J. Monroe Laborde, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics

J. Monroe Laborde, MD

Practice Location:

University Medical Center - NO
2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 412-1700

Academic Office:

LSU Health Sciences SoM
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T6-7
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-4680, Voice
(504) 568-4466, Fax



MS - 1976
Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

MD - 1973
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana

BS - 1969
Engineering, with Honors
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana


Dr Laborde practices Orthopaedic Surgery at Touro infirmary and is director of foot surgery at LSUHSC in New Orleans, La. He is on the Board of the Academy of Ambulatory Foot & Ankle Surgery, U. of Holy Cross , & Dept of Biomedical Engr, Tulane U. He has over 50 publications on arthritis, spinal problems, biomechanics, chronic pain and foot problems, which have been cited by other authors over 290 times. Seven of his publications were the first publications about various aspects of treatment. He helped developed successful treatments for diabetic foot problems which could potentially prevent up to 1 million amputations a year worldwide.