Steven Hale, MD, orthopaedic surgeon with the Center for Orthopaedics, was elected Second Vice-President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association (LOA) at the organization’s 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans this month.
Craig G. Morton, MD, FAAPMR, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist with Center for Orthopaedics, was among a select group of physicians honored with 2017 Top Doctor awards from Healthtap, the world’s leading interactive health network. Dr. Morton was named top Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician in Louisiana and Nationally. Winners were selected based on feedback and surveys of physicians and consumers.
Dr. Morton has been a part of the Healthtap network since it was developed in 2010. The site has grown tremendously in popularity since then, with over 100,000 physicians now participating. Healthtap provides people with expert answers to medical questions in an open forum that incorporates peer review by allowing other doctors to comment on answers and post additional information. The site has been featured in numerous national media outlets, including NBC, CNN, FOX News, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Time Magazine, among others. Dr. Morton has built a reputation for credibility and responsiveness on the site, which led to his “Top Doctor” recognition.
Originally from Lake Charles, Dr. Morton received his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport and completed a Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2007. His primary focus is the non-surgical management neck and back pain as well as treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, with the goal of restoring pain-free function to patients.”
Dr. Morton is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the International Spinal Intervention Society. Dr. Morton is also the co-founder of RehabZone, an exercise program designed specifically to address the needs of people who suffer with back pain. More recently, he developed AcuPlus, an all-natural, topical product for pain relief.
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