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T-Ortho Graduate is awarded the 2009 Doctor of the
Date: 2/14/2009
Dr. Craig Robbins, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon in Jackson, Mississippi, was named “America’s Most Loved Doctor” on Valentine’s Day 2009 by for outstanding doctor patient communication.

Dr. Stewart, co-director of the Sports Medicine Program, is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has been involved in various aspects of sports medicine for more than twenty years. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He is an Advisory Member of the National Athletic Trainer's Association and the Louisiana Athletic Trainer's Association. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Stewart currently serves as a Team Physician for the Tulane Department of Athletics. He is the Director of Sports Medicine for St. Charles and Plaquemines Parishes. He was invited to assist in the first Combine of the World League of American Football and arranged physician coverage for the Tenth National Veterans Wheelchair Games in New Orleans. He served as the Team Physician for the New Orleans Night Arena Football Team and participated as a member of the Medical Staff in the 1991 United States Olympic Track and Field Trials in New Orleans. He is the current Director of Education for the Louisiana Sports Medicine Society and sits on the Sports Medicine Committee of the Louisiana State Medical Society.


Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine

Chief, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tulane University School of Medicine

Medical Director, Tulane Centers for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Sports Medicine


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Sports Medicine


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

State Licensure




Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas, US, B.S.,1982

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas, US, M.D., 1986


Louisiana State University/Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, US, 1986-1987


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Louisiana State University/Charity Hospital in New Orleans,

Louisiana, US, 1987-1990

Clinical Interests

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Sports Medicine


· Louisiana Sports Medicine Society Jim Finks Award for “Outstanding Contributions to Sports Medicine”, 1996

Selected Publications

· Lawrence DW, Stewart GW Evaluation of a Program of University Placement for Spinal Cord Injured Rehabilitation Clients in Louisiana Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society: Vol 149, No. 9, Sept 1997, pp 331-333.

· Burke DT, Ho Chk, Saucier MA, Stewart, GW Effects of Hydrotherapy on Pressure Ulcer Healing American Journal Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Vol 77, No. 5, Sept/Oct. 1998, pp 394-398

· Shah MK, Stewart, GW An Unusual Cause of Low Back Pain in an Athlete Spine 2002;27:E104-E108

· Stewart GW, Roig RL: Sports Medicine in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Programs, Arch Phys Med Rehab; 76.3:230-3,; 1995

· Brunet ME, Stewart GW: Musculotendinous Injuries about the Knee in The Hughston Clinic: Sports Medicine Book, Ed: Champ L. Baker, M.D.; Williams & Wilkins, 1995

· Burke DT, Burke MAM, Stewart GW, Cambre A: Splinting for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: In Search of the Optimal Angle, Arch Phys Med Rehab; 75.11:1241-4, 1994

· Stewart GW, Elizondo ER, Harper K, Biundo JJ: Paraplegia in a Patient with Marfan's Syndrome as a Result of a Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Arch Phys Med Rehab; 75.8:921-3, 1994

· Mawson AR, Siddiqui FH, Connolly BJ, Stewart GW, Summer WR, Biundo JJ: Effect of High Voltage Pulsed Galvanic Stimulation on Sacral Transcutaneous Oxygen , Paraplegia; 31:311-9, 1993

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing

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