Mark Juneau Jr., M.D.
Dr. Juneau founded Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic in 1978. He is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at LSU / Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He is the past president of the LSU Medical Alumni Association, Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society and the Louisiana Orthopedic Association. Dr. Juneau was honored as LSU Medical School Alumnus of the Year in 2009. He is also a member of the AOA Medical Honor Society, Clinical Orthopedic Society, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is the founder and president of Tiger Bones, which is an LSU association where LSU orthopedic surgeons help to raise funds for the education of orthopedic surgeons. He is proficient in a variety of arthroscopic and general orthopedic procedures.
He was selected as “Best Doctors” in New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine every year since its inception in 1996. He has served on the state boards for Medicare and workers compensation for the state of Louisiana. He is the on board of directors and treasurer for the LSU Health Network Foundation Board.
Matthew R. Grimm, M.D.
Dr. Grimm has been practicing at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic since 1996. He attended Northwestern University and following a career as a petroleum chemist, attended LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at LSU / Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He is past president of the Greater New Orleans and Louisiana Orthopedic Societies and a member of the A)A Medical Honor Society, Clinical Orthopedic Society, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is proficient at a variety of arthroscopic and general orthopedic procedures, including computer-assisted joint replacement and partial knee replacement.
He was selected as “Best Doctors” in New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life. He is the only orthopedic surgeon in the US certified in McKenzie Therapy.
Wesley A. Clark, M.D.
Dr. Clark joined Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic in 2013. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He attended Auburn University and LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He then completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at Tulane School of Medicine and fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Clinical Orthopaedic Society, International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society, Louisiana State Medical Society and Jefferson Parish Medical Society.
Dr. Clark has advanced training in complex hip and knee reconstruction (joint replacement) and is proficient at partial knee replacement, total knee replacement and direct anterior total hip replacement. He has special interests in outpatient total joint replacement, minimally invasive surgery, rapid recovery, patient-specific surgery, direct anterior hip replacement as well as revision hip and knee replacement surgery.
Barton L. Wax, M.D.
Dr. Wax joined Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic in 2013.
He attended Louisiana State University and LSU School of Medicine (LSUHSC). He completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at LSUHSC and a fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of Miami. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society, and Louisiana Orthopaedic Association.
Dr. Wax is proficient at advanced procedures of the hand and upper extremity and has a special interest in microvascular surgery and hand trauma.
Scott A. Tucker, M.D.
Dr. Scott Tucker joined Jefferson Orthopedic in 2020. He is a fellowship-trained Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon, having completed specialized training with one of the pioneers of Sports Medicine, Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Tucker treats all orthopedic injuries, with a special interest in sports injuries and degenerative conditions of the shoulder, elbow, and knee.
Dr. Tucker grew up in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and went to the Taft School and then Colby College in Maine. He spent two years working as a research assistant at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. After getting married, he and his wife moved to New Orleans where he attended Tulane Medical School. Dr. Tucker completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Tulane, followed by an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at The Andrews Institute with the world-renown surgeon Dr. James Andrews, one of the premiere surgeons for professional and collegiate athletes. Dr. Tucker worked side-by-side with Dr. Andrews and focused on mastering arthroscopic techniques involving all types of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle injuries, including Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction.
Our Physician Assistants
John M. Kesler, PA-C
John Kesler is an Orthopedic Physician Assistant who joined Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic in 2016 and practices in collaboration with Dr. Wesley A. Clark.
John attended The University of New Orleans for his pre-medical undergraduate coursework after which he attended LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for his medical studies. Prior to attending PA school at LSU John spent the better part of a decade as a paramedic with the City of New Orleans EMS and furthermore as a critical care and trauma flight paramedic with the Ochsner Flight Care team in New Orleans as well as Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery.
He resides in New Orleans with his dog Rye and enjoys fishing the saltwater marshes of Louisiana and Mississippi in his spare time.
John is available every day of the week to see patients with any orthopedic complaint.