Val Irion, MD

Specializing in Sports Medicine and Total Joint Replacement

Shreveport’s Own, Val Irion, MD, joined Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana and Specialists Hospital Shreveport in 2013. In addition to specializing in arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder and knee, he is also fellowship trained in cartilage restoration procedures. Highly skilled in both surgical sports medicine and joint replacement, Dr. Irion provides comprehensive orthopedic care, treating patients of all ages and varying activity levels. As a lifelong athlete himself, he recognizes the importance of a healthy and consistent activity level throughout life and is committed to helping his patients maintain and pursue these goals. He is passionate about Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Total/Partial knee replacement and one of the handful of surgeons in Louisiana to perform Mako total/ partial robotic knee replacement

Dr. Irion and his wife, Blair are the proud parents of three very active, young boys… which in turn, ensures a busy and active home life, too!

“ I’m a surgeon and I love surgery, but ultimately if nonsurgical treatments are effective, I think they are the best option for my patients.”


  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Residency – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Medical school – LSU Health Sciences, Shreveport, Louisiana

Certifications & Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine


Val Irion, MD

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