Dr. Shaun Accardo is an orthopaedic surgeon at the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic that specializes in Adult and Pediatric Musculoskeletal Oncology, as well as Orthopaedic Trauma. His specific clinical interests include benign and malignant bone tumors in adults and children, benign and malignant soft tissue tumors in adults and children, limb preservation/salvage surgery for bone and soft tissue tumors, and complex orthopaedic trauma.

After completing orthopedic surgery residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Dr. Accardo was further trained in Musculoskeletal Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. He was also granted and completed an international traveling fellowship in both musculoskeletal oncology and orthopaedic trauma in Oxford, UK, Bern, Switzerland, and Padova, Italy. 

Dr. Accardo provides adult and pediatric musculoskeletal oncology and orthopaedic trauma care at the following locations:

  • Our Lady of the Lake Hospital
  • Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital
  • Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Bluebonnet Campus
  • Lake Surgery Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center


  • Doctor of Medicine
    LSU School on Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Master of Natural Sciences (Biochemistry)
    LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
    LSU, Baton Rouge, LA


  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
    LSU Health Sciences Center, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology
    Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Traveling Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology
    Nuffield Orthopedic Center, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Traveling Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology
    University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  • AO Trauma International Fellowship
    Lindenhofspital, Bern, Switzerlan

Professional Associations:

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
  • International Society of Limb Salvage (candidate member)
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (candidate member)
  • AO Trauma

Publications and Presentations:

  • “Outcomes of the Quadriceps-sparing Lateral Approach to the Distal Femur for Tumor Resection and Endoprosthetic Reconstruction”
  • “Reconstruction with Scapular Hemiarthroplasty Endoprosthesis after Total Scapulectomy”
  • “Anemia as a Predictor of Local and Distant Recurrence in High-grade, Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma”
  • “Economic and Educational Impact of Firearm-related Injury on an Urban Trauma Center”