School of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedics

Dr. Leslie Sisco-Wise Sworn In As LOA President

Dr. Leslie Sisco-Wise

Dr. Leslie Sisco-Wise was officially sworn in as the 70th President of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association during the 2023 LOA Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 4th.

Dr. Sisco-Wise holds the distinction of being the first female president elected to serve the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association.

Dr. Sisco-Wise is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a certificate in hand surgery.

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 Hospital in New Orleans.

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 Dr. Whit Wise are the proud parents of three children: Alton, Evans and Eleanor.