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Welcome To OCSM Healthcare

Your Sports Medicine Physicians in Metairie, LA
Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine is a multi specialty center of excellence dedicated to providing the highest quality care for patients and athletes with musculoskeletal injuries or disease.

We specialize in arthroscopic surgery, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, knee replacement surgery along with with Pulmonary Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine clinics. Our physicians are all fellowship-trained and board certified/ board eligible.

We provide timely office visits and a wide array of services including evaluations, radiographic studies (x-ray and MRI), and physical therapy all at a single location.



Orthopedic Care

Pulmonary Medicine

Lifestyle Medicine

Physical Therapy

Sports Medicine Specialist & Orthopedic Surgeon

Luis Espinoza, MD

Luis Espinoza, MD, is a double board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist treating patients at Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine in Metairie, Louisiana. Dr. Espinoza joined the Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine in 2003 after completing his sports medicine fellowship at the University of California San Diego.

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Pulmonologist & Lifestyle Medicine

Andrea Espinoza, MD, FCCP, DipABLM

My name is Andrea Espinoza, MD, FCCP, and I am a lifestyle medicine physician at Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine, located in Metairie, Louisiana, and I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself back "home."

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Interventional Spine & Pain Management

Chadwick Murphy, M.D.

Chadwick Murphy, MD, is a double board-certified interventional spine specialist at Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine in Metairie, Louisiana. Specializing in pain medicine, physical medicine, and rehabilitation, Dr. Murphy understands the importance of treating pain quickly and comprehensively.

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Catherine Courtney, PT, MPT

Catherine has been practicing physical therapy over 25 years after getting her undergrad degree at Tulane University and Masters of Physical Therapy from Emory University. Her career started in sports medicine working with semi-professional hockey and baseball, but over time, she found a love for taking care of active adults, weekend warriors, and seniors. She values the importance of client education in healthy aging and maintaining strength to avoid injury and maintain independence. Her experience includes orthopedic care, aquatic therapy, home health, and adjunct professor at Tulane University’s Health and Wellness degree program.

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Dian Caronna, PT, Cert MDT, MOMT, GOATA coach

Dian was born and raised in the New Orleans area and has a genuine love and appreciation for our unique culture. She grew up participating in Track and Field and running continues to be part of her daily life. Clinically she has a special interest in working with extremity and spine clients with a focus on using the Mckenzie method, manual therapy and GOATA coaching principles which all empower the client with self treatment and preventative skills. She works hard to help her clients restore efficient movement patterns and decrease injury risk. Dian finds her career rewarding to help others regain mobility and strength to achieve their personal goals. In her free time, Dian enjoys outdoor activities, watching sporting events, and sunrises.

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Brett Nickel, PTA

Brett is originally from Maryland and received a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Towson University prior to relocating to New Orleans. He completed the PTA program at Delgado Community College in 2019. He was very active in competitive sports growing up and he found that he could stay connected to sports through physical therapy. He enjoys working with athletes at all ages from the novice to the well seasoned individual, as well as those who are just looking for an improved quality of life. In addition to working with joints, he has found passion in helping patients through their journey of reducing or eliminating back and neck pain. When he is not treating patients he enjoys cooking, gardening and playing with his kids.

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Sharika Arceneaux, PTA

Sharika is a Physical Therapist Assistant at OCSM. I graduated from the PTA program at Delgado Community College, and she has been working with clients for 3 years to get them back to a better quality of life. She specializes in general orthopedics, both surgical and non surgical. Outside of the OCSM she enjoys outdoor activities (except during termites season). She loves to cook and host gatherings with her family and friends.

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Outstanding service. Doctor Espinoza and Nurse (Shelly) are very knowledgeable, kind, respectful, professional and personable, sharing thorough detailed explanations of the services, procedures being done and follow up results. Now off to PT which has started well also. My wife and I were very pleased. I highly recommend OCSM.

- Charles H.

Dr. Espinoza is the best . She is very caring and lovable person. She is worried about her patients and would go that extra mile for you. She save my life and looks out for me faithfully. I have the one of the best doctors in the world. Thank you for all you do. You go above and beyond. Love you much.

- Peggy L.

Dr Espinoza is very informative and thorough! His bedside manner is very professional and polite. My knees were hurting something awful. Was given a miracle steroid injection. I feel like a new person. Thank you Dr Espinoza for your knowledgeable skills!

- Dana G.



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