Pediatric Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery
Dr. Brad Culotta is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic where he specializes in Pediatric Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery.
Dr. Culotta received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital. He further specialized in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery through fellowship training at the Atlanta Scottish Rite Hospital - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
During his education and training, Dr. Culotta has been recognized in numerous ways for his outstanding accomplishments. Upon graduation from LSU School of Medicine, he received the Chancellors Award, which honors an outstanding graduate for leadership, professional excellence, and scholarship. During his residency training at UAB, he was honored the OTA Resident Teaching Award for his guidance and mentorship to younger residents. Upon completion of his residency training, he received the Kurt Niemann Award recognizing him as the Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Graduate for leadership and professionalism.
Doctor of Medicine (Honors) ~ LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Biological Sciences, Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude) ~ LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
Residencies & Fellowships:
Residency ~ UAB Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship ~ Atlanta Scottish Rite Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
American Medical Association
Alpha Omega Alpha
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (candidate active)
Awards & Honors:
Kurt Niemann Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Graduate
Orthopaedic Resident Teaching Award (awarded by OTA/JOT)
Chancellor's Award, Outstanding Graduate, LSU School of Medicine
Research & Presentations:
"Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Surgical Site Infection in Spinal Surgery"
"Health 4 Life: Blounts Disease and Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis - Optimizing Health Outcomes in Obese Pediatric Patients"
"Efficient and Effective Pediatric Fracture Care: Treatment of Displaced Forearm Fractures - A Quality Improvement Initiative"
"Weight Gain During External Fixation"
"An Extension-Distraction Injury: Traumatic Partial Correction of Thoracic Kyphosis; A Case Report and Literature Review"
"Femoral Head Resurfacing in Patients Under 30 Years of Age"
"Neglect and Diagnostic Delay of Malignant Soft Tissue Sarcomas"
The following links are available to provide information and education for our patients:
Conditions Routinely Treated by a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shoulder & Elbow
Hip & Thigh
Knee & Lower Leg
Foot & Ankle
Neck & Back
Treatments & Surgeries