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Why choose Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner?

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner offers a full range of services and award-winning care to meet your family’s healthcare needs. Services offered include 24-hour, Level II emergency care, maternity and women’s services, an advanced technology outpatient diagnostic and therapy center, an infusion center, a renowned wound care and hyperbarics program and more. Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner is also home to one of the largest multidisciplinary neuroendocrine tumor programs in the United States, attracting patients from around the world. Since opening in 1985, the facility has grown in all areas of healthcare to meet patients needs with the best providers in their field. 

Awards and accolades

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner received an “A” for Spring 2024 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for consistently demonstrating commitment to putting patients first year after year.

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner is recognized by The Joint Commission for demonstrating the greatest level of commitment to the care of stroke patients through its Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital's commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Learn more about our commitment to quality stroke care.

Schedule an appointment

You can schedule an appointment by calling 504-468-8600. You can also make an appointment through MyOchsner or schedule a virtual visit.

Our Specialties

Diabetes Management Center

The Diabetes Management Center, accredited by the American Diabetes Association, works to inform our community about the disease, prevent diabetes and help people manage diabetes.

A diabetes nurse educator and a registered dietitian leads classes that serve as a self-management program covering topics such as keeping blood sugar at safe levels.

A physician referral is necessary for the center. To learn more, call 504-464-8646.

Outpatient Diagnostic Center

Our Outpatient Diagnostic Center is equipped with advanced technology. We offer Saturday screening appointments for mammograms, ultrasounds and non-contrast MRIs on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To learn more call 504-712-2800.

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Program (NET)

The Neuroendocrine Program at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner specializes in the diagnosis and management of all forms of neuroendocrine tumors. We have a dedicated infusion space to meet the growing demand of neuroendocrine tumor therapy. We are one of 100 sites in the country to offer peptide receptor radionuclide therapy and the only site in Louisiana.

Tour the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

Sleep Lab

At Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner, our sleep lab is designed to diagnose and treat common sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and many others. Our team works with patients who experience rare sleep disorders such as parasomnias (sleep walking, sleep talking), narcolepsy and circadian rhythm disorders.

If referred by your primary care physician, you may be scheduled to spend the night in our sleep center to complete a sleep study. Our team of specialists will observe, record and evaluate your sleep patterns with a series of monitoring devices. The study will help our sleep specialists diagnose the problem and create a treatment plan. We also offer home sleep studies. Contact our sleep lab at 504-464-8248.

Learn more about sleep disorders.

Family Birthing Services

Our Family Birthing Center includes:

  • Comfortable, private rooms
  • Latest equipment and birthing techniques
  • Level II - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Hugs & Kisses Infant Protection System ankle and wrist bracelets
  • Free prenatal classes

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Gift Shop

The gift shop at Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located on the first floor in suite 112A. The gift shop has several items available for purchase including Ochsner merchandise, snacks and baby gifts. You can contact our gift shop at 504-842-4438.

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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.

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Ochsner Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center partnered to create Ochsner MD Anderson Cancer Center in southeastern Louisiana. Cancer patients in the region now have access to cancer treatments that are among the most advanced in the nation.

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