The NOPA Team


Dr. Edward Lang, Our Chief Podiatric Surgeon

Dr. Edward Lang, a native New Orleanian, attended Brother Martin High School and the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine), where he received his doctorate in podiatric medicine. During his training, Dr. Lang studied surgical techniques under the direction of Gerard V. Yu, a pioneer in the art of podiatric surgery. He continued his education in an intensive preceptorship with a concentration in rear and forefoot surgery and a surgical externship with Dr. Joseph Addante, a world-renowned leader in the field of podiatric medicine. 

Dr. Lang is a board-certified in podiatric medicine and surgery ( American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery ). He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association. and a Fellow with the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Lang is the former host of WBYU's popular talk radio show Footnotes and he is the first and only podiatrist to have been awarded the City Business, "Heath Care Hero Award" for podiatric medicine (2014).


 Ahava Lang - Managing Partner

 Ahava is a founding partner of the New Orleans Podiatry Associates practice. If you have questions or concerns about your NOPA experience, she is available to receive you on site, by phone or by email.

"As a team, we are devoted to excellence in customer service. If you give us the opportunity, we will try our best to achieve an optimal result or resolution in any situation."  Patient satisfaction is not a catch phrase, it's our mission statement."

Jeanne - Billing Specialist

With over fifteen years of medical insurance experience, Jeanne brings a wealth of knowledge to the NOPA team. When it comes to your insurance billing,Jeanne functions not only as coding specialist, but as an intermediary between you and your insurance provider to ensure your claims are processed accurately and efficiently. She is always readily available to answer any of your insurance, claims or billing questions. Jeanne is the busy mother to two precious little ones, and can be found boating or basking in the NOLA sun on any given weekend.


Jo-el Insurance Specialist

A true fan of the Pelicans and Saints, Jo-el is our New Orleans gal, born and raised. A graduate from Louise S. McGehee School Class of 2011, Jo-el started as an office assistant during the summers of her high school career, and is now your go to insurance verification specialist. Call our office and be greeted by her cheerful voice as she provides you the means to schedule an appointment, answer all of your questions, and direct you to another member of our staff as needed.


We Are All Here to Help You!

Contact Us

Send Us an Email

Our Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


6:45 am-5:30 pm


6:45 am-5:30 pm


6:45 am-5:00 pm


6:45 am-5:00 pm


6:45 am-12:00 pm