Peter D. Vizzi, MD—a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Practicing in Lafayette, LA
Peter D. Vizzi, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who practices in Lafayette, Louisiana. Specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery for more than 20 years, Dr. Vizzi is exceptionally skilled in performing minimally invasive knee, hip, and shoulder joint replacements. In addition to orthopedic surgery, he offers a full complement of advanced treatments for musculoskeletal conditions, including physical therapy, bracing, medications, and injections.
Dr. Vizzi is a highly respected orthopedic surgeon and a leader among orthopedic specialists. He continually refines his skills by staying up to date on the latest techniques in orthopedic surgery. In addition to maintaining his certification with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, he regularly attends medical education seminars, such as the world-renowned annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS is dedicated to advancing the field of orthopedics and also serves as an authoritative source of information on sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.
An Athlete Treating Athletes
Since his childhood, Dr. Vizzi has always been an avid athlete, and he regularly competes in local sporting events, such as triathlons and races. Through his participation in sports, he has acquired a unique understanding of the types of injuries athletes often sustain, as well as the potential effects of those injuries on an athlete’s daily life. As an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, he utilizes that knowledge in his practice on a daily basis as he helps his patients overcome pain and achieve peak performance.
You can entrust your orthopedic care to Dr. Vizzi with confidence. Based on his belief that well-informed patients make the best treatment decisions, he prioritizes clear communication and provides comprehensive patient education. After thoroughly evaluating your condition, he will fully explain your treatment options, answer your questions, and encourage you to be an active participant in your care. He will also help you decide on the best approach to meet your needs, whether it is conservative or surgical.
Dr. Vizzi is an orthopedic surgeon who is committed to ensuring an exceptional experience for every patient—from both a medical standpoint and a personal standpoint. Contact us today to request a consultation at his office in Lafayette, LA.