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Mark C. Callanan, Jr., MD

Specializing in Sports Medicine Surgery

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Mark C. Callanan, Jr., MD, FAAOS, is a board-certified (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery) orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. Additionally he has obtained secondary sports medicine certification from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and he is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS). He treats musculoskeletal conditions resulting from injury, overuse and arthritis, specializing in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques that reduce post-operative recovery time and allow for an earlier return to work and play. He is also trained in cartilage restoration procedures and the application of biologics to aid in injury recovery.

Education and training for Dr. Callanan began at Michigan State University with a degree in human biology. He then completed his master’s degree at Boston University while working in the renowned Harris Orthopedics Biomechanics and Biomaterials Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, focused on hip arthroplasty research. He continued his education at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was an elected member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Callanan completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the prestigious Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP), where he was selected to be chief resident at Massachusetts General Hospital during his final year of training.

Dr. Callanan completed his formal education with a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship at Andrew’s Institute in Pensacola, Florida, where he trained under the renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and his highly skilled partners. The fellowship immersed him in operative and non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions for professional and collegiate athletes. His team physician experience included coverage of Auburn University football and athletics, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Double-A baseball team, as well as local high schools.

Publishing numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Callanan is actively involved in ongoing studies. He has authored a book chapter and presented his research at national and regional meetings. Awards related to his research and academic pursuits include the prestigious John Charnley Award.

Dr. Callanan resides in Shreveport with his wife and their two dogs. He enjoys powerlifting, physical fitness, fishing, hunting and most outdoor activities.

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