ADAM n. whatley, MD


  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology
    Louisiana State University, cum laude

  • Doctor of Medicine
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine


  • Residency
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center,
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    (New Orleans, LA)

  • Fellowship
    Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship,
    Harvard University/Brigham and Women's Hospital
    (Boston, MA)

  • Hospital Appointments
    Lane Regional Medical Center: Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
    (Zachary, LA)
    Surgery Specialty Center of Baton Rouge Consulting Medical Staff:
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
    (Baton Rouge, LA)

Awards and Honors:

  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ~ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jack Winters Award for Most Outstanding Senior Research Presentation


  • American Medical Association

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

  • Louisiana Orthopaedic Association

Presentations and Publications:

  • Krause PC, Whatley, AN, Mautner, JF: Technical Trick: A Technique for Nailing Severely Shortened and Displaced Tibia Fractures. J Orthop Trauma, 2008:22:138-141

  • Whatley, AN. Parsonage-Turner Syndrome. In: DeLee JC, Drez DJ, Miller MD, eds. Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Expert Consult. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA; Saunders; 2009

  • Whatley, AN, Fowler RL, Warner JJ, Higgins LD: Postoperative Rupture of the Anterolateral Deltoid Muscle Following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients who have Undergone Open Rotator Cuff Repair. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2010:20:114-122

  • Symposium: Orthopaedic Impact of Katrina. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rehabilitation Specialty Day, 3/31/2010

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