Yekaterina Karpitskaya, MD



Dr. Karpitskaya joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists in 2011. She specializes in general orthopaedics and sports medicine. Dr. Karpitskaya is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, double board certified in sports medicine and general orthopaedics, and a former member of the United States Air Force.

As an avid marathoner and triathlete, Dr. Karpitskaya is one of the founding members of the largest triathlon clubs on the coast. A Gold Level Ironman All World Athlete and USAT All American, she has finished twelve Ironman events.

Additionally, she currently serves as a team doctor for the Biloxi Shuckers and has served as a team doctor for the Mississippi Surge hockey team during their final season (2013-2014) on the coast.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


  • Sports Medicine
  • General Orthopaedics

Board Certified

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine

Special Interests

  • Patient-Specific Instrumentation (PSI) total knee replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Robotic joint surgery/partial knee replacement
  • Cartilage preservation procedures/Carticel/subchondroplasty procedure
  • Shoulder arthroscopy/total shoulder replacement
  • Patellofemoral joint surgery (Osteotomies, MPFL reconstruction, Arthroplasty)
  • Fracture Care



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