Dr. Ronald Jay French, Jr, earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed his internship. He completed a three-part orthopedic residency which included training in trauma at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, pediatric training at Shriner's Hospital in Tampa, and sports medicine training at Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. French went on to complete a hand surgery externship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute and a fellowship in hand and shoulder surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He also served as a volunteer with the organization Orthopedics Overseas, providing medical care to land mine victims in Cambodia.Dr. French has been practicing medicine for more than 24 years. He has been on staff at Ochsner Health since 2013. He specializes in shoulder, elbow, and hand surgery. Dr. French re-certified for Board of Orthopedic Surgeons most recently in 2016.