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Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge offers a full range of healthcare services close to home. Conveniently located near I-12 and O’Neal Lane, this location offers private rooms with over 200 skilled providers, 24-hour emergency care, a Family Birthing Center and advanced specialty care.

Why choose Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge?

We offer quality healthcare for families throughout our region and offer several specialized services such as open-heart surgery, orthopedic procedures and water births. Our hospital also offers the area’s only certified nurse midwife program and was the first in Louisiana to receive the prestigious international recognition as a baby-friendly designated facility.

We are making healthcare easy. One huge advantage of having a primary care doctor at Ochsner is our electronic medical record. Wherever you go in the Ochsner network, your medical history goes with you and is accessible by specialists, urgent cares and ERs all across the Gulf South. We are also making it easier to connect you to your doctor at any time with MyOchsner. You can call or message your doctor, schedule appointments, submit refill requests for medication and schedule preventive health reminders to help you stay on track. MyOchsner also allows you to view your results and connect your family to your records and treatment team.

Schedule an appointment

To schedule an appointment, call 225-752-2470. You may also schedule an appointment through MyOchsner.

We offer same-day, next-day and weekend appointments. We also offer virtual visits. If you are a new patient, your first virtual appointment is at the discretion of the provider. Learn more about virtual visits, here.

Hours of operation

Our hospital is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Services offered

Awards and recognitions

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge has received the following recognitions and awards.

  • Largest area certified nurse midwife program
  • The first hospital in Louisiana to receive the prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly designated birth facility
  • Awarded Birth Ready+ designation by Louisiana Department of Health (2021)
  • Recognized by Healthgrades as a five-star recipient for
    • Heart attack treatment (2021)
    • Hip fracture treatment, two years in a row (2021-2022)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treatment (2022)
    • Gallbladder removal surgery (2022)
    • Respiratory failure treatment, five years in a row (2017-2021)
  • Earned an ‘A’ Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national distinction recognizing achievements that protect patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U. S.
  • Named to the 2018 IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals®. Formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics® 100 Top Hospitals, the study highlights the best-performing hospitals in the U.S.
  • Received the Patient Safety Excellence Award™ in the Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation
  • Named a GYN Epicenter for robotic-assisted surgery, due in part to vast experience and quality outcomes using the da Vinci® Surgical System
  • One of only 10 hospitals in the U. S. to receive both the 2017 Top Hospitals Everest Award® and the 100 Top Hospitals Award® by Truven Health Analytics
  • Ochsner Health was recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2017
  • Only hospital in Louisiana to receive the 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades. The distinction places OMCBR in the top 5 percent for clinical excellence among more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide
  • Becker's Hospital Review announced OMCBR as the only Louisiana hospital named to the 2016 "100 Great Community Hospitals" list
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Prenatal Classes and Childbirth Education

Ochsner Health offers prenatal classes/childbirth education to address questions about childbirth, breastfeeding, baby care and more.

Learn more about prenatal classes and childbirth education
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