Ochsner’s Stephen Lindsey, MD, Awarded Master Designation by American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology has awarded Dr. Stephen Lindsey, head of Rheumatology for Ochsner Baton Rouge, Master designation. Recognition as a Master of the American College of Rheumatology is one of the highest honors the college bestows. The designation of Master is conferred on ACR members who have made outstanding contributions to the ACR and the field of rheumatology through scholarly achievement and/or service to their patients, students, and profession. Dr. Lindsey’s primary practice location is Ochsner Health Center – Summa.

Dr. Lindsey received his undergraduate degree from LSU in Baton Rouge and earned his medical degree from LSU in New Orleans. While serving in the United States Army, he completed his internship and residency at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, Cal. He completed his Fellowship in Rheumatology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, where he also completed a World Course in Tropical Medicine - Infectious Disease.

Dr. Lindsey is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1996. Dr. Lindsey's special medical interests include osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at LSU Medical School. Dr. Lindsey has authored and co-authored numerous scientific journal articles and has participated in many arthritis and osteoporosis research projects.