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Dr. Katy Morris Joins North Oaks Orthopedic Specialty Center

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Dr. Katy Morris Joins North Oaks Orthopedic Specialty Center

New patient appointments are now being scheduled with Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Katy Morris, MD, who has joined North Oaks Orthopedic Specialty Center in Hammond and Livingston. To schedule an appointment, please call (985) 230-BONE [2663] in Hammond or (225) 686-4900 in Livingston.

Dr. Morris specializes in the practice of medicine dealing with the medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the bones, joints and muscles. As a sports medicine specialist, Dr. Morris treats a variety of injuries to the shoulders, knees, elbows, hips and ankles. In addition to traditional surgery, she is highly skilled in arthroscopic techniques—including minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of athletic shoulders and elbow pain, ligament reconstruction of the knee and rotator cuff repairs.

A native of Destrehan, Louisiana, Dr. Morris comes to North Oaks from the San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center in California, where she completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and served as a team physician for the San Diego Padres and San Diego State University Athletics. She graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where she also completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency. While at LSU, Dr. Morris was honored as 2008-2009 Orthopedic Intern of the Year.

“Because I’m passionate about getting my athletes and patients back to the active lifestyle they enjoy, I work closely with my staff on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation,” she comments. “I help my patients get the expert care they deserve.”

Other North Oaks Orthopedic Specialty Center providers include: Joint Specialist T. Scott Curry, MD; Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist Bryan Dudoussat, MD; Adult Reconstruction SpecialistJ. Gregory Kinnett, MD; Trauma Specialist Brian Ladner, MD; Spine Specialist Matthew Lafleur, MD; and General Orthopedic Specialist Robert McAfee, MD (Livingston only).

North Oaks Orthopedic Specialty Center’s Hammond clinic is located at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Suite 100 of the North Oaks Clinic Building on the North Oaks Medical Center campus. The Livingston clinic is located at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road in Livingston just off I-12 at Exit 19 Colyell/Satsuma.

Hours of operation for the Hammond and Livingston locations of North Oaks Orthpaedic Specialty Center are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information about the health system's network of primary, specialty and walk-in clinics, visit