Pinnacle Orthopedic Team

Our talented team and professional staff offer fully-equipped, comprehensive care of your bones, joints, ligaments and muscles. Our team is dedicated to your complete care, from assessment to full recovery. Our primary goal is your safe return to work, sports, play and the activities of daily living. Allow our medical professionals to advance your orthopedic care.

Paul van Deventer, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr.Paul van Deventer was raised in Mississippi. He attended Millsaps College and later the University of Mississippi for medical school. He pursued an orthopedic education at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. He moved to Mandeville in 1997 where he opened the Orthopedic Clinic of Mandeville.

He has continued a practice of general orthopedics with an emphasis on sports medicine since that time. Over the years he has been the team doctor to multiple local high schools, and overseen the treatment of numerous college and professional athletes.

Roderick Chandler, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

A native of Louisiana, Dr. Chandler graduated magna cum laude with a degree in microbiology from Louisiana State University in 1997. He graduated from medical school at the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans in 2001. From there he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Tulane University in 2006, where he received the award for top academic performance among residents.

Dr. Chandler is board-certified in the field of orthopedic surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He enjoys all aspects of general orthopedics with interests in joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. He has served as team physician for Southeastern Louisiana University and multiple local high schools Dr. Chandler treats children and adults of all ages.

Jason Rudd, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Rudd grew up in a small town in southwest Louisiana in a family of Obstetricians. He attended Louisiana State University where he graduated in Biological Sciences. He then attended medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. As a resident, he trained at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.

Dr. Rudd resides in Covington with his wife and they just welcomed their first son into the family. They also have 4 dogs. In his spare time, Dr. Rudd is an avid outdoorsman and loves to hunt and fish.

Dr. Brent McCarty, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. McCarty is a board-eligible Orthopedic surgeon with specialized treatment of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He completed his fellowship in hand and upper extremities. He successfully treats carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome, hand and wrist arthritis, dupuytren contracture, wrist and elbow arthroscopy, work and sports related injuries and more.

Dr. McCarty is now seeing patients at Pinnacle Orthopedics and the OrthoCare Clinic.