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World-class care at home in New Orleans

Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans is a comprehensive, convenient healthcare hub for the Gulf South region. We are dedicated to evidence-based medicine, innovative research and patient-centered care to ensure that each person receives the best personalized health services.

We are proud of our multidisciplinary approach to healthcare. Our teams at Ochsner work together across various specialty areas to improve communications and outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. Our collaborative approach allows us to handle complex or rare conditions.

We strive to make scheduling appointments as easy as possible. We can schedule multiple appointments in one day, saving you time and effort. This collaboration among Ochsner physicians improves your ongoing medical care.

We provide world-class, innovative programs that attract patients from across the nation. Ochsner is committed to delivering healthcare services that are exceptional and tailored to your needs.


Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans on Jefferson Highway is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you’re visiting a friend or family member receiving inpatient care, check with the unit they’re in regarding visiting hours.

Why choose Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans?

The care teams and programs at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans are consistently recognized as leaders in healthcare within Louisiana and beyond:

  • We have earned the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet designation four times, putting us in the top 1% of hospitals across the United States. The designation recognizes excellence in nursing and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing outstanding care.
  • Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans is home to a world-class cardiac program that offers the full scope of cardiac care, from diagnosis to transplant, for children and adults.
  • Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, which includes its Baptist and West Bank campuses, has been named the Best Hospital in Louisiana for 12 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with an Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans provider, call 1-866-OCHSNER (624-7637). You can also schedule an appointment through MyOchsner.

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Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Optimal Hospital in the West Tower at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans. Optimal Hospital incorporates many elements to enhance your safety as a patient. In this virtual tour, you can see all the possible innovations, but please note that your unit may only include some of these technologies, depending on your facility and the type of care you are receiving.

If you need assistance navigating the Jefferson Highway campus, you can find a map and step-by-step walking instructions in MyOchsner app. Check out this feature in the MyOchsner app, available under Campus Maps & Visitor Info>Ochsner Medical Center Location Details>On-Site Walking Directions.  

Services Offered at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans

Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans offers expert comprehensive care for the whole family. From our centers of excellence to our award-winning Ochsner Children’s Hospital to our emergency medical services and beyond, we provide outstanding care options to meet your family’s needs.

Centers of Excellence

The centers of excellence at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans are highly specialized programs featuring leaders in the field. Each center of excellence offers the highest-quality comprehensive, multidisciplinary care. Many providers in our centers of excellence are nationally and internationally recognized experts involved in cutting-edge research, teaching and writing.

We are home to eight centers of excellence:

Additional Specialty Care

In addition to our Centers of Excellence and destination services program, Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans provides outstanding care and services to residents of New Orleans and surrounding communities in several specialty areas, including:

Support Services

Additionally, Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans features several support services and amenities for patients and their families, such as:

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U.S. News & World Report

Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans (OMC), including Baptist and West Bank campuses, is named the Best Hospital in Louisiana for 12 years.

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The Gold Standard of Nursing Excellence

Ochsner Medical Center is among less than 1 percent of hospitals in the nation to be a four time recipient of Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services from the American Nursing Credentialing Center.

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