An orthopaedic specialist is more than just a member of your health care team; they also serve as a trusted partner in making the most of your current and future health and wellness. For many men and women in and around New Orleans, Douglas N. Lurie, MD, serves in that role. Through a combination of skill, expertise, and compassionate care, Dr. Lurie helps patients of all ages attain excellent joint health outcomes.
Dr. Lurie studied business management at Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama. He turned his focus to medicine at the University of South Alabama School of Medicine, where he earned his MD. He went on to further his knowledge and skills through an internship and residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, where he worked as a chief resident.
In his practice at Orthopaedic Associates of New Orleans, Dr. Lurie offers the full scope of orthopaedic care. He has extensive experience in arthroscopic surgeries of the knee, hip, and shoulder, and especially enjoys providing care to workers who were injured on the job. Helping workers’ compensation patients get on their feet and back to work is an enriching part of Dr. Lurie’s practice. Sports medicine is another passion and an area where he can make a meaningful difference in his patients’ lives.
To learn more about Dr. Lurie and his unique approach to orthopaedic care, schedule an initial consultation today. During that first meeting, he addresses your questions and concerns, and you can obtain an overview of the services available.