Wame N. Waggenspack, M.D.

Wame N. Waggenspack, M.D.

Wame N. Waggenspack, M.D.

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine
    Louisiana State University HSC School
    of Medicine (New Orleans, LA)
  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude)
    Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)

Training:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    University Medical Center (New Orleans, LA)
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship
    Foundation for Orthopaedic, Athletic, and Reconstructive Research
    Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston, TX)
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship O’Connor Hospital (San Jose, CA)

Additional Training:

  • Emergency Medicine Residency
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Parkland Hospital (Dallas, TX)

 

Honors & Awards:

  • Andrew King Resident Teaching Award, LSU Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014
  • Aesculapian Society Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee, LSU Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010
  • Faculty of the Year, LSU Emergency Medicine Residency, 2009 – 2010
  • Resident Teaching Award, UT Southwestern Emergency Medicine Residency, 2003 – 2004
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Louisiana Orthopaedic Association

Publications – Articles:

  • Waggenspack W, O’Connor D, Park A, Edwards TB. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Sequelae of Fractures of the Proximal Humerus: Outcomes and Complications. Submitted for publication to Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
  • Gartsman G, Waggenspack W, O’Connor D, Elkousy H, Edwards TB. Immediate and Early Complications of the Open Latarjet Procedure. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2016.05.029
  • Morris B, Waggenspack W, Edwards TB, Gartsman G, Elkousy H. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Management of Post-Infectious Arthropathy with Rotator Cuff Deficiency. Orthopedics. 2015;38(8):e701-e707. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150804-58.

Publications – Book Chapters:

  •  Waggenspack W, Edwards TB (2016). Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures: Indications and Technique. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Eds. Dines J, Dines D, and Edwards TB. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. in press.
  • Waggenspack W, Edwards TB (2016). Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fracture Sequelae: Indications and Technique. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Eds. Dines J, Dines D, and Edwards TB. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc in press.
  • Waggenspack W, Morris B, Edwards TB (2016). Acromioclavicular Joint Injury. Clinical Decision Support: Sports Medicine. Eds. Drez D and DeLee J. Decision Support in Medicine in press.
  •  Waggenspack W, Morris B, Edwards TB (2016). Rotator Cuff Impingement and Tears. Clinical Decision Support: Sports Medicine. Eds. Drez D and DeLee J. Decision Support in Medicine in press.
  • Waggenspack W, Morris B, Edwards TB (2016). Shoulder Instability. Clinical Decision Support: Sports Medicine. Eds. Drez D and DeLee J. Decision Support in Medicine in press.
  • Krieg J, Sung A, Waggenspack W (2014).  Approach to Orthopedic Emergencies.  Emergency Pocket.  Eds. Haydel M and Koyfman A.  El Segundo, CA: Börm Bruckmeier Publishing in press