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Justin Kunes

Justin R. Kunes, MD

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Justin Kunes, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity care at Shriners Children's Shreveport. A native of Ohio, Dr. Kunes earned his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He underwent fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and in hand and upper extremity surgery at Florida Orthopedics Institute in Tampa.

Joining the medical team at Shriners Children's Shreveport in 2019, Dr. Kunes brings particular expertise and interest in congenital hand and upper extremity differences, angular deformity correction, clubfoot, and shoulder/elbow injuries in young athletes.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH
5/31/2004

Residency
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
United States of America
6/30/2009

Fellowship
Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital
Cleveland, OH
United States of America
7/30/2010

Fellowship
Florida Orthopedics Institute
Tampa, FL
7/30/2011

Academic Positions and Locations

MERCER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2014-Present: Member and Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • 2009-Present: Member, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America
  • 2012-Present: Member, Georgia Orthopedic Society