Dr. Noriega is originally from Morgan City, La. Following graduation from Berwick High School, he attended and graduated from Nicholls State University. Following graduation, Dr. Noriega served in the US Army at Ft. Riley, KS. After two years of active duty, he attended Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, Fl. Following his surgical training in Oklahoma City, OK, Dr. Noriega joined Acadiana Foot Centers.
During his Medical School years, Dr. Noriega was the American Podiatric Students' Association President. He was very active with the Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association for many years. He now serves as the Vice President of Region 3 for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Noriega works closely with the Limb Salvage Center in Lafayette. He specializes in Surgical reconstruction of the Diabetic foot and limb salvage procedures. His work has had a positive affect on thousands of patients suffering from Diabetic Ulcerations. Dr. Noriega also specializes in Juvenile flat foot reconstruction. Over the years Dr. Noriega has utilized techniques which have corrected many children in the south Louisiana area.
Dr. Noriega is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Noriega is an active staff member of Park Place Surgical Hospital, Lafayette General Southwest, AMG Specialty Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Lafayette General Medical Center and Post Acute Specialty Hospital of Layfayette.
Dr. Edugie Valentine Omoregbee is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana and is a graduate of Louisiana State University. It was during her junior year at LSU that she shadowed Dr. James Noriega, who is now her business partner and mentor. She immediately found a passion for treating foot pathologies and decided to further her education in this field. She obtained her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University in Philadelphia. Her three year surgical residency was at Kennedy Memorial Hospital and its affiliate Jefferson Hospital.
Dr. Omoregbee, often referred to by patients as "Dr. 0", has been serving the greater Lafayette and Eunice community since 2015. She has a focus on reconstructive foot surgery, diabetic limb salvage, and cosmetic enhancement. She is board qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Omoregbee lives in Lafayette with her family and beloved dog. When she is not practicing she is often exercising, shopping, or traveling.