Friday, February 11, 2011
Brett Cascio, M.D. Earns Subspecialty Certification
Brett Cascio, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital and medical director of Memorial’s Sports Medicine, recently passed the 2010 Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine examination. The certification is endorsed by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
As an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Cascio provides medical management primarily on knee, shoulder, hip and cartilage injuries. He is trained in the latest minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical techniques for hips, knees and shoulders, which reduces scarring and recovery time. Dr. Cascio also specializes in ACL reconstruction and rotator cuff tears.
A New Orleans native, Dr. Cascio is a graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his internship and residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and his fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado, where he participated in the care of the U.S. Ski, Colorado Rockies baseball, and Denver Bronco’s football teams.
Dr. Cascio is also a major in the United States Army Reserves and served a tour in Afghanistan from December 2007 to March 2008.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cascio, call Orthopaedic Specialists at (337) 494-4900. The office is located at 1717 Oak Park Boulevard, third floor, adjacent to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.