Own Osteochondral Graft Please  
    Choate WS, Kwapisz A, Tokish JM, Annals of Joint, 1/1/2017

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Fatty Atrophy, Positive Tangent Sign, and Rotator Cuff Tears in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
    Choate WS, Shanley E, Tolan SJ, Kissenberth MJ, Lonergan KT, Hawkins RJ, Tokish JM, Southern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, 1/1/2017
  • Do athletes and the general population recover the same after hip arthroscopy?
    Duplantier N., Pawlak S.E., Elkhecher R., Johnson S., Choate W.S., Jones D.G., Suri M., Proceedings of the Louisiana Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting/Proceedings of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, 1/1/2014
  • A comparison of athletes to non-athletes in recovery after hip arthroscopy
    Duplantier N., Pawlak S.E., Elkhecher R., Johnson S., Choate W.S., Jones D.G., Suri M., Proceedings of the International Congress of Joint Reconstruction Transatlantic Orthopaedic Congress Annual Meeting/JISRF Reconstructive Review/Proceedings of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2014; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2014, 1/1/2014
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