Comprehensive Orthopedic Management

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Rotator cuff repairs
    • ACL reconstructions
  • Total Joint Replacement
    • Minimally invasive procedures
    • Patient specific knee replacements
    • Computer assisted joint replacements
    • Anterior approach hip replacements
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Fracture management
  • Worker's Compensation Cases


Comprehensive Pain Management

  • Interventional Spine
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Botox injections for:
    • Chronic Migraines
    • Upper limb Spasticity
    • Spasmatic Torticollis

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Dr. John G. Burvant, MD

Joseph L. Finstein, MD

Dr. Finstein specializes in sports medicine including injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot and ankle. He is currently the Vice-Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at East Jefferson General Hospital. He is the team Orthopedic Surgeon for St Charles Catholic High School and treats many student-athletes throughout the greater New Orleans area. Prior to joining our group, he assisted in the care of athletes from the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, Soul and St. Joseph's University as well as area high schools. Dr. Finstein attended Brandeis University where he played varsity basketball and was named Academic All Conference. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine where he was Treasurer of his class. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Hahnemann University Hospital/ Drexel University where he served as the Administrative Chief resident and won multiple awards including Most Outstanding Resident and Most Outstanding Resident Teacher. He concluded his medical training with a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University where he performed award winning research that was presented nationally. He also served as an Orthopedic Consultant for both the NCAA Division I Women's Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament and the Men's NCAA Division III National Soccer Tournament.

Contact Us

Pontchartrain Orthopedics
and Sports Medicine

Metairie: 504-885-6464
Destrehan: 985-764-3001
Boutte: 985-764-3001


Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • The arthritis in my knee had become unbearable. The doctor’s and staff at Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine were caring and helpful from diagnosis through my knee replacement surgery rehab.
    – Lindsay E.

  • I hurt my shoulder in a wrestling match. Dr. Haddad was able to quickly diagnose, treat my injury, and get me back on the mat.
    – Brian P.