Our Physicians

Timothy P. Finney, MD

Timothy P.
Finney, MD

Terry L. Habig, MD

Terry L.
Habig, MD

Gregor J. Hoffman, MD

Gregor J.
Hoffman, MD

Michael J. McNulty, MD

Michael J.
McNulty, MD

Chad W. Millet, MD

Chad W.
Millet, MD

Field Ogden, MD

Field
Ogden, MD

Andrew G. Todd, MD

Andrew G.
Todd, MD

Claude S. Williams IV, MD

Claude S.
Williams IV, MD

Heather Wills, PA-C

Heather
Wills, PA-C

Erin Kernaghan, FNP

Erin
Kernaghan, FNP

Rachael Sood, ANP

Rachael Sood, ANP

Timothy P. Finney, MD

Timothy P. Finney, MD

Timothy P. Finney, MD received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Sports Medicine West in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Finney has worked with high school, intercollegiate, semi-professional and professional athletics in the Greater New Orleans Area. He has been a team physician for the New Orleans Saints football team from 1993 to 2010. He was selected as one of the U.S. Olympic team physicians in 1996.

Dr. Finney received the NFL Team Physician Society’s Outstanding Team Physician of the Year Award for 2005. He has participated in the training of LSU family practice sports medicine fellows and is a clinical professor at LSU. His interests include sports related injuries and pathology of the shoulder and knee.  He has extensive training and experience in total arthroscopic shoulder, rotator cuff, and labral repairs. Dr. Finney performs arthroscopic ACL reconstructions and meniscus repairs on all range atheletes from the Weekend Warrior to the Professional Athlete. He also administers injections of PRP/Stem Cells in the knee and Shoulder.

Terry L. Habig, MD

Terry L. Habig, MD

Terry L. Habig, MD received his orthopaedic training at Tulane Medical School. He completed special training at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic in Columbus, Georgia, and orthopaedic rehabilitation at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, California. Dr Habig served as President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association 1993-1994. He has worked with high school, intercollegiate and professional athletes in the New Orleans area. He served as team physician for a national professional football team. Dr Habig’s professional interests are in sports injuries to the shoulder and knee. Dr Habig has been twice elected Top Doctor in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery by a panel of physician peers in the state of Louisiana (New Orleans Magazine, August 1993 and New Orleans Magazine, August 2000.) Dr Habig has served as chairperson of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Host Committee, 1997.

Gregor J. Hoffman, MD

Gregor J. Hoffman, MD

Gregor J. Hoffman, MD received his orthopaedic training at Tulane Medical School. He completed a fellowship in joint replacement at the Rothman Institute of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also received special training at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. He is on the clinical staff of Tulane Medical School. Dr. Hoffman provides medical care to high school and professional sports athletes. He has served the professional basketball team in New Orleans in 2003-2004 and 2004-2005. He has served as the delegate for the Southern Orthopaedic Association and on the steering committee at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center, where he is presently Medical Staff President.

Michael J. McNulty, MD

Michael J. McNulty, MD

Michael J. McNulty, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who also possesses the prestigious certificate of added qualifications in orthopaedic sports medicine. He received his orthopaedic sports medicine training under the guidance of Dr. James Andrews at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. While there, he assisted in the orthopaedic care of the Washington Redskins, University of Alabama, Troy University, Alabama Ballet and the Birmingham Barons and Montgomery Biscuits minor league baseball teams. He has assisted in the care of the New Orleans Zephyrs baseball team and is currently the team physician for Newman High School. In addition he also underwent advanced orthopaedic trauma training through AO International in Auckland, New Zealand. He completed his orthopaedic training and attended medical school at the University of Texas-Southwestern in Dallas, Texas and is also a graduate of the University of Virginia. Dr. McNulty’s orthopaedic interests include arthroscopic and minimally invasive treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip and knee disorders as well as extremity fracture care. He also is at the forefront of biologic medicine providing cell therapy options including mesenchymal stem cell therapy as well as PRP (platelet rich plasma).

Chad W. Millet, MD

Chad W. Millet, MD

Chad W. Millet, MD received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in joint replacement at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Millet served as President of the Greater New Orleans Orthopaedic Society 1995-1996. He has served as the Chief of Orthopaedics at Memorial Medical Center and East Jefferson General Hospital. He is presently the Chairman of the Surgery Department at East Jefferson General Hospital. His special interests are in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements. Dr. Millet has spoken around the United States on Special Techniques in Joint Replacements. He was elected by his peers as the Top Orthopaedic Doctor in New Orleans Magazine in 2005. Dr. Millet served as the President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association 2014 – 2015.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and The Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery.

Field Ogden, MD

Field Ogden, MD

Field Ogden, MD received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and serves as a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at both LSU and Tulane universities.  Dr. Ogden has served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center.  His interests include treatment of traumatic, degenerative and congenital conditions of the foot and ankle in addition to sports related injuries in the recreational to the professional athlete.

Andrew G. Todd, MD

Andrew G. Todd, MD

Andrew G. Todd, MD received his training at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in Spinal and Scoliosis Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center in New York, New York. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Association – Emerging Leaders Program, AO Spine, and the Mid-American Orthopaedic Association. He is a clinical faculty member of the Tulane University Department of Orthpaedics and is part of the Tulane Sports Medicine team. Additionally, he is a member of the staff at the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, East Jefferson General Hospital, Ochsner Baptist and Touro Infirmary. His interests include revision spinal surgeries, scoliosis and deformity, as well as degenerative spinal conditions.

Claude S. Williams IV, MD

Claude S. Williams IV, MD

Claude S. Williams IV, MD received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has additional board certification in surgery of the hand. He is a clinical faculty member of the LSU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and has participated in the training of LSU Family Practice Sports Medicine fellows. Dr. Claude Williams is on the Medical Staff Operating Committee at Ochsner Baptist, presently Chair of Surgery. He has served as team physician for high school and professional athletic teams in New Orleans. His interests include treatment of traumatic, congenital and degenerative conditions of the hands and upper extremities as well as sports related injuries and pathology.

Heather Wills, PA-C

Heather Wills, PA-C

Heather V. Wills, PA-C is a New Orleans native. She received her Bachelor of Science of Louisiana State University, with a degree in Kinesiology: Human Movement Studies. She attended Physician Assistant School at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. She received her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in July of 2014. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants. She currently works with Dr. Field Ogden and specializes in orthopaedic conditions of the foot and ankle.

 

Erin Kernaghan, FNP

Erin Kernaghan, FNP

Erin Kernaghan graduated from Louisiana State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Microbiology.  She later attended Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans where she received her Bachelor of Nursing degree.  She then worked as a Registered Nurse at East Jefferson General Hospital from 2009-2014 in their Ortho/Neuro Department.  She graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Masters in Nursing and received her certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an FNP in 2013.  She has been employed at Southern Orthopaedic Specialists since 2014 and works with Dr. Chad Millet in the evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic conditions of the hip and knee. 

Rachael Sood, ANP

Rachael Sood, ANP

Rachael Sood is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2006 and has over 10 years of ICU nursing experience.  In 2011, she received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University.  She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in Adult Health since 2011.  She is an active member of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and New Orleans chapter.  Her interests include a conservative approach to prevention, management and treatment of spinal conditions.  Rachael works with Dr. Andrew Todd, focusing on the diagnosis of conditions requiring spinal surgery.