The CORE Institute®, powered by Excellence Headquarters®, announced its expansion into the Louisiana market by partnering with the world-class team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists in Lafayette, Louisiana. The practice will be renamed The CORE Institute at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists.

“This partnership marks the continued opportunity for The CORE Institute to expand and implement our Excellence through Evidence® platform throughout the Southeastern United States. We believe that Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists and its talented team of physicians are the ideal partners as The CORE Institute continues to grow,” said Vice Chairman, Bryan Wall, MD.

“Partnering with The CORE Institute will directly benefit our patients and help us grow,” said Michael Prejean, Chief Executive Officer, of Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists. “The CORE Institute achieved their mission of bringing a new standard of excellence to surgical care in Arizona and Michigan, and we are excited to expand the same in Louisiana. That means, greater standardization using evidence-based best practices, better clinical quality, and more efficient performance will now contribute to existing quality care to which our patients are accustom.” Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists is well known in the Acadiana area for providing orthopedic care with best-in-class outcomes. They are currently the largest orthopedic subspecialty practice in Southwestern Louisiana.

The CORE Institute made their first expansion into Michigan with Porretta Center for Orthopedic Surgery in 2013. Since expanding, The CORE Institute – Michigan has expanded into Brighton and Grand Blanc. Since its inception in 2005, The CORE Institute has grown to over 150 care providers and more than 700 employees. Its growth has been built on a platform of evidence-based medicine and meticulous outcomes tracking managed by a proprietary IT platform.