Free Seminar: Ask the Doctor

Have you ever wondered why knees hurt before it rains? Or why your shoulder can cause you more trouble in the cold? Or why your ankle keeps making that weird clicking noise? All these questions and more can be answered at Lake Charles Memorial’s monthly seminar. To get answers to all these questions and more, please join Dr. Alan Hinton, MD, on Friday, September 27 at noon for his lecture where he answers all the questions you have about your joints and more.

A native of Lake Charles, Dr. Hinton has a degree in chemical engineering from McNeese State University. He went on to receive his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His post-graduate training includes a residency in orthopedic surgery from LSU in New Orleans and a fellowship in sports medicine from the University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Center.

Dr. Hinton has been in private practice in Lake Charles since 1995. He specializes in orthopedic procedures, including joint replacements all other surgeries with knees, shoulders, ankles, hands/elbows and fractures.

Dr. Hinton is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and has a subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Calcasieu Parish Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society and Louisiana Orthopedic Association.

Ask the Doctor, is a free seminar being held at 12 noon on Friday, September 27, in the Shearman Conference Center at Memorial Hospital on Oak Park Boulevard. Light lunch will be provided, and reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.

For more information or to make a reservation, please visit or call

(337) 494-2936. You can also watch the event live online by visiting

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