Emergency Medicine

In Case of Emergency

The wait times listed here reflect the approximate wait times for non-emergent conditions only. Please note, patients in the emergency department are treated in order of severity. Wait times may change upon the arrival of a more critically ill patient.

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Ochsner Medical Center ER Location

Ochnser Medical Center - Baton Rouge
Emergency Room

17000 Medical Center Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Ochnser Medical Center - Northshore
Emergency Room

100 Medical Center Dr.
Slidell, LA 70461

Emergency Room or Doctor Visit?

From the daily trek to work and home to the weekend warrior home improvement projects, accidents can and often do happen. Sometimes it's hard to know if you should seek emergency care, urgent care or schedule an appointment with your provider.  What do you need to know if you decide to go the emergency room. for a condition such as having heart attack symptoms, and what do you need to do before you arrive. Let Ochsner help you through life's little obstacles, hopefully with minimal injury.