Orthopedic Specialist

The Orthopedic Specialists at Omega Hospital are dedicated to high-quality patient care and innovative surgical techniques. Due to advancements in technology and high-tech instrumentation, major surgeries are now being replaced with minimally invasive techniques that often reduce pain, accelerate recovery times, and reduce expenses for patients without sacrificing high-quality care.

We have partnered with the most qualified physicians in the greater New Orleans area to provide you the latest in both operative and non-operative techniques to help you overcome musculoskeletal conditions due to illness, injury and the wear and tear of everyday life. Our orthopedic specialists are committed to providing exceptional care to you and restore or improve your quality of life. The following procedures are the most common procedures performed at Omega Hospital:

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Nerve Decompressions
  • ORIF Fractures of Skeletal System
  • Removal of Hardware
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Ligament Repair
  • Total Joint Replacements



The Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine

The Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine is a multi-specialty center of excellence dedicated to providing the highest quality care for patients and athletes with musculoskeletal injuries or disease. Specializing in arthroscopic surgery, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, and hip and knee replacement surgery. The Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine physicians are all fellowship-trained and board certified/ board eligible. Providing timely office visits and a wide array of services including evaluations, radiographic studies (x-ray and MRI), and physical therapy all at a single location.

Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Surgeon
Interventional Spine Specialist

Dr. Felix H. "Buddy" Savoie, III, MD

Dr. Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of Orthopedics, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, and Arthroscopy. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has served on numerous boards throughout his career and represented multiple organizations as their president. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). You can learn more about Dr. Savoie’s expert qualifications here.


Dr. Fernando Sanchez, MD

Dr. Fernando Sanchez is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon and mainly focuses on adult reconstructive surgery. Dr. Sanchez currently works at Tulane University Medical Center and serves as the director of the Joint Arthroplasty service. In May of 2018, Dr. Sanchez was awarded the title of Bette and Jack Kenneth Wickstrom Professor of Orthopedics.

He is a graduate of Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud CES Medical School in Columbia. He completed an internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by his Orthopedic residency training, also at UAB. He completed his Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Anderson Orthopedics Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia. Learn more about Dr. Sanchez here.