George W. Byram Ill, M.D.

George W. Byram Ill, M.D.

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Highland Clinic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Highland Center for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
1455 E. Bert Kouns
Second Floor, Suite 210
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 798-4623

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About Dr. Byram

Dr. George Byram is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and began his practice at Highland Clinic 2 ½ years ago. Dr. Byram’s training includes medical school at LSU Health Shreveport, Residency Training at the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, and Fellowship Training at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center & Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine.

As a highly subspecialized sports medicine physician and arthroscopic surgeon, Dr. Byram is able to care for a wide variety of patients. From the elite athlete to the elderly patient, he has the ability to provide a very diverse, high level of care which includes minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. Byram’s areas of special interest and expertise include: shoulders, elbows and knees. These subspecialties cover orthopaedic issues like: rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, arthritis, sports injuries, ligament and cartilage damage, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement.

Dr. Byram is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching, playing, and coaching several different sporting events. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and 3 children: Abram, Andi, and Allie Brooks. Dr. Byram also has a passion for hunting, fishing, and most other outdoor activities.

Reflecting on his extensive training, Dr. Byram notes several of the most memorable and meaningful experiences. “I was able to work extensively with several surgeons of very high pedigree throughout my years of training. Including the 2020 president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the 2010 and 2020 presidents of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the 2016 president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, and the current 2nd Vice president, future president, of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.”

Dr. Byram shares that he chose to become an orthopaedic surgeon “to aid in the healing process of injured or suffering patients and to help them effectively and comfortably return to the activities in which they are passionate about.”

 

Dr. Julie Ann Harris PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Julie Ann Harris PT, DPT, OCS

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Shreveport Aquatic and Land Therapies
Shreveport Aquatic and Land Therapies
6969 Fern Loop, Suite A
Shreveport, LA 71105
318-383-0022

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About Dr. Harris

Dr. Julie Ann Harris, PT, OCS is the clinic director and co-owner of Shreveport Aquatic and Land Therapies. She received her Bachelor of Science in both Applied Science and Health and Exercise Science in 2003 from Centenary College of Louisiana where she was awarded an athletic scholarship to participate in NCAA Division I Women's Basketball. She returned home to California where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Loma Linda University in June 2007. She completed her post-graduate orthopaedic residency program at Rancho Physical Therapy in 2009 with extensive training in manual therapy, spinal treatments, and orthopaedic evaluations. In 2009, she became board certified in orthopaedic physical therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Her primary interests are in orthopaedics, manual therapy, spine rehabilitation, sports injuries, vestibular rehabilitation, headaches, and chronic pain. Her advanced training allows patients to seek recovery a quicker rate using current evidence based practice and the highest quality treatments provided. Prior to private practice Dr. Harris was a faculty member of the LSUHSC Orthopaedic Residency program and an adjunct faculty at the LSUHSC Shreveport Entry-Level DPT program where she enjoyed teaching and mentoring students to achieve a high level of clinical practice. She is an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor and also certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling by Kinetacore. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and also a member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). Dr. Harris has also volunteered her time to the profession by serving as the LPTA Shreveport District Chair and Executive Committee from 2010-2016 and also served as a board member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board, being appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards on December 27, 2016. Dr. Harris enjoys quality time with her loving husband, Chris, and their two wonderful children, Jaicee and Jaxon, traveling and exploring new adventures.