Dr. John Noble Named President-Elect of Louisiana State Medical Society

John Noble Jr, MD, orthopaedic surgeon with the Center for Orthopaedics, was chosen as President-Elect of the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) at the organization’s annual House of Delegate’s meeting on August 7, 2021. Dr. William Freeman of Prairieville, Louisiana, was sworn in as the 141st President of the group. The House of Delegates is the official policy-making body for LSMS which meets to discuss current health care issues, decide on a course of action for the coming year, and welcome its new leaders.

When Dr. Noble assumes the role of LSMS President in 2022 he will be only the fourth doctor from Southwest Louisiana to serve in this leadership role for the organization’s 143-year history.

Dr. Noble is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana, and has 24 years of private practice experience. He joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2000.  He earned an undergraduate degree at McNeese State University and his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans. Dr. Noble completed an Orthopaedic Residency at LSU Medical Center, also in New Orleans, and a Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Noble is actively involved in orthopaedic research projects involving hip and knee replacement. He is involved in patient and physician advocacy, and has served in multiple leadership roles at the state and regional level throughout his career. Dr. Noble’s practice is now focused exclusively on sports medicine and joint replacement.

About the Center for Orthopaedics

The Center for Orthopaedics is the largest musculoskeletal group in Southwest Louisiana, offering a comprehensive range of specialized care for patients of all ages. The group’s team of experienced doctors provides the latest treatment options for the full spectrum of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal specialties, including joint surgery, joint replacement, podiatric surgery, hand and wrist surgery, neurosurgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management, rheumatoid arthritis, neurosurgery, sports medicine, and more.

About the Louisiana State Medical Society

Established in 1878, the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) serves as the trusted advocate for patients and physicians in the state of Louisiana. LSMS aims to promote excellence in the practice of medicine and is the largest voluntary physician organization in the state, representing all specialties.

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