Dr. Georgia Lea, MD

Dr. Georgia Lea, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Georgia Lea, MD is a neurology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Emory University in 2004 and specializes in neurology.

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Lea performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lea "Dr. Georgia Lea specializes in Parkinson's Disease, movement disorders and deep brain stimulation surgical therapy. She conducts Parkinson's Disease clinical research and speaks frequently about essential tremor, dementia, Ataxia and Parkinson's Disease to support groups, students, nurses, physical therapists and physicians. Dr. Lea is a lecturer for LSU, Tulane and the University of Queensland medical schools. Dr. Lea joined Ochsner in 2008 after family drew her to New Orleans from North Carolina."


  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Morehouse School Of Medicine Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of North Carolina Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Alton Ochsner Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lea is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lea to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

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based on 185 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Lea's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Pearl River, LA
It took months to get an appointment. At my last appointment, 3rd visit, I had a list of questions/concerns. She told me we would not be able to get through all of my questions in 20 minutes. When she felt the appointment was over she got up and walked out. She did not say good-bye, summarize the...more
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