Orthopedics/Sports Medicine 3

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

EJGH is recognized as a Blue Distinction Centers-Plus for Knee and Hip Replacement, providing comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement surgeries.

The Orthopedic Services at East Jefferson General Hospital feature a team of surgeons, therapists, nurses and professionals who are all dedicated to providing the highest level of care to every patient, every time.

Each orthopedist in our Orthopedic Division is largely set in two distinct variations:

Our Sports Medicine Program offers comprehensive treatment, including exercise, medicine, and recovery programs all designed to get younger, more active patients back to, or beyond their pre-injury levels of performance.


EJ Orthopedics - Lakeview


Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Abhishek Kumar is a part of the EJ Lakeview medical practice and specializes in non-invasive surgeries to the spine. He is an expert in the diagnosis and management of both routine and complex disorders of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine and has a special interest in spinal deformity and minimally invasive spine surgery. By treating degenerative and traumatic conditions of the back with minimal invasion, he is able to limit pain, provide a shorter hospital stay and bring better outcomes.

Dr. Kumar completed his medical training at the University of Calgary and his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the renowned McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Following this, he was accepted for a fellowship in Spine surgery at the prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York before arriving in New Orleans.

Dr. Kumar is available and taking appointments at EJGH Lakeview delivering personalized care and clinical excellence to the community. To make an appointment with Dr. Kumar, call EJGH Lakeview at 504-503-6760.


Contact Information

Call HealthFinder to contact a Total Joint Surgeon or to speak with the Sports Medicine Navigator at (504) 456-5000.