Vinod Dasa, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics

Director of Research

Practice Locations:
200 West Esplanade, Suite 500
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 412-1700, Voice
(504) 412-1727, Fax

3700 St. Charles Ave., 6th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 412-1200, Voice
(504) 899-2866, Fax

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Academic Office:
1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T6-7
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-4680, Voice
(504) 568-4466, Fax


2007 - Adult Reconstruction and Sports Medicine
Insall Scott Kelly Institute
Manhattan, New York

2006 - Orthopaedic Surgery
SUNY at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York


MD - 2001*
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York

BS - 1998*, cum laude
Union College
Schenectady, New York

*BS/MD combined degree program


Dr. Dasa completed his undergraduate and medical school in the combined degree program at Union College and Albany Medical College in New York. After completing medical school, Dr. Dasa trained in the State University at New York (SUNY) at Buffalo orthopaedic surgery residency program. In 2006 he furthered his training at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Manhattan, New York, in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Surgery. This fellowship is internationally recognized as one of the pioneers in total knee replacement surgery.

After completing his fellowship Dr. Dasa and his wife, Dr. Priya Velu, decided to begin their careers as faculty at LSUHSC. His research interests cover all areas of adult orthopaedics, but have primarily focused on joint replacement. In his clinical practice, Dr. Dasa uses gender specific knee replacements, MIS, and computer navigation to treat patients. He has presented his findings at national and international conferences.

Clinical Interests

Sports Medicine
Joint Replacement Surgery

Research Interests

Joint Replacement

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