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Shaun Accardo, M.D.


Dr. Shaun Accardo is an orthopedic surgeon in Baton Rouge at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, and a member of Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic. He specializes in adult and pediatric musculoskeletal oncology, as well as orthopaedic trauma. His specific clinical interests include benign and malignant bone tumors in adults and children, benign and malignant soft tissue tumors in adults and children, limb preservation/salvage surgery for bone and soft tissue tumors, and complex orthopaedic trauma.

Dr. Accardo received his Bachelor of Science in mathematics and Master of Natural Sciences in biochemistry from Louisiana State University. After completing orthopedic surgery residency at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, he was further trained in musculoskeletal oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. He was also granted and completed an international traveling fellowship in both musculoskeletal oncology and orthopaedic trauma in Oxford, UK (Nuffiled Orthopedic Center), Bern, Switzerland (Lindenhofspital), and Padova, Italy (University of Padova).

Dr. Accardo serves as the co-chair of the sarcoma multidisciplinary care team (MDC) and member of the skin & soft tissue MDC at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. His professional associations include American Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, International Society of Limb Salvage (candidate member) and Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (candidate member).

Dr. Accardo was named to the Baton Rouge Business Report’s prestigious Top 40 Under 40 list in 2018.

  • Cancer Center or Physician Group Affiliations Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
    Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Experience and Training Residency: LSU Health Sciences Center, Baton Rouge, LA (Orthopaedic Surgery)
    Fellowship: Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (Musculoskeletal Oncology)
    Traveling Fellowship: Nuffield Orthopedic Center, Oxford, United Kingdom (Musculoskeletal Oncology)
    Traveling Fellowship: University of Padova, Padova, Italy (Musculoskeletal Oncology)
    AO Trauma International Fellowship: Lindenhofspital, Bern, Switzerland
  • Education Bachelor of Science: LSU, Baton Rouge, LA (Mathematics)
    Master of Natural Sciences: LSU, Baton Rouge, LA (Biochemistry)
    Medical School: LSU School on Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Certifications
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Trauma
To make an appointment, please call:

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center (Baton Rouge): (225) 767-0847

On your first visit to any Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center location, you should bring the following with you:

- Insurance cards/information about insurance policies, Medicare/Medicaid, cancer policies
- Driver’s license or other form of picture I.D.
- List of all medications you are presently taking
- List of all doctors who are involved in your care
- List of questions you would like to ask the doctor
- Please arrive 20 minutes before your appointment time to complete admission and medical history forms.