Magnotti approaches profession as trauma surgeon his own way

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: January 14, 2020 4:05 AM CT
<strong>Dr. Lou Magnotti,&nbsp;in an operating room at Regional One, shows off a tattoo of his mother on Monday, Jan. 13. Adorned in necklaces, chains and even a bear claw, Magnotti may not look like your typical surgeon, but his appearance actually helps some patients feel more comfortable, he said.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Dr. Lou Magnotti, in an operating room at Regional One, shows off a tattoo of his mother on Monday, Jan. 13. Adorned in necklaces, chains and even a bear claw, Magnotti may not look like your typical surgeon, but his appearance actually helps some patients feel more comfortable, he said. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Dr. Lou Magnotti sees patients in the busy, often unpredictable Elvis Presley Trauma Center at Regional One Health with his “collection.”

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Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 32-year veteran of newspaper journalism covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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