Quality healthcare right here in St. Bernard Parish

St. Bernard Parish Hospital is owned by the citizens of St. Bernard Parish. It is a brand new hospital designed for 21st century medicine. Its staff of 400 professionals delivers personal, high quality care with state-of-the-art technology.

St. Bernard Parish Hospital offers comprehensive outpatient care and accepts medical orders from all healthcare providers. Outpatient services, including imaging, x-ray, endoscopy, cardiopulmonary services and lab are convenient and easily accessible with little or no waiting time with an appointment. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center conveniently located on the first floor of the medical office building offers physical, speech and occupational therapies for adults and children. Our Rehab Center is the only one in the area that offers all three rehabilitation services under one roof.

Inpatient care is comfortable with forty all-private spacious rooms that accommodate visits by family and friends. Our surgical suites have everything that a physician needs in medical staffing and technology. In addition our hospital has a well-equipped intensive care unit (ICU) and a 24/7 Emergency Department with physicians certified in emergency care.

St. Bernard Parish Hospital has over 100 credentialed physicians and many physicians have offices conveniently located in the medical office building next to the hospital. The medical office building also includes the St. Bernard Community Health Center and administrative offices.

Our hospital has national certification by The Joint Commission, which ensures that we meet the highest standards in the healthcare industry.

We are also proud of our partnerships with Tulane and LSU Medical Schools, Delgado and Nunez Community Colleges, St. Martinus University, Unitech Training Academy, and Xavier University of LA- College of Pharmacy.

With our welcoming and friendly atmosphere, superior medical staff and advanced technology, our hospital is truly the heart and soul of healthcare in our community.

Patient Stories

Ray Lauga: Dome Devotee

St. Bernard Parish has been my home for 48 years. I love the sense of community, family and safety. I’m also a devoted New Orleans Saints season ticketholder. When I was referred to St. Bernard Parish Hospital to obtain a CT Scan for abdominal pain, I never imagined it would be appendicitis. The prospect of surgery was scary and, like any diehard Saints fan, I wanted to avoid missing an upcoming home game.

My surgeon, Dr. Delahoussaye, performed my appendectomy that same day. In addition to my excellent surgical team, I am extremely grateful to the professional and compassionate preoperative and post-operative staff members who made the entire process seamless and easy for me and my family. Pain free, I was back to work the next day and back in my seats at the Dome for gameday.

John Sutton: Thanks, St. Bernard Parish Hospital!

After a usual workday as a driver at a St. Bernard marine firm, John Sutton sat down for a dinner break. This time something was very different. “I had no feeling on the right side of my face; it was numb. I was startled. The captain sitting with me said, “John, I think you could be having a stroke, let’s go now.”

They drove immediately to the Emergency Room of St. Bernard Parish Hospital, just minutes from the company site. “I knew that ‘time is platinum’ with strokes,” John said later. Upon arriving, John was triaged and immediately whisked away by nurses and doctors who worked speedily checking his reflexes, testing for short term and long term memory, and then doing a CAT scan and other tests.

“I was very impressed with their speed, efficiency and professionalism. Dr. Hendry ordered all of the appropriate tests and the results were reviewed with me in a very timely way. Fortunately, I did not have a stroke, but had that been the case those important minutes would have made all the difference.”

“I want the people of St. Bernard Parish to know the quality of services there.”

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