Commissioner District 2

Commissioner Craig Greene

Commissioner Craig Greene


Contact Information

Baton Rouge
Office of the Commissioner
District 2 - Baton Rouge
10713 North Oak Hills Parkway, Suite B, 70810
Post Office Box 83209
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70884
225-765-5033 - Fax
Toll-free 800-256-6004

Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday-Friday

Bo Staples - Executive Assistant

Peggy Lantrip

Jane Rhodes

Sharon Dungan

Office of the Commissioner
District 2 - Lafayette
108 Exchange Place, Suite 280

Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

Gabrielle Walker - Technical Assistant

Biographical Data

Dr. Craig Greene is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic in Baton Rouge, LA, and currently serves as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Surgical Specialty Center in Baton Rouge. Previously, he served as Chief of Surgery at Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge as well as Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans.


As a gubernatorial appointee to the Louisiana Emergency Response Network (‘LERN’), Dr. Greene is charged with the responsibility of supporting and sustaining a statewide system of care coordination for patients suddenly stricken by serious traumatic injury or time sensitive illness. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association and is Board Certified in Sports Medicine.


In addition to his role with LERN where he serves as a key resource supporting large scale emergencies and natural disasters in the State of Louisiana, he is also a vital resource in supporting orthopaedic trauma and humanitarian care around the world. In 2011, he founded the Dr. Greene Foundation , which provides humanitarian aid in disaster relief globally. He has volunteered his services at Medical Centers of West Africa, organized a relief effort in Haiti, which involved sending 12 medical teams to provide healthcare to victims of the earthquake in 2010. Dr. Greene attempts to take a medical team on a medical mission each year which includes involving family members. He has helped on a medical mission in Columbia and Mexico. Last year, he took his 15 year old daughter to Honduras on a medical mission trip to serve families in the jungle. He is passionate about public service, societal and healthcare sustainability.


Dr. Greene completed his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University in 1996 where he was a member the football team as a strong safety from 1992-1994. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans in 2000. He completed his residency at Texas A&M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, TX in 2005 followed by a fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology and complex fracture care at Harborview Trauma Center, University of Washington in Seattle, WA in 2006. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.


Dr. Greene earned his MBA from Yale University where he graduated with honors. He also serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserves.


Dr. Greene grew up in Maringouin, LA and now lives in Baton Rouge, LA with his wife Kristen and their four children. They attend Healing Place Church.


Dr. Greene was elected in a special election in the fall of 2017 to fill the unexpired term in District 2. The term ends December 31, 2018.

Commission District Geographical Area

East Baton Rouge*, East Feliciana, Iberia*, Iberville*, Lafayette, Lafourche, Livingston*, Pointe Coupee, St. Martin, St. Mary, Terrebonne, West Baton Rouge*, West Feliciana

*Some parishes are divided according to precincts. Refer to  Act 23 of the 2011 First Extraordinary Session