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Center for Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Michael Garitty

Center for Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Michael Garitty

Orthopaedic surgeon Michael Garitty, MD, has joined the medical staff of the Center for Orthopaedics.

Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Dr. Garitty earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge before earning his Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed an Internship in General Surgery and an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency with Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. He continued his surgical specialization training by completing an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson, Mississippi.

Dr. Garitty has a special interest in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee, joint revision surgery, and trauma surgery.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with him, call the Center for Orthopaedics at (337) 721-7236.

The Center for Orthopaedics is the region’s largest musculoskeletal group, with 15 doctors and two locations. Learn more at

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