Dr. Lauren Leslie joins the Ochsner team as a neuromusculoskeletal and sports medicine specialist. In addition to seeing patients, she serves as a team physician for local area high schools and helped establish the Women's Sports Medicine program at Ochsner.Dr. Leslie is an active member of the American Academy of Osteopathy where she served two terms as the vice president of the post-graduate sector of this organization while in residency. She graduated summa cum laude from Alma College in 2010 with a degree in exercise and health science. While at Alma, she played four years of college basketball. She completed her neuromusculoskeletal medicine residency at Michigan State University, where she served as chief resident and received the American Academy of Osteopathy award as resident of the year. Dr. Leslie completed her sports medicine fellowship at Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Virginia Tech, where she served as an associate team physician for Virginia Tech and Radford University athletics. Dr. Leslie's primary specialty is neuromusculoskeletal medicine. She has a specific interest in osteopathic manipulative medicine including osteopathy in the cranial field, movement biomechanics, and concussion management and research. She has training in both diagnostic and interventional ultrasound techniques, including prolotherapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections.She is originally from Mount Pleasant, Michigan. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Dave, and her daughter, Caroline.