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John Hildenbrand, Hand Surgeon, Louisiana

Dr. John Hildenbrand

John C. Hildenbrand, M.D, Thibodaux Louisiana
Dr. John Hildenbrand

John C. Hildenbrand, M.D., is a Louisiana native who has brought his extensive orthopaedic surgical training to south Louisiana. Dr. Hildenbrand earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans and completed a five year residency in the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center's Department of Orthopaedics. Following his residency, Dr. Hildenbrand spent an additional year in fellowship training with some of the most prestigious and highly regarded hand and elbow surgeons in the world at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

John C. Hildenbrand, M.D., is a member of The American Association of Hand Surgery, The American Society of Surgery of the Hand, The American Society of Peripheral Nerve, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and The American Medical Association. He is also a member of the Louisiana Medical Society, the Lafourche Parish Medical Society, and the Louisiana Orthopaedic Society.

He has conducted a variety of research projects and has written several publications on hand and wrist surgery, including several textbook chapters.

Dr. Hildenbrand's practice provides the best operative and non-operative care for general orthopaedic needs and hand, wrist, and elbow problems. His knowledge of advanced treatments using the newest proven techniques offers patients the highest quality of care for their upper extremity needs. Dr. Hildenbrand has extensive experience treating children, adults, athletes, artists, musicians, and laborers. His office is located at The Louisiana Hand and Elbow Center within Orthopaedic Sports Specialists (OSSL) in Thibodaux, Louisiana. For an appointment, call 985.625.2200.

Post Residency Fellowship Training (2009– 2010)

The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center - Indianapolis, Indiana. Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, 2009-2010

Professional Organizations

  • American Association for Hand Surgery, 2010-Present
  • American Society For Surgery of the Hand, 2006-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004-Present

Research

  • "Early Clinical Results Using the Osteochondral Shortening Osteotomy Technique for Ulnar Carpal Impaction" April 2010

Post Graduate Residency Education (2004 – 2009)

University Of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Orthopaedic Surgery residency, 2004-2009

Professional Organizations

  • American Society For Surgery of the Hand, 2006-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004-Present

Presentations

  • “Epidemiology of Archery Injuries”- Oklahoma University Visiting Professorship, June 2009

  • “Nerve Physiopathology”- Doctors Demystify the Nerve, April 2009

  • “Radial Head Arthroplasty” – Oklahoma Grand Rounds, February 2009

  • “Outcome Assessment after Corrective Osteotomy and Volar Plating for Distal Radius Malunions” - Oklahoma University Visiting Professorship, June 2008

  • “Elbow Arthroscopy”- Doctors Demystify the Elbow, April 2008

  • “An Epidemiologic Study of Congenital Hand Anomalies,” - Oklahoma University Visiting Professorship, May 2007

  • “Osteochondroma of the Scaphoid – Case Report,” - Oklahoma University Visiting Professorship, June 2006

Research

  • “Outcome Assessment after Corrective Osteotomy and Volar Plating for Distal Radius Malunions" June 2008

  • Book Chapter: Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy, “Metacarpal Fractures and Dislocations,” 2008

  • Book Chapter: Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports, “Epidemiology of Archery Related Hand Injuries,” 2007

  • “An Epidemiologic Study of Congenital Hand Anomalies,” 2007

  • “Osteochondroma of the Scaphoid – Case Report,” 2006

Honors/Extracurricular

  • Five Year Resident Research Award - 2009
  • 2008 Research Award – VP 2008

Medical Education (2000 – 2004)

Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, Doctor of Medicine, 2004

Professional Organizations

  • Louisiana State Medical Society member, 2000-2003
  • American Medical Association member, 2000-2003
  • American Medical Student Association member, 2000-2003

Research

  • “The Treatment of Tibial Shaft Fractures with Small Diameter Non-reamed Intramedullary Nails,” LSU Orthopaedic Department, 2003

Honors/Extracurricular

  • Basic Life Support instructor-volunteer, 2000-2003
  • “Day with the Docs” volunteer, 2001
  • Class challenge review committee member, 2001
  • USMLE Step 2b pilot program simulated patient volunteer, 2002
  • Krewe of Endymion member, 2001
  • Medical /Dental School Intramural Football, 2000-2004

Post-Graduate Education (1996 – 1998)

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE, Monroe, Louisiana, Master level courses in Biology, 1996 to 1998.

Employment

  • Senior Scribe for Our Lady of the Lake Emergency Room, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1999-2000

  • Medical Assistant for Dr. Janine Oswalt Hopkins, A.P.M.C. in adult and pediatric dermatology and dermatologic surgery, 1997-1999

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in ULM Human Anatomy and Physiology labs for nursing students, 1996-1998

Extracurricular

  • First Team All-American Award for Collegiate Flag Football, 1997 and 1998
  • National Champion in Collegiate Flag Football, 1997
  • University Of Louisiana in Monroe collegiate athlete in soccer, 1996-1998
  • Coach for community soccer team, high school soccer team and youth football team, 1995-1997
  • Intramural sports including football, soccer, basketball, and softball, 1996-1998
  • Undergraduate Education (1991 –1996)

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE, Monroe, Louisiana, Bachelor of Science in Biology, with distinction, May 1996

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Undergraduate Courses in Zoology, 1991 to 1993.

Employment

  • Research assistant to W. Stevens Ph.D., Professor of Biology (ULM), 1995
  • Comparative Anatomy lab assistant, (ULM), 1995
  • Employee of City Apothecary -summer of 1993 and 1994
  • Louisiana Senate page, summer of 1992

Honors/Extracurricular

  • ULM President’s list, 1993 - 1996
  • Counselor for Med-Camps of Northeast Louisiana, summers of 1995 – 1998
  • Counselor for Camp Quality of Louisiana and Med-Camps of Northeast Louisiana (both are camping and support programs for children with various disabilities or cancer), summer of 1996
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society (ULM)
  • Organizer/Participant tutoring program: biology and zoology (ULM), 1996 - 1998
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity (LSU)
  • Panel Judge for the United Way’s Golden Rule Youth Service Award, 1997
  • Intramural sports including football, soccer, basketball, and softball, 1991-1996
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