Daniel J. Gallagher, MD, is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. After graduating in 1990, he finished an orthopaedic residency with the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans before joining the Bone and Joint Clinic in 1995. He is a member of the AΩA Medical Honor Society and the Clinical Orthopedic Society.

He is a past president of the Jefferson Parish Medical Society, Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society, and the Louisiana Orthopedic Association. He has been a member of the Governor’s Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council since 2008, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery’s Board of Counselors and the LSU Medical School Alumni Board. He is board certified in orthopedics, specializing in total knee and total hip replacements with a special interest in the more minimally invasive anterior approach.

Dr. Gallagher is a lifelong resident of the New Orleans area and a member of the “Westbank” community since 2000.

Orthopedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations

• West Jefferson Hospital
• Ochsner Westbank Hospital
• Doctor’s Same Day Surgery Center

Education & Training

Medical School
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

Graduated in 1990

Internship Hospital
Lsu Charity Hospital

Complete in 1991

Residency Hospital
Lsu Charity Hospital

Complete in 1995

Procedures Dr. Gallagher Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Conditions Dr. Gallagher Treats

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain’s Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture