Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) & Second Medical Opinions at Metairie Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Metairie Orthopedics & Sports Medicine understands the importance of having a clear and comprehensive medical assessment. Whether you need an independent medical evaluation (IME) for a legal or insurance matter or simply want a second medical opinion (SMO) on a diagnosis or treatment plan, our experienced orthopedic specialists are here to help.

Our Services


Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs)

We provide IMEs for a variety of purposes, including workers’ compensation claims, personal injury cases, and disability evaluations.


Second Medical Opinions (SMOs)

If you’ve received a diagnosis or treatment recommendation and want an additional expert opinion, we can help you make informed decisions about your care.

Why Choose Metairie Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Expert Orthopedic Specialists: Our team, led by Dr. Robert Douglas Bostick III and Dr. Ryan Roubion, has extensive experience in orthopedic diagnosis, treatment, and assessment.

Comprehensive Evaluations: We conduct thorough evaluations, reviewing medical records, performing examinations, and providing detailed, unbiased reports.

A Trusted Name in Orthopedics: Our commitment to excellence is a testament to our patient-centric approach, combining cutting-edge technology with years of clinical experience to ensure the best possible care.

Convenient Location: Our clinic is easily accessible in Metairie, LA, with ample parking and comfortable facilities.

Meet Our Specialists

Dr. Robert Douglas Bostick III is board certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.  He has expertise in complex shoulder issues and performs advanced arthroscopic surgical treatment of the shoulder, knee, hip and other joints of the extremity.

Dr. Ryan Roubion is fellowship trained with expertise in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee, as well as joint replacement surgery and fracture care. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to his patients and ensuring their optimal recovery.

Cutting-Edge Diagnostic and Treatment Tools

We’re all about staying ahead of the curve. Our clinic offers innovative clinical diagnostic and treatment tools that include in-office arthroscopy and ultrasound.  These cutting-edge techniques provide direct visualization of injuries or abnormalities, proving invaluable for cases where MRI results are inconclusive or for patients who have a limited tolerance for traditional imaging studies.

    Ready to Schedule an Appointment?

    Call us today at (504) 541-5800 or request an appointment online. We look forward to assisting you in your healthcare journey.