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Harold 'Al' Granger, MD


Hamilton Medical Group


4809 Ambassador Caffery Parkway

Suite 200

Lafayette, LA 70508


Tel: 337-988-8855

Specializing in the treatment of adult and pediatric bone and joint disorders, Dr. Granger’s practice encompasses a wide array of surgical and non surgical treatments for orthopedic disorders. Although his practice encompasses all of orthopedics, Dr. Granger has a special interest in sports medicine. He is a board certified and subspecialty certified in sports medicine.


Dr. Granger earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering at the University of Southwestern Louisiana and was employed as an engineer for five years prior to enrolling in medical school. He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.


Dr. Granger completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport. Dr. Granger is originally from Catahoula and is married with three children. He joined Hamilton Medical Group in 1999.



“The challenge in orthopedics is to return the patient to their work, sport and daily activities as soon as possible so they can get on with their lives.”
- Al Granger, M.D.


Hamilton Medical Group 8/99 – Present 
Dept. of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
General Orthopedic surgeon
Special interest in sports medicine/arthroscopy

Residency 7/95-6/99
Louisiana State University Medical Center-Shreveport, 
Shreveport Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery

Internship 7/94-6/95
Louisiana State University Medical Center-Shreveport, 
Shreveport, Louisiana

Medical School 8/90-5/94
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 
Houston, Texas
Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate 8/88-9/90
Houston Community College, 
Houston, Texas
Medical School Prerequisites

University of Southwestern Louisiana, 
Lafayette, LA 8/81-12/85
B.S. Electrical Engineering

U.T. Med. School at Houston, 
Houston, Texas 6/91 – 8/91
Research Assistant
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology. 
Author and programmer involved in the development of a computerized training program in preventive cardiology.


Texas Eastern/Panhandle Eastern Gas Pipeline Company 
Corporate Telecommunications. 
Houston, Texas 10/87 – 8/90
Telecommunications Engineer
Designed and maintained corporate communications networks.


Texas Instruments, Inc. Defense Systems Electronics Group, 
McKinny, Texas 2/86 – 10/87
Electrical Engineer
Engineer in F-111 Terrain Following Radar Upgrade Program.

Attendance American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 1999-2003
Centerpulse Unispacer Certification Training
New Orleans, LA 10/2002

U. of S. Florida Total Joint Arthroplasty Course
Deer Valley, UT 3/2002

Synvisc Speakers Training Course
Miami, FL 11/2001

AAOS Wrist Arthroscopy Course
Chicago, IL 7/2001

Mississippi Sports Medicine, 3 month sports medicine rotation
Jackson, MS 1998-1999
Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children
Shreveport, LA 1995, 1998
8 months pediatric orthopedics rotation

Louisiana 1994-Present
Mississippi 1997-Present

Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 7/2002
Sub-specialty Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine 2008

Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Lafayette, LA
Regional Medical Center, Lafayette, LA
Park Place Surgery Center, Lafayette, LA
Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Lafayette, LA (Affiliated w/admit)
Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette, LA (consulting)

Hamilton Medical Group
Board of Directors 2000-Present
Hamilton Medical Group 
Treasurer 2001-Present

Team Physician Louisiana IceGators Hockey Team 1999-Present
Team Physician St. Martinville Senior High School 1999-Present
WWE event coverage, Lafayette, LA. 2001-2002

Synvisc Speakers Bureau.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Candidate Member.
American College of Sports Medicine 2001-Present
Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce 2000-Present
Louisiana Orthopedic Association 1999-Present
Louisiana State Medical Society 1999-2002
Lafayette Parish Medical Society 1999-2002
American Medical Association 1990-2001
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1994-Present

Granger HJ, Green JR. Radiographic Outcome of Conservatively Treated Tibial Shaft Fractures. 
Presentation at annual LSUMC-S Alumni Day, May 1999


Granger HJ, Mukherjee DP, Ogden AL, Mayeaux RH, Green JR. The Security of a New Arthoscopic Knot. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Feb 1999

Granger HJ, Mukherjee DP, Marino AA, Ogden AL, Mayeaux RH, Sadasivan KK, Albright JA. Biomechanics ofThoracolumbar Transpedicular Screw Fixation: The Effect of Diagonal Crosslinks. Presented at Annual LSUMC-S Alumni Day, June 1997


Granger HJ, Pheripheral Nerve Repairs of the Upper Extremity. Presented at Annual LSUMC-S Alumni Day, June 1996


Granger HJ, Anderson M, Booth F, Garner RB, Fuentes F. Exercise Prescription and Cardiovascular DiseasePrevention. In, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention A New Educational Computerized Paradigm. 
April 1992 (Computer program)


Burpeau J. Cavanaugh RK, Davis AR, Donnelly J, Garner RB, Granger HJ, Jones S, Lavis V. Orlander P,
Taegtmeyer J, Vallbuna C, Fuentes F. Diabetes Mellitus. In, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A New
Educational Computerized Paradigm. April 1992 (Computer program)


Fuentes F, Davis AR, Cavanaugh RK, Granger HJ, Garner RB, Gomez LF, Orlander P, Clasen ME, Schmitz J, Yetman R, Buja LM, Willerson JT. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A New Educational Computerized Paradigm. J Am Coll Cardiol 19:9A, 1992. Abstract and presentation by F. Fuentes, M.D. at the American College of Cardiology 41st Annual Scientific Session.

Harold J. "Al" Granger, MD
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