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Dr. Steven Hale Named President of Louisiana Orthopaedic Association

Dr. Steven Hale, orthopaedic surgeon with the Center for Orthopaedics, was installed as President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association (LOA) at their 2024 Annual Meeting in New Orleans in March.

Dr. Hale is originally from Lake Charles and has 15 years of experience in his field. He earned his Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed his Orthopaedic Residency at The Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Hale joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2009 and 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. He is a physician partner in the Joint Replacement Center of Louisiana, which opened last year in Lake Charles. It is the first and only ambulatory surgery center in Southwest Louisiana to focus exclusively on joint replacement surgery.

LOA, an affiliate of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, is the statewide, professional membership organization of orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents and ancillary healthcare providers committed to fostering exceptional quality musculoskeletal care through physician education and legislative initiatives.

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