Niels J. Linschoten, M.D.

Dr. Linschoten (pronounced Lynn-Show-Ten) was born in The Netherlands, raised in the Caribbean, and settled in Baton Rouge in l992. He married a nice Cajun girl from Gonzales in 2013.

He attended medical school in the city of Utrecht and completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland after which he further subspecialized in total joint replacements at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Linschoten is part of the Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic, a 35+ strong Orthopedic group, with multiple locations in and around Baton Rouge.

At the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic most every orthopedic surgeon is subspecialized. Dr. Linschoten’s area of expertise is total hip and knee replacements, as well as hip and knee revisions and the management of complex total joint situations. Dr. Linschoten often receives referrals from other orthopedic surgeons throughout the region. He is trained on Stryker's Mako Robotic Assisted Surgical System. He is one of the first physicians in Baton Rouge to use this technology to perform knee replacement surgery at the Baton Rouge General.

Dr. Linschoten and his team can be reached via the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic: 225-924-2424 or directly at our current satellite location within the Baton Rouge General office tower #2: 225-478-8722. 

Our current address is: 8585 Picardy, Ste. 518, located within the Baton Rouge General Hospital, Entrance #2 (complimentary valet parking).

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  • Doctor of Medicine
    State University of Utrecht, Holland

  • Post Graduate
    General Surgery
    State University of Utrecht, Holland


  • Internship
    The John Hopkins Hospital
    (Baltimore, MD), General Surgery

  • Residency
    The John Hopkins Hospital
    (Baltimore, MD), General Surgery
    The John Hopkins Hospital
    (Baltimore, MD), Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Fellowships
    The Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH)
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacements


  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • The John Hopkins Medical Society

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

BROC Surgeons in the news! 

Check out the link below for the full story in the Advocate!

Baton Rouge General launches robotic surgical equipment to make knee surgery easier


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