Georgia S. Lea, MD

Georgia S. Lea
Ochsner Medical Center - Main Campus 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER
Ochsner Health Center - Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd. Covington, LA 70433  985-875-2828

Specialties Offered


Dr. Lea joined Ochsner in August of 2008 after parents and extended family drew her to the area from North Carolina. Her specialty is Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders- the medical treatments, as well as Deep Brain Stimulation surgical therapy.   She speaks frequently about Essential tremor, dementia, Ataxia and Parkinson's Disease to support groups, students, nurses, physical therapists and physicians.

She is actively involved in clinical research in Parkinson's Disease.  She is a lecturer for LSU, Tulane and the University of Queensland medical schools.



  • Hello Health: Memory Loss with Dr. Georgia Lea
  • WDSU 6 On Call: Parkinson’s Disease
  • Titles Held

    Director, Movement Disorders Clinic and DBS Program
    Director, Movement Disorders Fellowship Program
    Director, Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium
    Associate Professor, Tulane Medical School
    Lecturer, Queensland University School of Medicine
    Volunteer Clinical Faculty Member, LSU School of Medicine, Neurology Department

    Clinical Interests

    Neurology - Movement Disorders

    Languages Spoken


    Certifications Held

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Internship: Morehouse School of Medicine Hospitals, Atlanta
  • Residency: Univ of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Alton Ochsner Foundation, Dr. Jayaraman Rao