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Orthopedics

Why choose Ochsner Health for your orthopedic care?

Whether you need joint replacement surgery, care for a fractured bone or specialized treatment for a rare bone condition, you can trust Ochsner Health for all your orthopedic care.

Our team uses the latest technology and treatments based on new advances in research to provide the highest level of specialized orthopedic care in Louisiana and Mississippi. 

The orthopedic experts at Ochsner treat patients of all ages, from children to older adults. Our fellowship-trained and board-certified specialists are experts in their fields, providing advanced orthopedic care from neck to foot.

Expert orthopedic care requires an expert team. At Ochsner, our orthopedic surgeons work hand in hand with other orthopedic and sports medicine providers to provide truly multidisciplinary care. We also partner with Ochsner specialists, including athletic trainers, physical therapists, advanced practice providers, nurses and primary care sports medicine physicians to offer the advanced medicine needed to treat complex conditions. Our subspecialties and programs include:

  • Ochsner Andrews Sports Medicine Institute: The Ochsner Andrews Sports Medicine Institute combines Ochsner’s award-winning sports medicine and orthopedic programs with renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews’ expertise, research and education platform. This partnership strengthens the best-in-class care for patients and athletes across Louisiana and Mississippi.
  • Athletic Training Outreach Program: We work with schools, colleges, club organizations and professional sports teams across the region to keep athletes active and in the game.
  • Fracture Care Clinic: We have the only clinic in the Greater New Orleans area devoted solely to the treatment and prevention of fractures resulting from osteoporosis.
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Program: We offer patients with both congenital and acquired orthopedic conditions convenient access to innovative procedures not available anywhere else in the region.
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine: Our primary care sports medicine doctors specialize in treating injuries to the bones, joints and muscles without surgery, including with advanced injection therapies called orthobiologics. We have the only primary care pediatric sports medicine physician in the New Orleans region.

Additionally, Ochsner Imaging Center is the only center in the region that offers low-radiation EOS X-ray technology.

Our specialists are trained in treating specific parts of your body. We offer specialized care for various conditions, including:

Arm and Shoulder Program: From rotator cuff repair to shoulder replacement surgery to other chronic ailments, our surgeons can help get your arms back in action.

Back and Spine Center: Our nationally ranked program pairs orthopedic and neuroscience specialists to manage and treat your neck and back pain or injury.

Concussion Management Program: With leading-edge computerized neurocognitive assessment, our program is the first in the state to treat and monitor concussions in athletes and patients with traumatic brain injury.

Foot and Ankle Clinic: Our fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons work with a range of specialists to offer non-surgical and surgical approaches to lower extremity injuries and diseases.

Hand and Upper Extremity Center: We specialize in hand surgery, wrist surgery and microsurgery to treat acute and chronic ailments from your fingers to your elbows.

Hip Care and Replacement: Our team performs total hip replacements, including using the posterior approach (from the back of the hip), anterior approach (from the front of the hip) and superior approach (a minimally invasive approach that uses a single incision and spares the muscles and tendons of the hip). We also use MAKO robotics for hip replacement.

Knee Care and Replacement: Our surgeons are among the most qualified in the region performing robotically assisted surgeries using MAKO and VELYS technologies.

Ochsner also offers outpatient joint replacement surgery.

After your surgery or injury, orthopedic rehabilitation specialists, physical therapists, pediatric therapists and occupational therapists at Ochsner will work with you as you recover. Whether you’re trying to get back in the game, back on the job or simply back to enjoying the activities you love, trust our specialized orthopedic team to make it happen.

Ochsner is the premier referral center for orthopedic care in the Gulf South for numerous reasons, including prestigious national recognition for our work, year after year. Recent accolades include:

  • Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Hospital for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are the only hospitals in Louisiana that have earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement.
  • Nationally recognized as “High Performing” for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement treatment by U.S. News & World Report
  • U.S. News & World Report named Ochsner Hospital for Children a “Nation’s Top Specialty” for Pediatric Orthopedics.
  • Healthgrades has consistently awarded Ochsner the Joint Replacement Excellence Award for multiple years in a row. We are also recognized as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement, and we are designated as a five-star recipient for Total Knee Replacement and Total Hip Replacement.
  • We are one of only 12 designated Walmart Centers of Excellence in the country.

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Map of Ochsner-affiliated facilities that provide services related to Orthopedics

Orthopedics Locations

Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital Medical Office Building
4212 West Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
  • Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.-noon
Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics
2390 West Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Acadia General Hospital
1305 Crowley Rayne Highway
Crowley, LA 70526
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital
2810 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70506
  • : 9:33 p.m.-9:33 p.m.
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner LSU Health - Viking Drive, Multispecialty Center
4481 Viking Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner St. Mary Orthopedic Clinic
1151 Marguerite St. , Suite 500
Morgan City, LA 70380
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Center - Lake Area
4150 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • Mon–Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Singing River Medical Clinic - Hurley
7001 Highway 614
Hurley, MS 39555
  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.-noon
Ochsner Ocean Springs Spine & Orthopedic Rehabilitation
3603 Bienville Blvd, , Suite 200
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner Gautier Physical Therapy
4097 Gautier Vancleave Road
Gautier, MS 39553
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner East Lake Physical Therapy
6300 East Lake Road, Suite 101
Vancleave, MS 39565
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner St. Martin Hospital
210 Champagne Blvd.
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital
1310 West 7th St.
Kaplan, LA 70548
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge St.
Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner LSU Health - St. Mary Medical Center
915 Margaret Place
Shreveport, LA 71101
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Health Center - Lake Terrace
1532 Allen Toussaint Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122
  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center
4864 Jackson St.
Monroe, LA 71202
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Medical Complex - The Grove
10310 The Grove Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70836
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center – Tchoupitoulas
5300 Tchoupitoulas St. , Suite C2
New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Mon–Fri: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Shepherd Square
4540 Shepherd Square
Diamondhead, MS 39525
  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Hancock
149 Drinkwater Blvd. , 2nd Floor
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Mon – Fri: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Ochsner Medical Center - Hancock
149 Drinkwater Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Open 24/7
St. Bernard Parish Hospital
8000 W. Judge Perez Drive
Chalmette, LA 70043
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Health Center - Belle Meade
605 Lapalco Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70056
  • Mon–Fri: 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center
1978 Industrial Blvd.
Houma, LA 70363
  • Open 24/7
Slidell Memorial Hospital East
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA 70461
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Health Center - Central
11424 Sullivan Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland
141 Twin Oaks Drive
Raceland, LA 70394
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Luling
1057 Paul Maillard Road
Luling, LA 70070
Ochsner Health Center - Slidell
2750 East Gause Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70461
  • Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m.-11 a.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Prairieville
16220 Airline Highway
Prairieville, LA 70769
  • Primary Care: Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Covington
1000 Ochsner Blvd.
Covington, LA 70433
  • Mon–Fri: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Lapalco
4225 Lapalco Blvd.
Marrero, LA 70072
  • Mon–Fri: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Tangipahoa
41676 Veterans Ave.
Hammond, LA 70403
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - O'Neal
16777 Medical Center Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner St. Anne Hospital
4608 Highway 1
Raceland, LA 70394
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Health Center - Metairie
2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002
  • Mon: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Tues–Fri: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sat: 8 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Kenner
200 West Esplanade Ave.
Kenner, LA 70065
Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
180 West Esplanade Ave.
Kenner, LA 70065
  • Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center
2700 Napoleon Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Hospital for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
1221 South Clearview Parkway
Jefferson, LA 70121
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.