Hospitals in Acadiana are ever-evolving to meet the healthcare needs of the region. We’ve researched new technologies, specialties, and honors bestowed upon facilities for the 2018 edition of the annual Acadiana Profile Hospitals of Acadiana, so you can make informed decisions for treatment.
Acadia General1305 Crowley Rayne Hwy., Crowley
alh.org • (337) 783-3222
The nonprofit Acadia General Hospital serves Acadia Parish as part of the Lafayette General Health System with 140 beds. The nonprofit facility has a 24-hour Emergency Department in addition to acute medical and surgical care, including outpatient surgery, general surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, otolaryngology, podiatry, and radiology procedures. Offsite, Acadia General Hospital provides outpatient services at its Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
Allen Parish Hospital108 Sixth Ave., Kinder
allenparishhospital.com • (337) 738-2527
This acute and specialty care hospital in Kinder serves the tri-parish area of Allen, Beauregard and Jeff Davis parishes. APH offers respiratory care, physical and occupational therapy, a cardiology clinic, 24-hour emergency services, and more. This March, the hospital began offering telecardiology services for 24/7 cardiology consults through the Cardiovascular Institute of the South and Opelousas General Health. APH provides group and individual therapy and professional counseling in its psychiatric recovery unit for mental illness and addiction. APH also works with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which provides a free Family-to-Family Education Program that covers everything from medication side effects to current research on mental illness causes. Available home services include post-op care, physical therapy, speech therapy, nursing care, diabetic and blood pressure testing and monitoring.
Oakdale Community Hospital130 N. Hospital Drive, Oakdale
oakdalecommunityhospital.com • (318) 335-3700
This 60-bed hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency, imaging, laboratory, cardiology, nutritional, cancer management, physical therapy, respiratory care, family health, and women’s services. The hospital is accredited by The American College of Radiology, and its certified mammography unit uses low-energy rays to detect abnormalities. Oakdale Community Hospital also offers two family health clinics in Oakdale and Elizabeth, Louisiana.
St. Elizabeth Hospital1125 W. Hwy. 30, Gonzales
steh.com • (225) 647-5000
St. Elizabeth Hospital is one of four hospitals in the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, a five-hospital system that employs more than 13,000 healthcare professionals across the state. This year, St. Elizabeth earned the 2018 Hospitals of the Year Award for hospitals with 61-160 beds. This is the facility’s sixth time receiving the honor from the Louisiana State Nurses Association. It has partnered with the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center for radiation oncology and offers accredited cardiopulmonary services including respiratory therapy, cardiac testing, an MRI center and a telemetry unit. The hospital also operates a community clinic in Gonzales, providing services to patients ten and older who are uninsured or underinsured.
Assumption Community Hospital135 Hwy. 402, Napoleonville
ololrmc.com/location/assumption-community-hospital · (985) 369-3600
Assumption Community Hospital, a critical access hospital in with 15 beds, was inspired by the vision of St. Francis of Assisi. It operates as a nonprofit hospital and is a branch of the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Outpatient services include a smoking cessation program, breast cancer screenings and mammograms. As part of their community outreach, Assumption Community Hospital also provides health fairs and health screenings to Assumption Parish residents.
Christus St. Patrick Hospital524 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive, Lake Charles
christusstpatrick.org • (337) 436-2511
Named for the patron saint of Ireland upon the insistence of Dr. John Greene Martin, Christus St. Patrick Hospital was dedicated on St. Patrick’s Day in 1908 and joined the Christus Health system in 1999. The hospital offers many services, including neurology, women’s, pediatric, geriatric and behavioral health services. It also houses a rehabilitation center and offers lung cancer screenings. The facility is home to the Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles, which provides care to patients with complex medical issues that require extended acute care hospitalization, such as wound care, rehabilitation, and ventilator dependency. Christus announced a partnership with Imperial Calcasieu Surgical Center, broadening their services to include orthopedic, ear, nose, throat and podiatry care as well as hand and wrist surgeries.
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital1701 Oak Park Blvd.,Lake Charles
lcmh.com • (337) 494-3000
Lake Charles memorial is the only full-service community hospital in Lake Charles and has served Calcasieu Parish and the surrounding regions since 1952. With more than 300 physicians on staff, it covers more than 60 specialties spanning its four campuses: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women, Memorial Specialty Hospital and Moss Memorial Health Clinic. Specialty care services include inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a full-service trauma and emergency department and urgent care facility. A full range of diagnostics and pathology services available include CT scanning, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI, endoscopic, cardiovascular and cancer diagnostics, ENT, urology, psychiatry, rehabilitation, orthopedic and sports medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, neurology, internal and pain medicine, pediatrics and more.
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital701 Cypress St., Sulphur
wcch.com • (337) 527-7034
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital offers an array of healthcare services, including cancer care, cardiology, breast health, emergency medicine, radiology and imaging, pediatrics, and more. As of this year, the hospital’s new Pulmonology Clinic offers treatment options for asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia and other pulmonary-related conditions. WCCH also has a sleep center and both cardiac rehabilitation and cardiology services, along with servicing rural health clinics in Hackberry, Vinton and Johnson Bayou. Equestrian-based care services are also available through the Genesis Therapeutic Riding Center for patients with developmental disabilities or brain injuries. WCCH also participates in Shots for Tots to provide inexpensive or free immunization for children.
Mercy Regional Medical Center800 E. Main St., Ville Platte
mercyregionalmedicalcenter.com · (337) 363-5684
Mercy Regional Medical Center is a 95-bed acute care facility that serves Evangeline Parish and surrounding areas as their main healthcare provider. This hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and offers intensive care services, medical and surgical care, a comprehensive imaging and radiology department and a 24-hour emergency department. The surgical department has three operating rooms and two procedure rooms for minor procedures.
Savoy Medical Center801 Poinciana Ave., Mamou
savoymedical.com • (337) 468-5261
Located just outside the heart of Mamou, the 176-bed Savoy Medical Center is an acute care facility that is adjacent to the Savoy Cancer Center. It services patients within a 30-mile radius in south central Louisiana, specializing in behavioral health, oncology, and rehabilitation. Its behavioral health services include the New Horizons program, which specializes in the treatment of emotional and behavioral matters through psychiatry, nursing care, counseling and social work. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and accepts both Medicare and Medicaid.
Iberia Medical Center2315 E. Main St., New Iberia
iberiamedicalcenter.com • (337) 364-0441
Iberia Medical Center has been constantly growing and evolving since acquiring Dauterive Hospital in 2016. As of this year, the hospital has opened its Rehab Center and expanded its labor and delivery unit. The hospital also recently added a hepatology clinic, inpatient surgery, and a cancer center to its North Campus. IMC is a full-service, acute care hospital, providing surgical, obstetrical, gynecological, pediatric, and emergency services, critical care, cardiac care, gastroenterological care and outpatient diagnostics. The facility also operates an outpatient rehabilitation center, the Advanced Wound Center and the Jeanerette Rural Health Clinic, and partners with Acadiana Diagnostic Imaging. In 2014, it earned the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified for providing outstanding patient experiences.
Jefferson Davis Parish
Jennings American Legion Hospital1634 Elton Road, Jennings
jalh.com • (337) 616-7000
The Jennings American Legion Hospital is a 49-bed acute care nonprofit. It houses the only cardiac catheterization lab between Lake Charles and Lafayette, where Jennings American Legion Hospital can offer interventional procedures along with nuclear stress testing and echocardiograms for those who have recently undergone heart procedures. Its cardiopulmonary rehabilitation facility is equipped to serve patients with heart transplants, valve replacements, and COPD. The hospital also provides patients with an emergency room, cardiology unit, surgical care, maternity ward and radiology services as well as a web nursery for families to view newborns.
St. James Parish
St. James Parish Hospital1645 Lutcher Ave., Lutcher
sjph.org • (225) 869-5512
This nonprofit hospital serves St. James Parish and surrounding areas. The cardiopulmonary department serves every age group, and the radiology department provides ultrasounds, digital mammography, fluoroscopy, nuclear medicine and bone density testing. This year, the hospital added lithotripsy to its urology department, which aids in the passing of kidney stones with ultrasound shock waves. The facility has a 25-bed Acute Care Center Department, a 24-hour Emergency Department, rehabilitation services, and a sleep center that focuses mostly on sleep apnea. St. James Parish Hospital also provides general, orthopedic, endoscopic and ophthalmological surgeries, along with wound care for ulcers, infections and skin grafts. Chronic care management plans are available for those who suffer from more than one chronic illness.
St. John the Baptist Parish
Ochsner Health Center - River Parishes502 Rue de Sante, LaPlace
ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-health-center-river-parishes · (985) 652-3500
River Parishes Hospital provides comprehensive care services with updated imaging techniques. The cardiac center has a comprehensive program, including echocardiography, an exercise testing vascular laboratory and nuclear studies. Scoliosis spine studies, bone density scans, and portable X-ray services are now available. It also provides services out of an occupational medical center in LaPlace to treat work injuries and illnesses, as well as smoking cessation assistance. Surgical specialties include procedures for the head, neck, bladder, and breasts, in addition to neurology and gynecology.
Heart Hospital of Lafayette1105 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette
hearthospitallaf.net • (337) 470-1000
The Heart Hospital of Lafayette, an affiliate of Our Lady of Lourdes, is faith-based and entirely focused on and designed for the cardiovascular health of its patients. The hospital has many services, including a 24-hour Heart Emergency Center and a Chest Pain Center, where patients are taught to recognize and react to the early symptoms of heart attacks. Other services include a catheterization lab and cardiac rehab. The Heartsaver CT scanner scans the heart to uncover heart disease at its earliest stages, and the HEARTVantage free wellness program is the only free nationally accredited specialized care facility that focuses on heart health for patients. In 2017, the hospital earned the Women’s Choice Award ® as one of America’s best hospitals for heart care.
Lafayette General Medical Center1214 Coolidge St., Lafayette
lafayettegeneral.com • (337) 289-7991
As the flagship of the Lafayette General Health System, Lafayette General Medical Center is the largest full-service hospital and full-service acute care medical center in Acadiana. It was the first hospital in Acadiana to perform an open-heart surgery and a craniotomy. LGMC has received accolades for its neurosurgery, vascular surgery, carotid surgery, prostatectomy, orthopedic services and surgeries. The hospital also houses centers for breast imaging, cancer, metabolic and bariatric surgery, maternal care, chronic care, neurology, strokes and orthopedics. Baby Friendly USA, Inc., which is sponsored by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, named the hospital the first Baby Friendly Hospital in Acadiana this year. “Modern Healthcare” magazine named LGMC one of the best places to work in healthcare in 2018 as well.
Lafayette General Surgical Hospital1000 W. Pinhook Road, Suite 100, Lafayette
lafayettegeneral.com/our_facilities/main_facilities/lafayette_general_surgical_hospital.aspx · (337) 289-8095
Lafayette General Surgical Hospital is a short-stay hospital that is part of a joint venture between LGMC and the physicians that work there. It specializes in surgical and pain management services. Services include imaging, MRI, acid reflux treatment, BAHA hearing implants, radiology, EKG and lab services. Since its opening in 2004, the hospital has established a strong reputation and presence in Acadiana and has received full Joint Commission accreditation and won multiple awards. Lafayette General Surgical Hospital’s specialties include urology, orthopedics, ENT, ophthalmology, cosmetic surgery, gynecology and pain management. “Modern Healthcare” magazine named Lafayette General Surgical Hospital one of the best places to work in healthcare this year.
Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital1101 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette
lafayettesurgical.com • (337) 769-4100
Built in 2004, Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital is physician-owned and cares for 8,000 cases annually. Specialties include neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery in addition to ENT, general, urological, gynecological and plastic and reconstructive surgeries, along with pain management and radiological and magnetic resonance imaging. In 2016, the Louisiana Hospital Association honored LSSH with its Nursing Administrator of the Year Award and the American College of Radiology accredited Lafayette Surgical for its excellence in CT scanning.
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center4801 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette
lourdesrmc.com • (337) 470-2000
Our Lady of Lourdes employs more than 400 physicians, include 16 robotic certified surgeons. Services include a cancer center, one of five stroke centers of excellence in the state, a chronic kidney disease clinic, wound care center and after-hours clinics in Lafayette, Breaux Bridge and Carencro. Lourdes houses the region’s only burn center for comprehensive burn care for both minor injuries and chemical and electrical burns. The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady founded the hospital in 1949.
Park Place Surgical Hospital4811 Ambassador Caffrey Pkwy., Lafayette
parkplacesurgery.com • (337) 237-8119
The physician-owned Park Place Surgical Hospital, after joining with Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in 2003, has 36 doctors who perform colon, rectal, ENT/otolaryngology, general, OB/GYN, plastic, vascular and orthopedic surgeries along with occupational and speech therapies. This year, Park Place earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for surgical outcomes and patient experience. CMS also gave Park Place a 93 percent communication score for nurse-patient relations.
Lafayette General Southwest2810 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette
lafayettegeneral.com/our_facilities/main_facilities/lafayette_general_southwest.aspx · (337) 981 -2949
This facility, formerly known as the Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, serves as an extension of Lafayette General Medical Center’s main campus in the Oil Center. Lafayette General Southwest operates as a full-service acute care hospital that is licensed for 131 beds. The hospital offers emergency room services, maternity services, and imaging.
University Hospital2390 W. Congress St., Lafayette
lafayettegeneral.com • (337) 261-6000
University Hospital & Clinics is a full-service acute care hospital and serves as Acadiana’s primary graduate medical education center for the uninsured, underinsured and indigent patients. UHC offers charity care to patients who meet financial eligibility to receive treatment at no or low cost. Lafayette General Medical Center took over the 117-bed acute care facility in 2013. The hospital offers a free screening program to women through a grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and free breast screening mammograms for eligible patients. In addition to the full-service hospital, University Hospital offers a variety of specialized clinics.
Women’s & Children’s Hospital4600 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette
womens-childrens.com • (337) 521-9100
Located on the campus of Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Women’s & Children’s is one of Louisiana’s leading healthcare institutions exclusively dedicated to women and children. It began as strictly a birthing hospital and has expanded its services to become the second-largest birthing hospital in the state. Additional available services include emergency and intensive care, fertility and pediatric care, surgical and imaging services, sleep disorder care and rehabilitation. The hospital also offers free prenatal and postpartum yoga classes.
Lady of the Sea General Hospital200 W. 134th Place, Cut Off
losgh.org • (985) 632-6401
Lady of the Sea General Hospital caters to patients in South Lafourche Parish through the main campus and medical clinics in Larose, Golden Meadow and Cut Off. Through a partnership with the Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Lady of the Sea provides cardiology and cardiopulmonary services to the area. Other services include diabetes support, home health, an intensive care unit, a renal dialysis center, wound care, a medical-surgical unit, and an after-hours clinic for illnesses, injuries and infections.
Community outreach services include car seat safety checks, CPR instruction, and a health learning center. The hospital also runs two community pharmacies: one located inside its Cut Off Medical Clinic by the facility, and one located inside Frank’s Supermarket in Larose on Highway 3235.
Ochsner St. Anne Hospital4608 Hwy. 1, Raceland
ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-st-anne · (985) 537-6841
This fully-accredited hospital offers its myriad services to residents of Lafourche Parish and surrounding areas. Services include an emergency department, stroke care, ENT services, an intensive care unit, and surgical specialties such as orthopedics, urology, pain management, and general surgery. It also has maternity suites with 4D ultrasound, 3D mammography, low-dose CT scanning, and a blood donor center.
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center602 N. Acadia Road, Thibodaux
thibodaux.com • (985) 447-5500
Serving the residents of Thibodaux, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center specializes in cancer treatment, women’s health, sports medicine, heart and vascular care, wellness, and weight management. The hospital also has its own Spinal Center of Excellence, which utilizes a collaborative patient-centric approach to treat back and neck pain. Healthgrades awarded the hospital with its 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award and its Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Another 2017 accolade was the hospital’s reception of the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for sustaining the highest level of patient satisfaction.
St. Charles Parish
St. Charles Parish Hospital1057 Paul Maillard Road, Luling
ochsner.org/locations/st-charles-parish-hospital · (985) 785-6242
Located 20 minutes from New Orleans in Luling, St. Charles Parish Hospital is a nonprofit 59-bed acute care facility. This state-run hospital specializes in emergency medicine, primary care, family medicine, OB/GYN, podiatry, diagnostic imaging and dialysis options. The hospital also has an intensive care unit and offers pain management solutions through physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. St. Charles Parish Hospital also operates the Plantation View Medical Offices in Destrehan to provide specialties for primary care, internal medicine, women’s health, pediatrics, urology, and more.
St. Landry Parish
Opelousas General Health System539 E. Prudhomme St., Opelousas
opelousasgeneral.com • (337) 948-3011
Opelousas General Health System is a 209-bed full-service hospital that serves St. Landry Parish residents and those in the surrounding communities. Hospital specialties include anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, emergency medicine, radiology, sleep medicine, family medicine, and more. This year, Opelousas General opened its new comprehensive cancer center, Centre de la Vie, which offers a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.
St. Martin Parish
St. Martin Hospital210 Champagne Blvd., Breaux Bridge
lafayettegeneral.com/our_facilities/main_facilities/st_martin_hospital.aspx · (337) 332-2178
Run by Lafayette General Health, St. Martin Hospital is a nonprofit critical-access hospital that provides inpatient acute care, a rehabilitation unit and the only 24-hour emergency care to St. Martin Parish. Its inpatient, outpatient and emergency services rank in the top one percent nationally. SMH offers primary care through its Medicaid Clinic as an alternative to the ER. This year, the Louisiana Hospital Association Trust Funds awarded the hospital with the 2018 Funds for Safety Grants to further improve patient care.
St. Mary Parish
Franklin Foundation Hospital1097 Northwest Blvd., Franklin
franklinfoundation.org • (337) 828 -0760
Serving the western portion of St. Mary Parish, Franklin Foundation Hospital is a 22-bed critical access hospital that has 24-hour emergency services, cardiovascular rehabilitation, nutritional services, wound care, a four-bed intensive care unit, inpatient and outpatient surgery, radiology services, respiratory services, physical therapy, respiratory care, and more. The hospital also has a family care center in Baldwin.
Teche Regional Medical Center1125 Marguerite St., Morgan City
techeregional.com • (985) 384-2200
This facility on the east side of Acadiana serves Morgan City, Berwick, and Patterson. Teche Regional Medical Center provides emergency care, women’s services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, an intensive care unit, surgery, radiology, and cardiopulmonary services. The hospital has a heart catheterization laboratory, a sleep laboratory, and an intensive care unit. As of this year, the hospital now offers gastric balloons as a non-surgical solution to assist in weight loss.
Physicians Medical Center218 Corporate Drive, Houma
physicianshouma.com • (985) 853-1390
This 30-bed hospital offers a full range of surgical and ancillary services. Physicians Medical Center provides general surgical services, gynecological services, emergency medicine, family practice, orthopedic services, pain management, gastroenterology, dermatology, pediatric care, plastic surgery, urology, and bariatric surgery. The hospital was recently accredited as a Comprehensive Center of Excellence under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint program between the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The hospital receives many international patients due to many of its 100-plus physicians marketing their services worldwide. PMC also offers acupuncture.
Terrebonne General Medical Center8166 W. Main St., Houma
tgmc.com • (985) 873-4141
Terrebonne General Medical Center is a public, nonprofit health care system that opened in1954 and has since grown to house 321 beds. The hospital has a women’s center that focuses on breast health. TGMC also houses the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, and provides emergency care. It is home to one of the state’s few accredited stroke programs and was recently reissued its accreditation from the Joint Commission for its neonatal ICU. In 2017, the hospital was awarded first place for best emergency room/urgent care at the inaugural Bayou’s Best of the Best ceremony.
Abbeville General Hospital118 N. Hospital Dr., Abbeville
abbgen.net • (337) 893-5466
The 60-bed Abbeville General Hospital provides a wide array of options for medical care, emergency, respiratory, and surgical services. The facility also has a therapy center, a 24-hour laboratory and a behavioral medicine center. This year, the hospital has added certified lactation counselors. Offsite services include an imaging center and telemedicine.
Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital1310 W. 7th St., Kaplan
lafayettegeneral.com/our_facilities/main_facilities/abrom_kaplan_memorial_hospital.aspx · (337) 643-8300
As a general acute care facility, Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital serves its patients with general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, pediatric care, nuclear medicine, radiology, CT scanning, ultrasound, endoscopic and colonoscopy procedures, rehabilitation, inpatient psychiatric services, and more. The hospital was recently named one of the top 20 critical access hospitals in the country by iVantage Health Analytics. It has 35 beds, and its emergency department is open 24 hours a day.