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. He will ascend to first Vice President next year and will become the President of LOA in 2024.
LOA, an affiliate of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, is the statewide, professional membership organization comprised of orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents and ancillary healthcare providers that fosters exceptional quality of care through education of physicians and the public.
Dr. Hale is originally from Lake Charles and has over 12 years of experience in his field. He earned his Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed his Orthopaedic Residency at The Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Hale joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2009. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a member of the Council on Legislation within the Louisiana State Medical Society.
Dr. Hale specializes in joint replacement surgery, including robotic-assisted hip and knee replacement; sports medicine; knee surgery; shoulder surgery; hip surgery; fracture care; orthobiologics and arthritis treatment.