Dr. Craig Greene is an Orthopedic Surgeon at Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic
in Baton Rouge, LA, and currently serves as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery
at The Surgical Specialty Center in Baton Rouge. Previously, he served
as Chief of Surgery at Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center in
Baton Rouge as well as Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans.
As a gubernatorial appointee to the Louisiana Emergency Response Network
(‘LERN’), Dr. Greene is charged with the responsibility of
supporting and sustaining a statewide system of care coordination for
patients suddenly stricken by serious traumatic injury or time sensitive
illness. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons,
Orthopedic Trauma Association and is Board Certified in Sports Medicine.
In addition to his role with LERN where he serves as a key resource supporting
large scale emergencies and natural disasters in the State of Louisiana,
he is also a vital resource in supporting orthopedic trauma and humanitarian
care around the world. In 2011, he founded the Dr. Greene Foundation www.greenecharity.com
, which provides humanitarian aid in disaster relief globally. He has
volunteered his services at Medical Centers of West Africa, organized
a relief effort in Haiti, which involved sending 12 medical teams to provide
healthcare to victims of the earthquake in 2010. Dr. Greene attempts to
take a medical team on a medical mission each year which includes involving
family members. He has helped on a medical mission in Columbia and Mexico.
Last year, he took his 15 year old daughter to Honduras on a medical mission
trip to serve families in the jungle. He is passionate about public service,
societal and healthcare sustainability.
Dr. Greene completed his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University
in 1996 where he was a member the football team as a strong safety from
1992-1994. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University
Health Science Center in New Orleans in 2000. He completed his residency
at Texas A&M Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Scott and White Hospital
in Temple, TX in 2005 followed by a fellowship in Orthopedic Traumatology
and complex fracture care at Harborview Trauma Center, University of Washington
in Seattle, WA in 2006. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical
Dr. Greene earned his MBA from Yale University where he graduated with
honors. He also serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States
Dr. Greene grew up in Maringouin, LA and now lives in Baton Rouge, LA with
his wife of 20 years Kristen and their four children - Hadley, Cass, Gabe
and Ryder. They attend Healing Place Church.