Ochsner Hospital for Children

A Department of Ochsner Medical Center

Make sure your children always have the care they need by choosing Ochsner Hospital for Children, a hospital dedicated exclusively to children’s healthcare.

From rare brain tumors and leukemia to heart conditions and organ transplants, we offer a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana and more advanced capabilities than any other children’s hospital in New Orleans. Plus, our children’s-only ER is equipped to handle any pediatric emergency.

Hospital Details

Pediatric ER

  • Bookmark Ochsner.org/ER to view wait times
  • Dedicated waiting area just for the Children’s ER
  • Specially-trained pediatric emergency room doctors
  • Pediatric specialists and subspecialists you can’t find anywhere else in the region
  • Intensive care unit just for children
  • Warm and caring environment created especially for children and families

We Always Stay Up Late

  • Not sure if it’s an emergency or if you need a clinic appointment? Call Ochsner On Call at 800-231-5257 24-hours seven days a week and speak with a physician or nurse to determine the best care options for your child.
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