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
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
Neurology - Movement Disorders
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