Dr. Jay Binder

Orthopedic Surgeon in Metairie, LA

Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine

Dr. Jay Binder is a native of New Orleans, attending Brother Martin High School and working in the family bakery as a young man. He then attended the Honor’s College at USM, finishing Magna Cum Laude in Chemistry and Pre-Med. He then earned an MD/MPH from Tulane, as well as completing orthopedic training and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Tulane (wtih Dr Michael Brunet). He believes in conservative, non-surgical treatment when possible and uses minimally invasive or arthroscopic treatment whenever possible (if surgery is required).

A Board-certified and Fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, Binder was the director of the Sports Medicine Center and a partner of The Bone and Joint Center in Metairie, Louisiana from 1992-2014. He is now a partner at Crescent City Orthopedics and specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and surgery of sports related injuries, especially knee and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Binder can treat most orthopedic injuries and conditions, from fracture care to carpal tunnel and ligament or tendon repair to total joint replacement. He has covered all sports in his career from football to track, volleyball to wrestling, from weekend warrior to world-class athlete.

He is a member of the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors, and has served on the International Gymnastics Federation’s Medical Commission for 10 years. He has served as the team physician for over 20 years at numerous events for acrobatic gymnastics, including the World Championships, and on the medical staff for a variety of competitions (artistic, rhythmic and trampoline), including the U.S. Championships, Olympic Trials, and World Championships. Dr. Binder is the current Chairman of the Medical Task Force at USA Gymnastics. He has also covered at World Games and the U.S. Olympic Training Center.


  • Undergraduate: University of Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Medical: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
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Dr. Jay Binder

Jay Binder, MD

Dr. Binder specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions and performs several orthopedic procedures including:

  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel and Ligament or Tendon Repair
  • Sports Medicine
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • General Orthopedics