Our Providers

Carlton G. Houtz, M.D.

Orthopaedics / Sports Medicine

Highland Center for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
1455 E. Bert Kouns
Second Floor, Suite 210
Shreveport, LA 71105
Office: (318) 798-4623 | Fax: (318) 798-4668
Hours: Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Primary Specialty Areas

  • Arthroscopy Knee, Shoulder and Elbow
  • Joint Replacements Knee and Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • General Orthopaedics

Medical Services Provided

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Surgical Procedures
  • Advanced Surgical Repair of Complex Fractures
  • Comprehensive Non-Surgical Treatments
  • Acute and Chronic Musculoskeletal Treatments
  • PRP – Stem Cell Therapy

Meet Your Provider

Dr. Carlton Houtz is an Orthopaedic surgeon for the Highland Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine located at the Highland Clinic main campus.  Dr. Houtz specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder, knee and elbow surgeries for patients of all ages.  He has specialty training in non-operative and operative treatment of sports injuries in athletes.

During his sports medicine fellowship, he served as an assistant team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Houston Dynamo and Rice University athletics. 

Dr. Houtz is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Louisiana and Shreveport Medical Societies.  He is a Board Certified Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Houtz serves as team physicians for the following schools: Captain Shreve High School, Evangel High School, Haughton High School, Loyola College Prep, North DeSoto High School, Parkway High School and Bossier Parish Community College.


2010 – 2011: Fellowship: Sports Medicine: Methodist Baylor Hospital Systems – Houston, TX 

2006 – 2010: Orthopaedic Residency Training: Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL 

2005 – 2006: Orthopaedic Residency Training: Maimonides Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY 

2004 – 2005: Internship: Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL 

2000 – 2004: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans, LA

1996 – 2000: Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, LA


American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Louisiana and Shreveport Medical Societies