Ochsner Hospital for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
At Ochsner, we are relentless about delivering the highest level of orthopedic care in the Gulf South.
Ochsner Hospital for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Elmwood offers multiple services under one roof – including orthopedics, sports medicine, therapy & wellness, performance training, physical medicine & rehabilitation and primary care.
We are proud to offer opioid-free orthopedic surgeries at this location as well.
Innovating Healthcare for Louisiana
This facility is designed for orthopedic and sports medicine care and offers the following innovative services:
Same-day Total Joint Replacement Surgeries
When you need surgery, we understand that you want to get better fast. That’s why we are proud to offer same-day total joint replacement surgeries for eligible patients. When you choose the state-of-the-art facilities, experienced surgeons and minimally-invasive procedures at our Elmwood location, you give yourself the power to recover quickly.
A Team You Can Trust
You will receive care from Ochsner orthopedic surgeons and specialists. As one of the largest and most experienced outpatient rehabilitation centers in Louisiana, our team of care providers offer a level of experience you just can’t find anywhere else in the Gulf South. Our physicians hold an impressive number of specialty certifications and post-graduate degrees. There is no condition we haven’t treated – nothing we haven’t seen before.
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The Elmwood location's ambulatory surgery center includes surgical operating rooms, pre/post-operative rooms and private patient rooms. The Optimal Hospital program offers advanced, patient-centered care using innovative devices and materials such as patient tablets, wireless vitals monitoring, copper-Infused linens and surfaces, staff smart devices, quiet hours and red night lighting.
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MAKO Robotic Surgery
Our team of surgeons is among the most qualified in the region performing minimally-invasive robotically-assisted MAKO surgeries for hip and knee replacements. Using a surgeon-controlled robotic arm, Ochsner surgeons can place the artificial joint in the optimal position with greater accuracy. The right positioning ensures better function and joint longevity. These procedures enable patients to have faster healing and less pain.
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Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute
Our team of sports medicine specialists is equipped with an unparalleled depth of experience, the latest diagnostic imaging technology and cutting-edge rehabilitation equipment.
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Ochsner Therapy & Wellness
Ochsner Therapy & Wellness is just steps away from your care team. Our highly-skilled physical, occupational and speech therapy teams work with you to restore the loss of function associated with illness, injuries, developmental disorders or the process of aging.
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- The surgeries done at Ochsner Hospital for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine boast less pain and a shorter recovery time with our nationally recognized regional anesthesia team and the latest techniques
- Complimentary valet is offered during your stay
- In house chef with one complimentary guest meal per patient day
At Ochsner, your Primary Care team will monitor and track your health over time. We’ll help you lead a healthy lifestyle and watch for issues or changes that need to be addressed. If your doctor determines that more specialized care is needed, we’ll make sure you’ll get it.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Ochsner's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation team treats a wide range of problems from sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries using more conservative treatments. They may see a patient who lifts heavy objects at work and experiences back pain, an athlete with a sprained ankle or a person suffering from arthritis, tendonitis or work-related injuries.
With a focus on total athletic performance and producing top talent, Ochsner Performance Training provides a comprehensive program for our region. By teaching best practices and safety in sports performance, led by educated professionals and a diverse group of performance specialists, we are committed to the evolving needs of our community — fueled by our relentless pursuit of innovation and powered by science.
Manage Your Health Online
You can use MyOchsner, your online portal to get current test results, message your doctor, schedule appointments and easily access your medical history online. Use the MyOchsner website or download the MyOchsner app to your mobile device.
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