Felix H. Savoie, MD
Dr. Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Savoie came to the Tulane University School of Medicine in 2007 after Hurricane Katrina to take on the mantle of Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, and Director of the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine. In July 2015, he was named Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics, and in January 2016 he was named the Ray J. Haddad Professor of Orthopaedics. Many of his patients travel to New Orleans from other parts of the country, and they include professional, college, and high school athletes, and non-athletes as well. Dr. Savoie is Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. A graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, he completed his internship and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. His added training in multiple fellowships in sports medicine and arthroscopy were at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Mayo Clinic, an A-O International Fellowship in Basil, Switzerland, at Orthopaedic Research of Richmond, VA, and at Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine in London, Ontario.
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