Ochsner Health is Louisiana s largest non-profit, regional health system committed to always delivering excellence. Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center is the hub of Women s Services in the Acadiana region of Louisiana. We are currently investing more than $35,000,000 in the renovation and expansion of the Obstetric inpatient area to include a 19-bed Labor and Delivery unit that will support 5,000 deliveries per year and a 47-bed NICU.
With Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) as the flagship hospital, LGH also owns or manages Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital, Oil Center Surgical Plaza, St. Martin Hospital, University Hospital & Clinics (UHC), Acadia General Hospital and Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital. LGH also has clinical affiliations with several other hospitals and professional medical centers across South Louisiana. LGMC and UHC, Acadiana's only two teaching hospitals, provide graduate medical education across many disciplines including Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Medicine residents.
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) staffs a total of 475 beds, including 366 at its main campus, 85 at its Southwest campus and 24 at the Behavioral Health Unit. It is the largest full-service acute-care medical center in Acadiana. LGMC operates the busiest emergency room and only Level 2 Trauma designation in Acadiana and handles the highest level of trauma in the region.
In an effort to meet the needs of the community, LGMC boasts a Center of Excellence in Breast Imaging, has an Accredited Cancer Center, an accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program and is an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, and is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center in Maternity Care and in Bariatrics.