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Ochsner is immersed in the Gulf South's community that is famous for its culture, music, food, entertainment and history.

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There’s a lot to do and discover in the Gulf South region. Click on each region below to learn more. Visit the links in each section for a deeper look into local attractions, accommodations, dining, night life, shopping, recreation, tours and other things to do.

Our Regions

Acadiana/Lafayette Region

The Acadiana/Lafayette region is a family-friendly community that is steeped with Creole and Cajun culture, surrounded by exceptional food, traditional live entertainment and world-class festivals all year round. Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (OLGMC), located in the heart of Lafayette, evolved from Lafayette Sanitarium, a six-bed facility that opened in 1911 and has been a leader in healthcare throughout its existence.

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Baton Rouge Region

The Baton Rouge region is home to the State Capitol of Louisiana. Baton Rouge has a revitalized downtown area that includes live music, museums, art galleries and top-notch restaurants. We are the only multi-specialty group practice in Baton Rouge that is fully integrated with a hospital, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge. Our facilities are focused on making healthcare accessible by offering digital medicine programs, virtual visits and extended hours.

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Bayou Region

The Bayou region is a culturally rich community that is ranked as one of the strongest regional economies in the nation due to an abundance of natural resources, a highly productive workforce, a strong primary and secondary education system and an affordable cost of living. Hospitals in this region – Ochsner St. Anne, Ochsner St Mary and Chabert Medical Center – are nationally recognized in safety and quality and provide essential healthcare to patients in the region.

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Eastern Mississippi Region

The Eastern Mississippi region is home to multiple Ochsner Health clinics, urgent cares and hospital facilities. Ochsner Health Rush, located in Meridian, Mississippi, was founded more than 100 years ago and focuses on expanded access to specialty and sub-specialty services, innovation in healthcare delivery and access to clinical research. Meridian, Mississippi is a thriving town with world-class educational and entertainment facilities, a rich history in arts and entertainment, at a prime Southeastern location.

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Region

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is known for its art attractions, seafood and fishing, beaches and seasonal festivals and is also the center for the growing gaming industry for the state. The region is a family-oriented community with the amenities of larger cities, including Gulfport, the second-largest city in the state. Through a partnership with Singing River Gulfport, Ochsner is serving patients in the local community with a wide array of inpatient and outpatient services.

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New Orleans Region

The New Orleans region is home to multiple Ochsner Health clinics, urgent care centers and hospital, including our magnet-recognized flagship hospital: Ochsner Medical Center -New Orleans. Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, including the Baptist and West Bank campuses, has been named the Best Hospital in Louisiana for the 11th year and is recognized in 23 types of care by U.S. News & World Report. The New Orleans region is a historic region that boasts professional sports teams, world-class dining and world-renowned live entertainment and entertainment.

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North Louisiana Region

The North Louisiana region is a unique place set in the northwest corner of Louisiana that has turned into a destination hub for the entire Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas region. There’s a low cost of living, some of the best K-12 schools in the state and higher education options, diverse food and culture, a vibrant arts community and a plethora of outdoor activity options. Located in the North Louisiana region, Ochsner LSU Health improves access to care with upgraded facilities and equipment, expanded patient-centered technology and includes the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Louisiana and over 15 specialty and subspecialty clinics.

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Northshore Region

The Northshore region includes tight-knit suburbs that provide affordable family-friendly neighborhoods, great schools and an abundance of community activities. We have more than 20 Ochsner Health clinics, urgent care centers and hospitals, including Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore, and partnerships with Slidell Memorial Hospital and St. Tammany Parish Hospital. The Northshore is leading healthcare capabilities in primary, urgent and emergency care as well as pediatrics and advanced specialties.

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River Region

The River Region is bisected by the Mississippi River and its proximity to New Orleans and Baton Rouge allows the communities to take advantage of the commercial, cultural and recreational resources available throughout the entire region. Ochsner Health hospitals, urgent cares, outpatient facilities and partnerships, including a partnership with St. Charles Parish Hospital, in this region keep care local with advanced, integrated and top-tier healthcare.

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