Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Upper Extremity/Hand/Micro & Sports Medicine
Dr. Robicheaux is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon per the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with advanced additional subspecialty training in treating the upper extremity. His emphasis is on bone and soft tissue traumatic and sports related injuries as well as those due to overuse, arthritis and aging. His expertise also extends to athletic and overuse injuries about the lower extremity, as well as joint replacement. By utilizing all non-operative and alternative therapies complimented with minimally invasive and microsurgical techniques Dr. Robicheaux strives to provide a holistic patient specific approach to efficiently improve his patients quality of life.
First attending medical school in New Orleans the soon to be Dr. Robicheaux converted his southern gentlemanly upbringing naturally into a comfortable caring bedside manner. On the way to graduating at the top of his medical school class, he was the school’s Vice-President and the Surgical Society President, along while accumulating numerous awards and scholarships. This allowed him to train at his top choice of Orthopaedic Surgical Residencies, the University of California Irvine, where he excelled in all aspects of Orthopaedic Surgery becoming a Chief Resident.
Upon completion of residency, Dr. Robicheaux was offered an elective year of specialized training in arthroscopy (minimally invasive camera assisted surgery), arthroplasty (joint replacement), complex fracture care, sports injuries and micro-surgical reconstructive techniques at the prestigious NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases where he has named the Administrative Fellow.
Through out his career Dr. Robicheaux has had several publications, given numerous talks and received multiple awards all while staying involved in resident education and training as well as his professional and local communities. He is currently affiliated with the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the California Orthopaedic Association.
Dr. Robicheaux as well has pursued his passion for international medical volunteerism by founding “Giving In Good Hands Ortho (link).” This non-profit organization’s mission is that of not only providing medical care to underserved regions, but focuses on teaching those in such regions how to continually provide such care for themselves. (CV link)
Residing in Orange County, when not caring for his patients or volunteering locally and abroad, Grant enjoys cooking, surfing, tennis, fishing, hiking and mountain biking. He appreciates a healthy active lifestyle and understands the importance of quickly getting his patients back to theirs by combining all necessary treatment modalities.
Post- Graduate Training
Hand/Micro/Upper Extremity Fellowship New York University Hospital For Joint Disease, New York, NY
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Orange, CA
Doctor of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Louisiana Sate University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, Summa cum Laude Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Certified
California Orthopaedic Association
American Academy For Surgery Of The Hand
American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Honors, Awards and Leaderships
ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL VOLUNTEER in Recife, Brasil
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES New York, NY Research Fellow, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Mentors: Martin Posner, MD., Steve Green, MD., Anthony Sapienza, MD
UC IRVINE ORTHOPAEDIC BIOMECHANICAL LABORATORY Long Beach, CA Research Resident/faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Mentors: Thay Q. Lee, PhD., James E. Tibone, MD., Neil F. Jones
LSU HEALTH SCIENCES, New Orleans, LA Medical Student Research Assistant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mentor: Richard Baratta, PhD., William Accousti, MD., Rob Sellards, MD.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Baton Rouge, LA Student Research Assistant Mentor: Vince Wilson PhD.
Publications and Presentations
Robicheaux GW, Sapienza A, Quarles M. Efficient Evaluation of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. Study in progress
Robicheaux GW, Quigley R, McGarry M, Lee TQ. Capsuloligamentous and Osseous Elbow Stabilization through a Full Arc of Elbow Flexion/Extension and Forearm Supination/Pronation. Study in progress
Mihata T, Quigley R, Robicheaux GW, Mitsuo K, Lee TQ. Effect of Osteochondral Defect of the Humeral Capitellum on Elbow Valgus Laxity and Contact Pressure in the Radiocapitellar Joint: A Biomechanical Study. Podium Presentation AAOS 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Accepted to AJOSM.
Robicheaux GW, Quigley R, McGarry M, Lee TQ. Axial Migration of the Radius through a Full Arc of Elbow Flexion/Extension and Forearm Supination/Pronation. ORS poster presentation Feb 2012 San Francisco, CA. AAOS Annual Meeting Poster Presentation in Chicago, IL 2013. Accepted to JHSE.
Robicheaux GW, Tilan J, McGarry M, Tibone JE, Lee TQ. Osseous Model of Humeral Version Effect on External Rotation of the Shoulder at Varying Degrees of Abduction. Manuscript accepted for publication in CORR. Poster presentation at ORS Jan 2011 Long Beach, CA
Robicheaux GW, Zamorano D. MRI evaluation of occult injury to patellofemoral joint with suprapatellar versus infrapatellar IMN placement. On going data collection.
Robicheaux GW,Zamorano D. Semi-Extending Nailing: Is the Patellofemoral Joint Safe? Podium Presentations, OTA; Baltimore Maryland Oct 2010.
Robicheaux GW,Zamorano D. Arthroscopic Evaluation of the Patellofemoral Joint after Extension Nailing of Tibial Fractures. Manuscript submitted to JOT
Robicheaux GW,Sheppard M. Evaluation of Knee Dislocations. Manuscript completed, in submission process to AOSSM
Bishop J, Robicheaux GW, Evaluation of the Poplitel and Neurovascular Bundle in Relation to Posterior Knee Capsule. Poster presentation by lead author