Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner

A Department of Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Kenner brings advanced healthcare close to home.  We offer this area’s only full-service community hospital as well as three conveniently located health centers.  With quality outpatient care, specialized physicians and medical services unique to the region, Ochsner Kenner serves local families while attracting patients from around the world.

Location Map

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner 180 W Esplanade Ave Kenner, LA 70065 504-468-8600

Since opening in 1985, Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner has the advantages of a large urban medical center in a community setting.  The hospital offers 24-hour Level II emergency care, maternity and women’s services, an advanced-technology Outpatient Diagnostic and Therapy Center, an Infusion Center and a renowned Wound Care and Hyperbarics program. The hospital has partnerships with LSU and offers intensive care, heart and orthopedic programs and innovations such as the bronchial thermoplasty procedure for asthma. Ochsner Kenner also offers one of the largest multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Tumor Programs in the U.S. 

At our health centers, Ochsner provides skilled physicians – primary care to specialists, including nationally renowned medical leaders – to everyone in your family.  Same/next-day appointments are available, and we accept all major insurance plans.


Featured Specialties

Diabetes Management Center
Diabetes is more common than most people realize. In fact, 7 percent of the population suffers from diabetes and nearly one-third of these do not know they have the disease.

The Diabetes Management Center, accredited by the American Diabetes Association, works to inform our community about the disease, prevent diabetes and help persons manage diabetes so they can live as healthfully as possible and avoid complications.

While there is no cure, diabetes can be managed. Education is key to helping people with diabetes stay healthy from head to toe.

The staff, which includes a diabetes nurse educator and a registered dietitian, leads classes that serve as a comprehensive self-management program covering topics such as keeping blood sugar at safe levels.

A physician referral is necessary for the center. To learn more, call 504-464-8646.

Outpatient Diagnostic Center
Our Outpatient Diagnostic Center, located on first floor of the medical office building, is equipped with advanced technology providing a comprehensive range of services, including:

  • CT scans
  • MRI
  • Digital Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Bone Densitometry
  • EKG/Echo/Stress Tests
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Scheduled Pre-op Testing

Saturday Appointments Now Available
1st Saturday each month, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

We are pleased to offer Saturday screening appointments for digital mammograms, ultrasounds, and non-contrast MRIs on the first Saturday of every month, from 9 a.m. to noon.

A centralized call center makes scheduling appointments at the Outpatient Diagnostic Center easy. To learn more click here, or call 504-712-2800.

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Program:

Image Caption The Neuroendocrine Program at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner specializes in the diagnosis and management of all forms of neuroendocrine tumors, of which carcinoid are the most common. The program is an affiliation between Louisiana State University Health Science Center and Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner. Click here for more information