Kurt Kitziger, MD Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
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Hurricane Katrina brought Dr. Kitziger to the Carrell Clinic in 2005. Son of a well-known orthopedist in New Orleans, graduate of Jesuit High School, Dr. Kitziger enjoyed a thriving practice specializing in hip and knee replacement in his hometown since 1991.
A Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Duke University, Dr. Kitziger earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. At LSUMC, Dr. Kitziger was elected to the AOA Medical Honor Society, received the Lange Outstanding Student Award, and served as editor of the school newspaper.
Dr. Kitziger completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio under Dr. Charles Rockwood. Following his residency, Dr. Kitziger was awarded a fellowship in reconstructive hip and knee surgery at the renowned Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania under Drs. Paul Lotke and Marvin Steinberg.
Dr. Kitziger is a board certified member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has been elected to membership in the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Clinical Orthopedic Society. He has held clinical appointments at Tulane University Medical Center and LSU Medical Center, and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters. He is an editorial board member of the journal Orthopedics as an expert in the field of hip and knee surgery.
Married with four children, Dr. Kitziger and family are settling into their new hometown. His interests include cycling, cooking, camping, and of course, Duke basketball. He loves boiled crawfish and trout meuniere, and continues to search the Metroplex for the perfect gumbo.
Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans
Orthopedic Surgery Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
Reconstructive Hip and Knee Surgery Fellowship
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member
- American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Member
- Clinical Orthopedic Society, Member
- Tulane University Medical Center
- LSU Medical Center
- Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
- North Central Surgical Center
- Baylor University Medical Center
- Orthopedics, Editorial Board Member
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