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Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge is a 100-acre campus conveniently located at Interstate 12 and O'Neal Lane. Our fully-accredited facility provides patients the comforts of home with more than 200 beds - all in private rooms. In addition, patients have access to an outstanding staff including more than 300 physicians and the area's most dedicated nurses. To truly serve our patients, we are committed to offering the latest in medical technology.

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge Patient Guide
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Did you know that Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge:

  • Was the first to offer robotic surgery? Ochsner's Baton Rouge physicians offer minimally-invasive robotic gynecological surgeries to women in the area.
  • Was the first to offer the latest in high-definition endoscopy, providing the physician with a clearer image and thus, a better, more reliable diagnosis?
  • Now offers open heart surgery?
  • Was the first hospital in Louisiana to receive the prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly designated birth facility?

The Greater Baton Rouge Region can depend on Ochsner Medical Center for quality cardiopulmonary, laboratory, radiology and inpatient services. Our Emergency Department is also prepared to handle virtually any emergency fast and efficiently. In addition, we offer same day and inpatient surgery services. At Ochsner, you can have healthcare with peace of mind. We are here to serve the Baton Rouge community and want patients to be confident in their choice to come to Ochsner and comfortable and secure with the care they receive. To find a physician call the Physician Referral Line at 1-866-377-8664.

With health centers throughout the Greater Baton Rouge area and Livingston Parish, we have primary care physicians, pediatricians and specialists who offer same/next day appointments.

Extended hours urgent care is available at Ochsner Health Center - Summa (located at 9001 Summa Avenue, across from the Mall of Louisiana off of Bluebonnet Boulevard and I-10) Monday-Friday until 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Ochsner Health Center - Prairievile services Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

Same day appointments are also available. What time works for you? Call 225-761-5200 to make an appointment. With hundreds of doctors at 38 health centers, Ochsner makes it easy for you to start feeling better, faster. (*Monday-Friday, some Saturday appointments, primary care and some specialty appointments.)

With excellent patient satisfaction scores and commitment to our community, Ochsner Baton Rouge stands for healthcare with peace of mind.