Alex Betech, MD

Assistant Professor

Alex Betech, MD

Practice Location:

9032 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA  70810
(225) 768-5823 for appointment

Academic Office:

1542 Tulane Avenue, T6-7
New Orleans, LA  70112
(504) 568-4680, phone
(504) 568-4466, fax



2014 -  Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Replacement
             University of Chicago/Weiss Memorial Hospital
             Chicago, IL

2013 -  Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
              Baylor College of Medicine
              Shriner’s Hospital/Texas Children’s Hospital
              Houston, TX

2007 – Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction
              International Center for Limb Lengthening 
              Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics/
              Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
              Baltimore, MD    

2012 – Orthopaedic Surgery
              American British Cowdray Medical Center
              Mexico City, Mexico


2005 – General Surgery Internship
              Mayo Clinic
              Rochester, MN

Medical Degree:
2003 – Anahuac University School of Medicine
             Mexico City, Mexico



Dr. Betech was born and raised in Mexico City. He received his medical degree from Anahuac University School of Medicine in Mexico City. He then completed a General Surgery internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He did a research fellowship in Orthopaedics at the University of Texas in Houston, TX. He continued to do a clinical fellowship in Limb Lengthening at the International Center for Limb Lengthening in Baltimore, MD. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the ABC Medical Center in Mexico City.

In addition, Dr. Betech completed his fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Shriner’s Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX, with special focus on hip pathology and hip preservation surgery. He continued to complete another fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Chicago, focusing on hip and knee replacements, including primary and complex revision cases.

His interests include hip preservation surgery and advanced reconstruction, primary and revision total hip and knee replacements, pediatric and adult deformity correction, and pediatric hip disorders.

He also practices general orthopaedics, including trauma, foot and ankle and sports medicine.

Clinical Interests

Joint Replacements and Reconstruction
Pediatric Orthopaedics

Research Interests

Joint Replacements and Reconstruction
Pediatric Orthopaedics