Timothy D. Spires Sr., M.D.
Dr. Timothy Spires Sr. is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who joined North Louisiana Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic in 2001. He specializes in surgical care for patients of all ages with injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle, hand and wrist, elbow and shoulder, hip and knee, and back, neck, and spine. Dr. Spires Sr. also offers nonsurgical care for sports-related injuries and chronic conditions causing pain, including rheumatism.
Monroe-born Dr. Spires Sr. attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge for his undergraduate degree before attending the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree. He later completed his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Before serving the orthopaedic needs of the public in private practice, Dr. Spires Sr. spent 12 years in the United States Army. He earned the rank of major after several promotions and was part of the Army Medical Department Activity in Fort Hood. He even served as chief of the orthopaedic service while at Fort Hood.