Dr. Willard Moore is a fellowship-trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacements. He received additional subspecialty training in minimally invasive techniques including direct anterior approach total hip and partial knee replacement.

Dr. Moore graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and certificates in engineering biology and materials science. He earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he served as Chief Resident and received the Kurt W. Niemann Award as the outstanding orthopedic resident in his graduating class.

Between residency and fellowship, Dr. Moore spent fifteen months working as an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at Tenwek Mission Hospital in Kenya. He completed a fellowship in joint replacement at the Anderson Orthopedic Clinic (the Engh Fellowship) in Alexandria, Virginia. He then worked in Nashville, Tennessee where he served as the medical director of the Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute, Midtown Campus.

Dr. Moore joined Ochsner Health System in 2019. He performs surgery at Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway. He is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and is married to Jeanne-Anne, an Ochsner pediatrician and Louisiana native.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Hip and Knee Total Joint Replacement
  • Primary and Revision Surgery
  • Anterior Total Hip

Medical School

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL (Orthopaedic Surgery)


The Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic (Joint Replacement Engh Fellowship)

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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