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NEW ORLEANS, La. – Leslie Sisco-Wise, MD was elected First Vice President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association (LOA) at the 2022 LOA Annual Meeting in New Orleans on March 19. Next year, Dr. Sisco-Wise will ascend to the leadership role of President making her the first female to serve as President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association.
Dr. Sisco-Wise serves as the Section Head of Hand Surgery for Ochsner Health. She is the Director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Center for Ochsner Baptist in New Orleans. Dr. Sisco-Wise is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. Sisco-Wise earned her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She then completed her five-year orthopedic residency program at LSU Health Sciences Center. Dr. Sisco-Wise completed a one-year fellowship in hand and upper extremities at the University of California at San Francisco.
She and her husband, Whit Wise, MD, are the proud parents of three children: Alton, Evans and Eleanor.
About Ochsner Health
Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has more than 34,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 40 hospitals and more than 300 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 countries. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit https://www.ochsner.org/.