Comprehensive orthopedic medical and surgical care is available to patients in the West Bank region, Plaquemines Parish and beyond at Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade. Just 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans, this location provides convenient, cutting-edge, compassionate care as well as shorter wait times for appointments. Plus, we’re just five minutes away from advanced imaging services at Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus.

Why Ochsner for Orthopedics Care on the West Bank?

The orthopedics team at Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade is home base to Lindsey Liuzza, MD, one of the few board-certified orthopedists in the area who is fellowship trained in shoulder and elbow surgery. Dr. Liuzza, a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), the Louisiana Orthopedics Association (LOA) and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS), also treats fractures and injuries and conditions affecting the hand, wrist, foot and ankles. Moreover, twice a week, patients in need of Sports Medicine specialist can visit David Leslie, DO at this location for concussions, sprains and tears, as well as preventive care.

Meet Our Team

Learn more about our physicians.

Lindsey Liuzza, MD

David Leslie, DO

Katie Lyons, PA


Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade

605 Lapalco Blvd.

Gretna, LA 70056

    Make an Appointment

    To make an appointment, call 504-595-8350 or visit and schedule online.

    How to Refer a Patient

    To initiate a patient transfer with a physician 24/7, contact the Regional Referral Center at 855-OHS-LINK (855-647-5465).

    Conditions We Treat

    Orthopedists work to prevent, diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles, including:

    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pain of the hip, knee, foot, ankle, shoulder, hand and wrist (neck?)
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Fractures
    • Gangling Cysts
    • Golfer’s or Baseball Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Kyphosis
    • Orthopedic Oncology
    • Osteoporosis
    • Paget’s Disease of the Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Soft-Tissue Injuries
    • Sports and exercise injuries such as concussions, sprains and tears
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Torn Meniscus

      Procedures We Offer

      We offer the following procedures and services, including:

      • Arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery
      • Diagnostic ultrasounds
      • Endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery
      • Hip and knee arthroscopy and microdiscectomy
      • Imaging studies including x-rays and MRIs
      • Orthopedics regenerative medicine techniques
      • Physical therapy
      • PRP Injections
      • Ultrasound guided injections

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