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George "J." Trappey IV, M.D.
Orthopaedic Specialist

Originally from New Iberia, Louisiana, Dr. Trappey received a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and earned his Medical Degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a Fellowship in shoulder and elbow reconstruction surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.
During his Fellowship, Dr Trappey was involved in numerous research studies at the Foundation for Orthopaedic, Athletic and Reconstructive Research in Houston. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Trappey specializes in the following:
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction (Including Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs)
  • Total Shoulder Replacements
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacements
  • Arthroscopic ACL Reconstructions
  • Arthroscopic Meniscal Repairs
  • Anterior Total Hip Replacements
  • Total Knee Replacements
  • Carpal Tunnel & Trigger Finger Releases
  • Fracture Management
George "J." Trappey IV, M.D.
Orthopaedic Specialist
1747 Imperial Boulevard
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 721-7236


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