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New orthopedic clinic opens in Lutcher

LUTCHER — St. James Parish Hospital is extremely excited to welcome a new orthopedic clinic to its growing list of independent, specialty clinics.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. William S. Johnson III, is now seeing patients in Lutcher in the Medical Plaza located next to St. James Parish Hospital. Dr. Johnson, on staff with OrthoLA, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic conditions that affect patients of all ages.

Dr. Johnson has cared for patients throughout the River Region for 25 years. As a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Johnson helps athletes injured on the playing field, individuals involved in work-related accidents, patients suffering from chronic conditions and more.

Dr. Johnson is the Medical Director at South Lake Surgery Center in LaPlace and the team doctor for the Destrehan High School football team.

Dr. Johnson’s primary office is located in LaPlace, but he sees patients locally every

Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment in Lutcher, call

985-625-2200 or visit www.ortho-la.com.