Lori Summers MD, a board certified neurosurgeon, opened her practices in both Hammond and Covington in 2006. She earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri’s Kansas City School of Medicine and completed a surgical internship at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago. She then completed a neurological surgery residency and clinical research fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans. She continued her training with a complex spine fellowship at the University of Florida School of Medicine in Gainesville.
Dr. Summers is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society – the only national medical society in the world. She is a recipient of the American College of Physicians Award of Excellence in Physical Diagnosis, and the Phi Beta Kappa Award of Excellence.
She belongs to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Louisiana State Medical Society and St. Tammany Parish Medical Society. Dr. Summers has published numerous articles in the neurosurgical scientific literature during the past 15 years.
In addition, Dr. Summers is a Commander in the United States Navy Reserve and earned the Army Achievement award during her deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.