From small surgical hospitals to large, comprehensive health systems, hospitals provide necessary services that help improve lives across all communities in New Orleans and beyond. From offering 24-hour emergency services in the heart of a neighborhood to housing world renowned surgeons sought for their specialties, hospitals provide dedicated space for caring for patients at their most vulnerable while also assisting with education and prevention for avoidable diseases and injuries. Thank you to the healthcare heroes across New Orleans who are providing lifesaving care during difficult times. For information on various hospitals and their latest news, check out the following—from advanced technologies to educational support and specialty care, the following information contains a variety of tidbits from esteemed local providers that want to keep the community happy and healthy.
Crescent City Surgical Centre
Crescent City Surgical Centre (CCSC) is America’s premier physician-owned surgical hospital. Owned and operated by a combination of 36 elite local practicing physicians and Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, CCSC offers eight operating rooms and two procedure rooms. Using cutting-edge DaVinci robotic laparoscopic technology, CCSC offers patients minimally invasive surgery resulting in less pain and faster recovery time.
Twenty VIP private rooms are available, and CCSC can make accommodations for those whose loved ones wish to stay overnight. Catered restaurant-style meals are served and designed to meet patients’ personal dietary needs. They offer expedited wait times on appointments in a relaxing and comfortable environment. CCSC features surgical specialists in the fields of Bariatric, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Colo-Rectal, General Surgery, Gynecological Procedures, Urology, Interventional Radiology, Pain Management, Plastic, Reconstructive and Advanced Cosmetic Surgery.
For more information about Crescent City Surgical Centre, please call 504-830-2500 or visit ccsurg.com.
Children’s Hospital New Orleans
As the health experts for kids in Louisiana, Children’s Hospital New Orleans is proud to support Louisiana’s schools, students, and their families in returning to school safely. Schools across the nation and here in Louisiana are adapting to new practices, procedures, and approaches to learning to keep students and teachers safe upon reopening. The experts at Children’s Hospital are available to serve as a resource and to help make the reopening process for schools this fall a safer, smoother experience for students, parents, and educators.
As part of its school reopening program, Children’s Hospital is partnering with the Louisiana Department of Education and schools across Louisiana to offer support to schools and educators across the state as they plan to reopen for the 2020-2021 school year. This includes a school support hotline, educational webinars, and access to resources for students and families.
Learn more at chnola.org/school-wellness.
New Orleans East Hospital
New Orleans East Hospital has provided extraordinary quality healthcare and educational empowerment to the community since opening its doors in 2014. The newly built facility is the only hospital in New Orleans East and features complete surgical care, intensive and stroke care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, sports medicine, and 24-hour emergency services, as well as a state-of-the-art diabetes center and multi-specialty clinic to meet the needs of a growing community.
The nationally certified Diabetes Center offers team-based, comprehensive care and support to those affected by diabetes. The hospital’s Primary Stroke Care Center is the only stroke center in New Orleans East. Within five years of operation, New Orleans East Hospital has received accreditations from the Joint Commission, American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association.
To learn more about New Orleans East Hospital’s services and offerings, visit noehospital.org or call 504-592-6600.
Touro is proud to be provide the highest accredited Senior Care Emergency Room in the state of Louisiana. As one of the first hospitals to achieve the Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from The American College of Emergency Physicians, Touro’s emergency department is designed to meet each senior patients’ individual needs.
Touro’s Senior Care Emergency Department features specialty trained geriatric clinicians and incorporates a collaborative care model with providers from all specialties. Touro’s Senior Emergency Care includes hospital beds with advanced mobility to make it easier to get in and out of bed, mattresses to prevent bed sores and skin irritation, slip resistant flooring, landscape lighting, sound resistant rooms, and larger clocks, whiteboards, and room signage to make it easier to read. These features combined with our staff of experts in aging, makes Touro’s Senior Care Emergency the best place to care for patients over 65.
To learn more about Touro’s Senior Emergency Care, visit touro.com/emergency.