Dr. Craig Greene wins Louisiana Public Service Commission election: 5 takeaways

Mackenzie Garrity -   Print  | Email

Craig Greene, MD, of Baton Rouge (La.) Orthopaedic Clinic was elected Louisiana Public Service Commissioner, according to The Advocate.

Here are five takeaways:


1. Dr. Greene won the election with 43,000 votes or 55 percent. He joins five other elected Public Service Commission members to set utility rates, regulate in-state trucking and oversee telecommunications.


2. Additionally, Dr. Greene serves on the Louisiana Emergency Response Network and created the Dr. Green Foundation to offer humanitarian aid to patients without access to quality medical care.


3. Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Greene is chief of surgery at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, La., and assistant clinical professor at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans (La.).


4. Dr. Greene is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American College of Sports Medicine and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


5. Dr. Greene underwent fellowship training at the University of Washington Harborview Trauma Center in Seattle.


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