Dr. David Trettin

Orthopedic Surgery
Monroe
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Monroe

Address

1501 Louisville Avenue, Monroe
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic of North Louisiana

Monroe , LA

About

Bio

Orthopedic surgery; arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery, sports medicine;partner Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic of North Louisiana. Board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.Head team physician University [email protected] Monroe. Clinical Assistant Professor LSU/ Shreveport Medical School.Fellow AAOS,AOSSM.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Licenses

United States: Louisiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

1.3K Answers
591 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
MDI: Multidirectional instability. Google this and see if your symptoms are consistent w/ this. A weight like a bag that ‘distracts’ your shoulder downward ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tibial plateau: Assuming u had an ORIF of your tibial plateau fx it takes on average 8-12 weeks for the fx to heal.May take longer to fully ‘recover’. Smokers take lo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Edema/ fluid : Best to be examined. But swelling in the hand and fingers can occasionally occur after large rot cuff tears( esp w/ long head of biceps too). Edema ca ... Read More

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Feb 5, 2014
It is a pleasure to read your advise Dr. Trettin! Keep up the great service to the Health Tap community and doctors alike! Highly recommend you!
Oct 14, 2013
Dr. Trettin provides thorough responses and really tries to educate both patients and colleagues. His responses are among the best on Healthtap.
Oct 16, 2015
Very bright and knowledgeable in his field. Compassionate and caring responses showcase Dr Trenton as a super orthopedic specialist.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I had X-ray done and he said it was torn ligament. That was 5 months ago and now hand is swollen and 1st finger is starting to permanently lean on index finger. Not sur...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for the explanation, this was very helpful. This made me feel better and I hope it gets better. I hope that it is not serious. Thank you for your help and happ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks much! It is starting to dry up and feel better. Having it looked at today as it did spread a bit. Good info you provided. Have a great day.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

TULANE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Clinical Assistant Professor LSU/ Shreveport
Louisiana Diplomat to American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine(AOSSM ); 2002-2008
Hughston Society( Sports Medicine).

Affiliations

American Academy Or Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),AOSSM
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