Donald L. Sorrells, Jr, MD, is a board certified pediatric surgeon (American Board of Surgery). He works with children and their parents to prevent fear, pain and any type of negative experience during a major surgery.
A native of Red River Parish, Dr. Sorrells graduated from Louisiana State University Shreveport School of Medicine, where he also completed a general surgery residency.
A member of the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Sorrells was a flight surgeon and served at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He served Operation Desert Freedom with a tour in Kuwait.
He did a two-year pediatric surgery fellowship at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Rhode Island and was a surgery instructor at Brown University. In 2005, Dr. Sorrells returned to Shreveport to practice pediatric surgery.
Outside the operating room, Dr. Sorrells enjoys spending quality time with his family, fishing and hunting. Dr. Sorrells and his wife have two sons.