Clinton resident Dr. Thomas N. Trahan has been named the new medical director of Lane Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center in Zachary.

Trahan, who has more than 26 years of experience in emergency medicine, replaces Dr. Howard Martin, who recently retired. Trahan previously was medical director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Lane Regional, according to a news release.

Originally from Maurice, Trahan graduated from what was then the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, earned his medical degree at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, and completed his residency training as chief resident in family medicine at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge, the release said.

During medical school, Trahan was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a senior, and is a member of AOA as well as a member of the American Academy of Family Practitioners and American College of Emergency Medicine.

He and his wife of 25 years, Susan, have three children, Alex, Claire and Madeline.

Trahan said that in his free time he enjoys playing golf, reading and following LSU sports.

To contact Trahan at the Lane Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center, 4917 W. Park Drive, call (225) 658-4110.