Robert D. Bostick III, MD
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Robert Douglas Bostick III, MD - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

About Dr. Robert D. Bostick III, MD

Dr. Bostick was born and raised in New Orleans. His dedication and experience has led him to be recognized as one of the best orthopedic surgeons in Louisiana.

His practices focuses on arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, fracture treatments, sports injuries, diagnostic ultrasound and guided injections, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy, viscosupplementation, steroid injections, and non-operative spine treatment.

Dr. Bostick prides himself on staying on top of the latest surgical and non-surgical orthopedic treatments. In particular, he has expertise in emerging technology such as PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) & Lipogems therapy, and state-of-the-art arthroscopy procedures (including in-office arthroscopy) to quickly repair a variety of orthopedic conditions. These techniques give his patients the best possible results with the quickest recovery time and little to no hospitalization.

He is well-known in the New Orleans area as a “shoulder specialist” and is also proficient at knee, hip and other extremity arthroscopy work.

Dr. Bostick is also a trusted surgeon for litigation support and has extensive experience testifying for plaintiff and defense attorneys on orthopedic issues.


7.1996 – 6.2001
Louisiana State University Medical Center – Charity Hospital
Charity Hospital
Orthopedic Surgery Resident Physician

5.1996 Graduate
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine

12.1991 Graduate
University of Alabama

Bachelor of Science – Biology


2013 | American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Re-certification

2009 | Sub Specialties Certification in Sports Medicine

2003 | American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Louisiana Orthopedic Association
  • Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society
  • Arthroscopy Association  of North America


West Jefferson Medical Center – Marrero, LA

Omega Hospital – Metairie, LA

West Jefferson Ambulatory Surgery Center – Marrero, LA

West Bank Surgery Center – Harvey, LA

Avala – Covington, LA

Jefferson Ambulatory Surgery Center – Metairie, LA


Metairie Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
3001 Division Street Suite 204 I Metairie, LA 70002

LA Health Solutions / Bostick Medical, LLC
3001 Division Street Suite 100 I Metairie, LA 70002


2013 | Arthroscopy Association of North America Fall Course – AANA Hip Arthroscopy Lab | Las Vegas, NV
2013 | Dupuy Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Course I Chicago, IL
2011 | Biomet Oxford Unicompartmental Arthroplasty Course/Lab I Baltimore, MD
2011 | Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course/Lab I St. Pete, FL
2011 | Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course/Lab I St. Pete, FL
2008 | Hip Arthroscopy Course and Cadaver Lab
2006 | Stryker Computer Navigation Arthroplasty Course I Mahwah, NJ
2005 | Masters Course in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery I Naples, FL


2000 | Presented American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA

1999-2000 | Inter-observer and Intra-observer Reliability in Measuring Internal Rotation of the Shoulder by Vertebral Level; Louisiana State University Medical Center (Department of Orthopaedics) Accepted for Publication: Journal of Shoudler and Elbow Surgery

1999-2000 | Immediate Weight Bearing in Operatively Fixed Ankle Fractures: A Biomechanical and Radiographic Analysis; Louisiana State University Medical Center (Department of Orthopaedics)

1994 | Medical Student Research Fellowship: The Gut-brain Peptide Cyclo (His-Pro) is Secreted is a Pulsatile Fashion in Fasting Humans Neuropeptides 26, 273-280; Louisiana State University Medical Center (Department of Medicine)


Current Member | L.S.U. Medical Alumni Board

Listing in | Best Doctors in America

1998 | Medical Center of Louisiana – Charity Hospital Resident of the Year Nominee

1997 | Medical Center of Louisiana – Charity Hospital Intern of the Year Nominee

1995 | Jo Ellen Smith Memorial Scholarship

Past President I Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Association n