Patrick R. Ellender, MD, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Joins Active Medical Staff
Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of
Patrick R. Ellender, MD, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, to the active medical
staff. Dr. Ellender has formed a new practice in association with Drs.
David W. Elias and Jason A. Higgins. He received his medical degree from
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He performed
his Orthopaedic surgical residency at Louisiana State University Department
of Orthopaedic Surgery in New Orleans. Additionally, Dr. Ellender completed
an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s
Hospital, Harvard Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Boston. He specializes
in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy as well as General Orthopaedics.
Thibodaux Regional is a modern, 185-bed acute care facility. As a regional
medical center, the hospital offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient
care for the people of Lafourche and seven surrounding parishes. Highly
specialized services offered include Heart Surgery, Radiation Oncology,
Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery, Pulmonology, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health and Inpatient
and Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation Services.