Steven Hale, MD, orthopaedic surgeon with the Center for Orthopaedics, was elected to serve on the Council on Legislation for the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) at their annual House of Delegate’s meeting held earlier this month.
The LSMS relies on the expertise and advice of this Council to achieve its legislative goals. The Council directs all state and federal legislative activities in accordance with the actions and policies of the House of Delegates. The Council also organizes and coordinates the efforts of the LSMS regarding lobbying activities and member contact on key issues and/or legislation before the Louisiana Legislature and the U.S. Congress.
Dr. Hale is originally from Lake Charles and has 12 years of experience in his field. He graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with a degree in biochemistry and earned his Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed an Orthopaedic Residency at The Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Hale is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and he joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2009. He also serves as Treasurer of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association (LOA).
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.