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Dr. Shaawn Ali, D.O., CAQSM, a native of New Orleans graduated from William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014 in Hattiesburg, MS. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Westchester General Hospital in Miami, FL, in 2017 while serving as Chief Resident. During his training, Dr. Ali became the first ever resident to win Employee of the Month at his residency institution for leading healthcare screening initiatives to the underserved Miami community. Dr. Ali decided to pursue a fellowship in Sports Medicine in Lafayette, LA, at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in Family Medicine & Sports Medicine.
After completing fellowship, he continued his passion of sports and education to teach fellows, residents, and medical students. In his role, Dr. Ali served as the Assistant Clinical Professor within the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program. He held the positions of Director of Scholarly Activity, Chair of Wellness, and Site Director of Lafayette General Orthopedics. Dr. Ali has taken care of athletes from The Ragin’ Cajuns at the University of Louisiana- Lafayette, Team USA Boxing, several high schools, and many well known celebrities. Dr. Ali is trained in treating acute/chronic musculoskeletal injuries, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), concussions, and utilizing ultrasound. He has served as an editor for Sports Medicine boards review course books.
Dr. Ali loves to travel and is fluent in six different languages. Dr. Ali is passionate about community outreach and is involved in rendering humanitarian aid to the global refugee population. He finds importance and meaning in mentoring the youth, discussing physician burnout, and promoting economic intelligence. In his free time, you can find him with his lovely wife, Zaina, cheering for the New Orleans Saints & Pelicans. Dr. Ali is a girl dad