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David W. Elias, M.D.

Fellowship Training

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy with San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine


Campbell Clinic with the University of Tennessee in Memphis

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Professional Societies

American Medical Association
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Louisiana Medical Society
Lafourche Parish Medical Society
Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Research/Experience/Community Service

Dr. Elias has participated in a variety of research projects and publications in orthopaedics and sports medicine. He also served as an instructor for arthroscopic surgery. Having worked with numerous high school, college and professional athletic teams including the San Diego Padres, Dr. Elias has extensive experience in treating athletic injuries. Dr. Elias also currently provides consultations for NFL players. Dr. Elias and orthoLA host a Pro Football Camp every year at Nicholls.


Outside of the office, Dr. Elias enjoys time with family, traveling, fishing, hunting and sports.

Appointments for Consultation

David W. Elias, M.D. is available to see patients at orthoLA in Thibodaux, Raceland and Houma. For an appointment, call 985.625.2200.