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Eric D. Washington, MD



  • Joint Replacements
  • Sports Medicine
  • General Orthopaedics

Board Certification

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Education & Training

  • Residency: (Orthopaedic Surgery) University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: (General Surgery) University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Special Interests

  • Hip, Knee, and Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery


  • Ocean Springs Hospital, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula, MS
  • Bienville Surgery Center, East Lake, MS



  • Abraham, Edward; Washington, Eric; Huang, T. L.; Insall Proximal Realignment for Disorders of the Patella. Clin Ortho., 248: 61-65, 1989.


  • Louis Orthopaedic Society 1994 – 2002
  • Mound City Medical Forum, Local Subsidiary of National Medical Association 1990 – 2002 Secretary, 1990 – 1992 Second Vice-President, 1992 – 1994 First Vice-President, 1994 – 1998 Executive Committee Member, 1990 – 1998
  • Champion Health Plan, P. C., 1995 – 2002 Member of the Board of Directors Only minority owned and operated multi-specialty independent physicians association in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
    American Red Cross, Jackson County Chapter, Board Member, 2004 – 2007
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Mississippi Orthopaedic Society
  • Singing River Medical Society


  • Noblin, J.D., Geissler W. “Heterotopic Ossification in Elbow Injuries”. Presented at American Society for Tennis Medicine, AOA Annual Meeting, OTA and AOA Residents Conference.
  • Noblin, J.D., Geissler W., and Betcher R. “A Comparison of Intraarticular Morphine and Marcaine After Knee Arthroscopy”. Presented at AOA Residents Conference, AOA Annual Meeting.
  • Noblin, J.D., Geissler W., “Heterotopic Ossification in Elbow Injuries”. Most Outstanding Paper – Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Orthopaedic Society 1994
  • Noblin, J.E., Browne J., Barnthouse C. “Jones Fractures in Elite Football Players”. Presented at NFLAOSSM


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Update on Total Joint Replacement Surgery – Lecture Meeting of the Mound City Medical Forum. April 1990, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Painful Knee Syndromes – Update on Evaluation and Management – Lecture Meeting of the Mound City Medical Forum. March 1995, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Osteoporosis – Presented at Regional V Conference of The National Medical Association. April 1997, St. Louis, Missouri.

East Lake (Gautier)
6300 East Lake Blvd.
Suite 201
Gautier, MS 39565

7001 Hwy 614
Hurley, MS 39555

3615 Hospital St.
Pascagoula, MS 39581

Dr. Eric Washington, a seasoned orthopedic surgeon, became an integral part of Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists in December 2002, marking the beginning of a distinguished career with the practice. His primary base of operations is the Pascagoula office in Jackson County, and he also serves at the state-of-the-art Bienville Surgery Center located in Gautier/VanCleave, MS.

Prior to joining the Mississippi Gulf Coast medical community, Dr. Washington hailed from St. Louis, Missouri, where he had established himself as a prominent figure in orthopedic surgery. His journey in the field commenced in 1989, and over the years, he garnered extensive experience and expertise.

Dr. Washington’s roots trace back to St. Louis, where he spent his formative years and attended Christian Brothers College JROTC High School. His academic pursuits led him to Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, for his undergraduate studies. Subsequently, he pursued his medical education at the University of Illinois in Chicago, laying the foundation for his future endeavors in orthopedic surgery.

His postgraduate training unfolded at the University of Illinois in Chicago, encompassing a comprehensive general surgical internship and orthopedic residency. Following the completion of his residency, Dr. Washington returned to St. Louis, where he not only established a thriving private orthopedic practice but also assumed the role of a part-time assistant professor within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at St. Louis University.

Dr. Washington’s professional focus centers on general orthopedics, with a particular emphasis on hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. His commitment to excellence in patient care is further underscored by his continuous involvement in various hospital advisory and functional committees. These include memberships in peer review committees, medical executive committees, orthopedic division chief, chairman of the surgical subspecialty committee, and roles on the trauma committee.

In addition to his contributions within the medical field, Dr. Washington has taken on leadership roles in healthcare administration. He previously served as the Chief of Staff for Singing River Health System, illustrating his dedication to shaping and improving healthcare delivery systems. Furthermore, he lent his expertise as a board member for the Jackson County Chapter of the American Red Cross, showcasing his commitment to community well-being.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dr. Washington is a devoted family man, married with four children. During his leisure time, he indulges in outdoor pursuits, particularly enjoying rounds of golf and spending serene moments on the water. Family remains at the heart of his relaxation, providing him with the balance necessary to navigate the demands of a thriving orthopedic practice.

Dr. Eric Washington’s multifaceted journey reflects not only his proficiency as an orthopedic surgeon but also his unwavering commitment to community welfare and healthcare leadership. His presence at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists adds a wealth of experience and a compassionate touch to the practice, contributing significantly to the provision of comprehensive and exceptional orthopedic care along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.



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