Larry S. "Chip" Banston, M.D.

Larry S. "Chip" Banston, M.D.

Dr. Bankston is now accepting patients at our Baton Rouge and Livingston Campuses. Please contact us at (225) 924-2424 for availability.

Elbow & Hand Specialists
Foot & Ankle Specialists
Hip & Knee Specialists
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Pediatric Specialist
Shoulder Specialists
Spine Specialists
Sports Medicine Specialists
Trauma Specialists




  • Doctor of Medicine
    Louisiana State University HSC School
    of Medicine (New Orleans, LA)

  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology (Cum Laude)
    Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)

  • Louisiana State University Honors College (Baton Rouge, LA)


  • Residency
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    School of Medicine

  • Fellowship
    OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine, Shoulder
    & Elbow Fellowship (Charlotte, NC)

Team Affiliations:

  • Team Physician for the New Orleans Saints since 2017

  • Team Physician for Denham Springs High School

  • Team Physician for Live Oak High School


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

  • Louisiana Orthopedic Association and American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

Publications, Presentations, Poster Sessions:

  • Fracture Dislocation of the Knee: A Prospective Evaluation of Fracture Fixation and Early Ligament Reconstruction with the Use of a Hinged External Fixator.

  • Stabilization of Knee Dislocations Using a Hinged External Fixator: A Prospective Randomized Study.

  • Piriformis Versus Trochanteric Antegrade Nailing of Femoral Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Study.

  • Functional Outcomes Following Intradedullary Nailing of the Femur: A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Piriformis Versus Trochangeric Nailing.

  • The Evolving Management of Clavicle Fractures in the NFL: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Using a Novel Technique for Ulnar-Sided Fixation -Effects of Implant Design Upon the Incidence & Severity of Scapular Notching after Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

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