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Justin Kunes

Justin R. Kunes, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic 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


  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

More About Me

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

Medical Education
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH

Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Florida Orthopedics Institute
Tampa, FL

Academic Positions and Locations

Wellstar Orthopedic Residency

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


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