Our Providers

Your Trusted Source

Guardian Care offers patients access to the Greater New Orleans area’s premier, board certified interventional pain management specialists with a focus on your needs. Our physicians provide a full spectrum of pain management techniques designed to safely return each patient to their best possible quality of life.

Eric Royster, MD

Anesthesiology / Interventional Pain Management Specialist

Eric Royster, MD
Dr. Royster is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist & Pain Medicine Specialist, as well as a Certified Acupuncturist. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina and his MD from the University of Arkansas.

Dr. Royster completed a Residency in Anesthesiology at Ochsner Clinic & Hospital and a Fellowship in Pain Medicine at the University of New Mexico. He has served as Medical Director of Ochsner Baptist Pain Center and Supervisor of the Chronic Pain Education Program.

Douglas N. Lurie, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Douglas N. Lurie MD

Dr. Lurie is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Birmingham Southern College and his Medical Degree from the University of South Alabama. Dr. Lurie completed his internship and residency and Ochsner Clinic Foundation, where he worked as Chief Resident. He has extensive experience in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


Treat Your Pain Today

Your family physician or physician specialist can refer you to see a Guardian Care Interventional Pain Specialist. Or feel free to call Guardian Care at (504)356-6767 .