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At the heart of Houma, Louisiana, stands Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center. This 156-bed licensed facility opened in 1978 and exemplifies excellence in patient care across various levels. Its physician group, South Louisiana Medical Associates, encompasses multiple specialties, ensuring that comprehensive clinic and hospital services are readily available to meet the diverse needs of patients.

Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center, also known as Southern Regional Medical Center, is proudly owned by the Hospital Service District No. 1 of the Parish of Terrebonne, a key part of the State of Louisiana, and expertly managed by Ochsner Health. This partnership demonstrates our strong leadership, unwavering commitment to innovation, and deep dedication to serving our community with excellence.

The innovative public/private partnership initiated in May 2013 between Ochsner Health and Terrebonne General Medical Center marks a significant milestone in the center's history. This collaboration has been instrumental in developing sustainable solutions to deliver essential safety-net services for the region, while also preserving the academic training that is the cornerstone of Chabert's mission. This strategic alliance not only highlights the center's commitment to community engagement but also its role as a catalyst for positive change in the healthcare landscape.

Awards and Accolades

Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center proudly holds accreditation from the Joint Commission, underscoring our unwavering commitment to meeting the highest standards of patient care and safety, a testament to our leadership and dedication in the healthcare sector.

Residency Program

Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center was established in 1978 as a graduate medical teaching facility to provide clinical training for physicians, nurses and allied health personnel. 

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