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Ochsner Lafayette General's Sports Medicine program is an interconnected group of sports medicine healthcare providers who are experts in sports training, injury prevention and treatment for athletes and coaches. Our team of orthopedic physicians, concussion specialists, athletic trainers and physical therapists are here to provide comprehensive care designed to get you off the sidelines and back in the game if you experience an injury.

Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital

As the only dedicated facility of its kind in the region, Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital is an Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center campus that boasts the most robust package of services and surgical talent in orthopedics. Plus, with the Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Center located within the hospital, patients have an immediate first point of contact for arranging consultations, managing visits and planning procedures. Whether you’re looking to get back in the game or just improve your quality of life, our team of surgeons are committed to providing the best orthopedic experience possible. Here, you’ll benefit from a wide variety of specialties and expertise—all of which are available under one roof.

Sports Medicine Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeons

At the center of the Sports Performance Network are our orthopedic physicians who specialize in sports medicine - Brian Etier, MD, Paul Williams, MD and Otis Drew, MD. These physicians partner with athletes throughout the state and are the team physicians for Acadia and Vermilion Parish high schools as well as some private high schools in the region. Dr. Drew is also the physician for the UL Ragin' Cajuns' men's and women's basketball teams.

To learn more or to make an appointment, call 337-703-3201

Athletic Injury Clinics

August 2 - November 12, 2022

8 a.m. - 10 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:45) 

Designed to help you stay off the sidelines and in the game, our athletic injury clinics are open to all student athletes and take place at our medical office building, located on the third floor of our orthopedic clinic (4212 W. Congress St., Ste. 3100). 

  • Open to all student athletes
  • No appointment necessary
  • Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian 
  • Please bring current health insurance information and a picture ID