Andrew L. Foret, M.D., is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana. Dr. Foret earned his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and his Medical Degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a residency in general surgery at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon and a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Dr. Foret is board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), and is the only surgeon in Southwest Louisiana to earn the added qualifications of Certification in Surgery of the Hand from the ABS. He has been involved in numerous research projects relating to hand surgery, many of which have been published. Dr. Foret is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He joined Center for Orthopaedics in 2011.
Dr. Foret’s areas of specialization include:
- Forearm, wrist and hand fractures
- Hand nodules and tumors
- Wrist arthroscopy
- Finger joint replacement
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Hand and wrist arthritis
- Sports-related injuries
- Congenital hand conditions
- Tendon, artery and nerve injuries
- Dupuytren’s disease