Dr. John Noble Named President-Elect of LOA
John Noble Jr., MD, orthopaedic surgeon with Center for Orthopaedics, has been named president elect of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association (LOA). LOA is the state society of orthopaedic surgeons and is an affiliate of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Noble is originally from Lake Charles and has over 16 years of experience in his field, the last 11 of which have been at Center for Orthopaedics, the largest, independent musculoskeletal group in Southwest Louisiana. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, serves as the Head Team Physician for McNeese State University’s Athletic Department and is a Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedics for LSU School of Medicine. Dr. Noble is also a Board Member of the Louisiana Emergency Response Network, which is responsible for the development of a statewide trauma system. Dr. Noble is actively involved in numerous research projects and is a frequent speaker at conferences across the country.He will assume the presidency of LOA in 2013.