J Ochsner, Jr, MD

Section Head, Orthopedics

Dr. Ochsner is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and has been specializing in hip and knee joint replacement surgery for 30 years. He completed a year fellowship of hip and knee surgery at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He has been on the board of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and has participated in the research and membership committees. Dr. Ochsner continues to publish and lecture on the outcomes of hip and knee surgery. He has performed over 9,000 joint replacements at Ochsner.

Dr. Ochsner was the first fellowship trained surgeon in New Orleans to specialize in joint replacement. He has been trained in all of the newest techniques for minimally invasive surgery and advanced pain control. He uses the most current implants and computer navigation for Joint Replacement. Ochsner hospital has two dedicated Joint Replacement operating rooms. These have ultra clean air filtration systems to reduce the risk of infection. These are the only two rooms of this type in the region.

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Internship

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Residency

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Fellowship

Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center

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