Appointment Scheduling

No matter what time of day or night, connecting with your Ochsner Healthcare Team has never been easier!
We’re here to help you determine the type of care you need – whenever you need us.

Appointment Scheduling: 1-866-OCHSNER (1-866-624-7637)

For non-life threatening issues during normal clinic hours, call to schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Physician.

  • Ochsner Medical Center & Ochsner Baptist Medical Center clinics
    and Health Centers in the Metairie, New Orleans & Uptown areas:
    1-866-OCHSNER (624-7637)
  • West Bank: 504-371-9355
  • Kenner: 504-464-8588
  • Baton Rouge: 225-761-5200 
  • North Shore: 985-875-2828
  • Raceland & Lockport (Ochsner St. Anne): 985-537-CARE (2273)
  • Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center: 985-873-2200
  • St. Charles Parish Hospital: 985-785-4297

Extended Hours now available for urgent care and well-care visits! 
We have extended hours in many of our clinics and health centers to better serve you and to provide more appointment options for your busy schedule.  Some clinics and health centers now also offer weekend hours. If your usual doctor is unavailable for an urgent problem, please consider allowing us to book an appointment for you with another provider. You can also directly book an appointment online with your physician through your MyOchsner account.


My Ochsner

The MyOchsner online patient portal is available to you 24/7/365 as a means of communicating with your provider and care team. You can send a message, ask a question or give an update on your health status in addition to scheduling appointments online. Click here to login

You can also schedule appointment from your mobile device using the MyOchsner app. Click here to download.

Don’t have a MyOchsner account? Signing up is easy! Just go to and follow the online prompts to get started.

Ochsner On Call: 1-800-231-5257

Ochsner On Call

For non-life threatening issues, please call our free 24/7 nurse care line, Ochsner On Call, to speak with a Registered Nurse.

Our specially trained nurses will help you determine the best care options for you. Ochsner On Call provides nurse triage, appointment booking, health education, and advisory services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Our Ochsner On Call nurses are supported by an on-call physician.

Please call Ochsner On Call before going to an emergency room for non-life threatening problems.

Take Care Clinics:

Take Care Clinics at Walgreens

Ochsner and Take Care ClinicsSM at select Walgreens are working together to make you aware of healthcare options when your Ochsner doctor isn’t available. Take Care Clinics are open 7 days a week and are staffed by board-certified Family Nurse Practitioners who can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common illnesses for patients 18 months an older.  They can also write prescriptions, when clinically appropriate.  The clinics accept both walk-ins and appointments and most insurance plans are accepted.  Visit to make an appointment or view real-time clinic wait times or visit one of the locations below.

821 W. Esplanade Ave.
2990 Hwy. 190
4600 Westbank Expy.
New Orleans
4001 Canal St.
1260 Front St.

Emergency Care:

ER Care For life-threatening issues, please call 911 or go to the closest Emergency Room.

Go to for a listing of Ochsner emergency rooms and their real-time wait times.

Download the ER Wait Times iPhone app.

International Health:

If you are an international patient, click here to visit International Health to schedule your appointment. The International Health office specializes in accommodating the unique needs of patients visiting from outside of the United States.