Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital delivers a high level of orthopedic care in the Gulf South. A campus of Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center, Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital serves as an extension of our main campus.
As the region’s only hospital dedicated to orthopedics, we strive to provide each of our patients with a comprehensive understanding of his or her joint pain with treatment options. From preoperative services to post-surgery needs, our goal is to help patients achieve the highest quality of life with the least amount of risk.
Why Choose Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital?
We are a full-service, acute care hospital that delivers high quality orthopedic care to patients in our community offering a wide array of orthopedic services, including sports medicine, outpatient diagnostics, a 24-hour emergency department and inpatient physical therapy. Plus, with the OLG orthopedic center located within OLG Orthopedic Hospital, patients have an immediate first point of contact to arrange consultations, manage visits and plan procedures.
We offer the most robust array of orthopedic treatments and services in the Lafayette area. Our diverse team of specialists offers a full range of surgical, diagnostic and rehabilitation services to enhance your healing and keep you active. That means benefit from having all orthopedic services under one roof, including:
- Complete orthopedic diagnostics, lab work and imaging
- Pre-surgical preparation, advising and education
- Streamlined procedures using Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology
- Critical care via onsite emergency room
- Physical and occupational therapy, rehabilitation and post-operative follow-ups
Gold Seal of Approval: Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (OLGMC) is certified by The Joint Commission for Disease-Specific Care for joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder giving it the Gold Seal of Approval among Lafayette area hospitals. The national survey firm, Press Ganey, Inc., places OLGMC in the top 1% in the nation for orthopedic patient satisfaction. There’s no stronger endorsement of care than the word of our patients.
Blue Distinction Center Designation: Selected by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital has been named a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacements. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality.
Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital is designed for orthopedic and sports medicine care. You will receive care from our team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists. With the most experienced orthopedic team in the Lafayette area, our providers offer a level of experience you can’t find anywhere else in the region. Our physicians hold an impressive number of specialty certifications and post-graduate degrees. Our services and treatments include:
- Hip pain and hip replacement surgery
- Knee pain and knee replacement surgery
- Child and adult hip preservation
- MAKO Robotic-Arm: knee and hip replacement
- Sports medicine
- Orthopedic rehab
- Therapy and wellness
- Fracture care
- Advanced injection therapies
- Minimally invasive and muscle sparing surgical techniques
- Shoulder replacement
- Advanced bearing technology in hips and knees
- Alternatives to traditional joint replacement
MAKOplasty® is a patient-specific, robotic arm procedure for partial knee replacement, total knee replacement and total hip replacement. It is designed to relieve pain caused by joint degeneration. By targeting only the damaged part of the knee, your surgeon can repair the knee while sparing healthy bone and ligaments surrounding it. In hip replacement cases, the robotic arm helps provide unprecedented surgical accuracy. This technology is a proven success, with over 37,000 partial knee replacement surgery cases and 5,500 hip replacement surgery cases already performed nationwide with tremendous outcomes.
Hospital Visiting Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Hospital Night Visiting Hours: 9 p.m.-5 a.m.
Visitor Guidelines: One visitor per patient, 18 and older, is allowed to stay overnight. Children under age 12 may visit patient rooms with adult supervision. We ask that the adult supervisor ensure that the visiting children do not disturb other patients. No more than two visitors may occupy a patient’s room at one time.
Our team of orthopedic specialists at Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Center provides each patient with a full understanding of his or her joint pain treatment options. Whether you have knee pain, hip pain or even shoulder pain, our physicians can help. Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of orthopedic conditions in both adults and children. We are now located in the Medical Office Building on the campus of Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital, the region's only hospital dedicated to orthopedics.
Schedule an Appointment
The Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Center is located at:
4212 W. Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
To make an appointment, call 337-703-3201.
You can use your online portal, MyOchsner, to get current test results, schedule appointments and easily access your medical history online. Use the MyOchsner website or download the MyOchsner app to your mobile device.