Ochsner Lafayette General's Sports Medicine program is an interconnected group of sports medicine healthcare providers who are experts in sports training for athletes and coaches as well as injury prevention and treatment. Our team of orthopedic physicians, athletic trainers and physical therapists are here to help you stay in the game and get you back in the game if you experience an injury on the field.
Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital—An Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center Campus
As the only dedicated facility of its kind in the region, Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital 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 - Dr. Brian Etier and Dr. Otis Drew. 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. You can learn more about Dr. Etier, here. To learn more about Dr. Drew, click here.
MTS Physical Therapy and Wellness
MTS offers full physical therapy services, along with all inclusive wellness and gym memberships. Their approach is a concept that embraces all aspects of a person’s needs.
Concussion Solutions is the exclusive provider of a health management system that establishes the highest standard of care for safe return to activity by coordinating communication between the coach, parent, student athlete, school administration, and local medical experts that utilize industry leading tools in the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related concussion. It is the area's first and only comprehensive sport-related concussion management program.
Louisiana Athletic Care
The goal of Louisiana Athletic Care is to promote a safe environment for athletes. Their mission is to deliver prompt and skillful athletic training to those participating in a variety of sports.
Athletic Injury Clinics
August 28 - November 13, 2021
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 MOB, located on the third floor of our orthopedic clinic (2810 Ambassador Caffery Parkway).
- 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