Dr. Eric Washington joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists in December 2002 He generally works out of their Pascagoula office and Singing River Hospital. Dr. Washington moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast from St. Louis, Missouri. He had practiced orthopaedic surgery in St. Louis since 1989. Dr. Washington grew up in St. Louis and attended Christian Brothers College JROTC High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire and attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He studied at the University of Illinois in Chicago for his general surgical internship and orthopaedic residency. After completing his residency, Dr. Washington returned to St. Louis where he developed a private orthopaedic practice and worked as a part-time assistant professor with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Louis University. He currently practices general orthopaedics with a special interest in hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Washington is married and his wife, Joyce, is from Columbia, South Carolina. They have four children. During his practice, Dr. Washington has continuously served on various hospital advisory and functional committees. The list of committee memberships includes peer review committees, medical executive committees, orthopaedic division chief, chairman of the surgical subspecialty committee, and trauma committee member. He currently serves as a board member for the Jackson County Chapter of the American Red Cross. In addition, Dr. Washington coaches youth in the Singing River Soccer Club in Pascagoula.
SPECIALTY: Orthopaedic Surgery
SPECIAL AREA OF INTEREST: Joint Replacement
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Singing River Hospital
CERTIFICATIONS: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: Clinical Instructor - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO August 1989 - June 2001
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HONORS, AWARDS, ACCREDITATIONS: Top 25 African American Physicians for 2000 – 2001 in the Metropolitan St. Louis Area, St. Louis American Newspaper. Presented at the Salute to Excellence in Healthcare Awards Dinner – April 2001, St. Louis, Missouri
INTERESTS: Sports, traveling, health and fitness, boating and other water sports.
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