Our Providers

George W. Byram Ill, MD

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) 798-4518
Hours: Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bossier Location
5025 Shed Road | Bossier City, LA 71111

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Primary Specialty Areas

  • Sports Medicine
  • General Orthopaedics

Medical Services Provided

  • Comprehensive Non-Surgical Treatments
  • Coordinated Rehabilitation Care
  • Acute and Chronic Musculoskeletal Treatments

Meet Your Doctor

Dr. Byram 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 and Parkway High School.

Professional Society Memberships

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America; 2017 -present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2012 -present
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction; 2013 -present
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association; 2015 -present
  • Arkansas Medical Society; Resident member: 2012 -2017
  • Louisiana State Medical Society; 2008-2012
  • American Medical Association; 2008-2012

Honors and Awards

  • LSU Board of Directors Scholarship (2010, 2011)
  • Dean Arthur R. Choppin Memorial Honors; Louisiana State University (2006)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society (2007, 2008)
  • LSU chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society
  • Jerry Brandon Memorial Award (2004)
  • LSU Chancellor’s List (2004-2008)
  • Order of Omega Greek Honors Society (2007-2008)
  • Who’s Who Among American College Students (2004-2008)
  • Louisiana Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Honors Scholarship (2004-2008)
  • Louisiana Select NIKE travel team; Amateur Athletic Union (2003)

Team Coverage

  • 2017-2018 Tulane Green Wave
  • 2017-2018 Mississippi College Choctaws
  • 2017-2018 Hinds Community College Eagles
  • 2017-2018 Warren Central High School Vikings
  • 2015 Little Rock School District Football
  • 2012-2017 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojans
  • 2012-2017 Cabot High School; Arkansas

Local and National-International Service

  • 04/2016 – Arkansas State High School Sports Medicine Symposium
  • 12/2013 – Operation Walk volunteer -Arkansas Specialty
  • 01/2013 – Orthopaedics Orthopaedic medical mission trip to Nicaragua
  • 2009, 2010 – Counselor at Camp Tiger for disabled children
  • 03/2009 – Orthopedic Surgery Interest Group “Blue Dog” Fundraiser for Shriner’s Hospital
  • 08/2005 – Hurricane Katrina Relief Volunteer at LSU-Baton Rouge Triage Center
  • 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 – Habitat for Humanity; Greater Baton Rouge area
  • 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 – Children’s Miracle Network; fundraising and event coordinator
  • 2003 – 2004 Minden St. Jude Auction
  • 2001 – 2004 Basketball Coach for the Glenbrook School Junior League

Abstracts and Proceedings

  • 2015 – Byram, GW, Guidry, CL, Tait, M, Barnes, CL: Relevonce of lntraoperative Anteroposterior Radiograph During Total Hip Arthroplasty *2015 – Podium presentation at the annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum, Little Rock, AR
  • 2013 – Byram, GW; McCarthy, RE: Expansion Thoracoplosty for Severe Thoracic Lordosis Achieved Pulmonary Function Improvement in Early Adolescence *2015 -accepted e-poster at The International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis
  • 2013 – Heim, EA; Barnes, CL; Bushmiaer, M; Byram, GW: Potential Benefits of Using Liposomal Bupivacaine Instead of Epidurals in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Education

  • Doctorate of Medicine Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana July 2008 – May 2012
  • Bachelor of Science Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana August 2004 – May 2008 Major: Biological Sciences Summa Cum Laude Graduate
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR July 2O12 – June 2O17
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship: Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center; Jackson, MS Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine; New Orleans, LA August 2017-July 2018

Resources

  • 2018 – George W. Byram Ill, M.D., Adam C. Field, and Larry D. Field , M.D.: Arthroscopic Management of Locked Posterior Shoulder Dislocations; Arthroscopy Techniques (Currently accepted and in press)

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