Steven S. Hale, M.D., is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana, and graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a degree in biochemistry. He received his Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his orthopaedic residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. While at the Campbell Clinic, Dr. Hale trained with the authors of Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics, an internationally recognized textbook and reference source for orthopaedists. He also served as a staff orthopaedist at The Med in Memphis, the second busiest orthopaedic trauma center in the country. Dr. Hale is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2009.
Currently, Dr. Hale is a member of the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, for which he served as the Program Director in 2014. Dr. Hale is a member of the Calcasieu Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana State Medical Society.
Dr. Hale’s areas of specialization include:
- Sports medicine
- Trauma management
- Total joint replacement (knee and hip)
- Partial knee replacement
- Knee surgery
- Shoulder surgery
- Hip surgery
- Robotic-assisted hip and knee replacement
- Arthritis treatment
- Cartilage replacement surgery