Ochsner Medical Center
Ochsner Medical Center is located near Uptown New Orleans and includes acute and sub-acute facilities and centers of excellence: Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.
As a 473-bed acute care hospital, Ochsner Medical Center offers the opportunity to learn and provide patient care at a Magnet facility with three Centers of Excellence, all the while gaining exposure to complex medical cases. This campus is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery and is nationally known for many skilled physicians.
Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty healthcare system. Our commitment to patient care, education and research, and our unique coordinated neighborhood-based system provides healthcare with peace of mind by putting the needs of all patients first. Ochsner continuously meets the ever-changing needs of our patients and community through electronically-linked hospitals and health centers. Our patient’s electronic medical records are available from any Ochsner location, allowing for the most consistent patient care, both for routine health needs and more complex medical conditions.
Ochsner Medical Center has performed the first in utero surgery in the Gulf South region. During a groundbreaking surgery, Ochsner Medical Center’s fetal surgery team of 18 physicians and nurses operated on the 23-week-old fetus while still in his mother’s uterus, a procedure that fewer than 10 hospitals in the United States are able to perform. This surgery corrected a spina bifida birth defect. Learn more about this fetal surgery procedure.
Ochsner is the first in the Gulf South region to offer the world’s first and only FDA-approved artificial heart - The SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, which serves a as a bridge to transplant for patients with heart failure. Learn more about this procedure.
Beautiful Beginnings start at Ochsner. The opening of the Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist has created a premier destination for women and infants that enables Ochsner to provide a unique experience and the highest quality care for women and their families in a top notch, brand new facility.
All women’s services departments at Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway, including OB/GYN clinics, Labor and Delivery, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Robotic Surgery, have moved to the new Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist. The Ochsner’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has also moved to Ochsner Baptist. The Gynecology-Oncology services will remain at Ochsner Medical Center. Learn about the Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist.