Dr. Joseph Frazer Gaar MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 44 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Joseph Gaar has 3 office locations.
Opelousas Orthopedic Clinic
4015 I-49 S Service Rd
Opelousas, LA 70570

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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Gaar, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Gaar graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans.


Dr. Gaar has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Opelousas General Health System 
  • Doctors Hospital of Opelousas 
  • Opelousas General Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Gaar accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Humana - 12 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • Louisiana Medicaid - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan


  • French

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Where does Dr. Joseph F. Gaar practice?
Dr. Joseph Gaar practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Opelousas, LA.
See Opelousas Orthopedic Surgeons.