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Brett M. Cascio MD
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Brett M. Cascio MD

(337) 494-4900
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedics
Secondary Specialties
  • Sports Medicine
Affiliations
  • Memorial Medical Group

Primary Office

Address:
1717 Oak Park Boulevard
3rd Floor
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone:
(337) 494-4900
Fax:
(337) 494-4936
Web:
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Physician Bio

Licensures

  • Louisiana
  • Colorado

Publications

  • The Treatment of Acute Type III Acromioclavicular Separations; American Journal of Orthopedics, 2008
  • Surgical Treatment of a Tear of the Pectoralis Major Muscle Origin; Journal of Bone & Joint,Surgery 2007
  • Posterior Only Versus Combined Anterior and Posterior Approaches to Lumbar Scoliosis in Adults: A Radiogrpahic Analysis; Spine, 2007
  • Multifunctional Chondrotin Sulfate for Tissue Intergration; Nature Materials, 2007
  • MRI of the Shoulder; Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2006
  • Tip of the Trade: A Method of Splinting for Surgeons; Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advancements, 2006
  • Spinal Fusion After Revision Surgery for Pseudarthrosis in Adult Scoliosis; Spine, 2006
  • Compartment Syndrome: Time from Diagnosisi to Faciotomy; Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advancements, 2005
  • Documentation of Compartment Syndrome at an Acadmeic Health Care Center; Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2005

Affiliates & Groups

  • Orthopaedic Specialists
  • Hip Center of Louisiana
  • A part of the Memorial Medical Group
    www.lcmmg.com

Highlights

  • Dr. Brett Cascio, medical director of Sports Medicine at Lake Charles Memorial Health, specializes in sports medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of ACL reconstructions, rotator cuff tears, and hip, knee & shoulder pain and injuries. His expertise is in hip and shoulder arthroscopy and Femoro-Acetabular impingment and he is the regional expert in hip arthroscopy. He was the first physician to repair a hip labrum in Louisiana and has the most experience with repairing hip labrums in Louisiana.

    Dr. Cascio's expertise has included the care of the New Orleans Shell Shockers Professional Soccer team, the U.S. Ski team, Colorado Rockies and Baltimore Orioles Baseball teams, Denver Bronco’s Football team, the Johns Hopkins Lacrosse and Football teams, and multiple high school teams. Dr. Cascio headed the Sports Medicine Program at Louisiana State University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in New Orleans.

    His practice focuses on knee, shoulder, hip and cartilage injuries. He is trained in the latest minimally invasive arthroscopy surgery techniques for hips, knees and shoulders, which reduces scarring and recovery time.Dr. Cascio is board certified in the field of Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. To receive this special designation the ABOS requires a physician devote significant time to the field of sports medicine by providing care to team and individual sports participants. The ABOS reviews the surgeons case load and type of cases to ensure the surgeon does an above average amount of sports type cases.

    He also served as a major in the U. S.Army Reserve having served in Afghanistan in a Forward Surgical Team.

Conditions & Diseases Treated

  • Sports related injuries and chronic conditions
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder
  • Shoulder Inury
  • Hip Labrum Injury
  • Joint injuries
  • ACL reconstructions

Groups

  • American Arthroscopy Association of North America Member
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association

Education

College: Duke University
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Military Service: Major, United States Army Reserves, served in Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom. Awarded Army Commendation Medical
Fellowship: Steadman-Hawkins Clinic

Accepted Health Plans

  • - Please contact your physician's office for a list of insurances accepted.