Ochsner Medical Center, located on the West Bank, is a 180-bed general medical and surgical facility that cares for severely or critically ill patients. It also offers select outpatient services.
Located on the mighty Mississippi River, the medical center is home to a multi-disciplinary team including more than 500 board-certified or board-eligible physicians, a highly trained nursing staff and other skilled allied-health professionals.
Our team is proud to provide technologically advanced services to the community. Using the MyOchsner patient portal, a robust electronic medical record system which can follow a patient anywhere in the Ochsner system, patients have access to their medical records at their convenience.
The West Bank campus is also home to Ochsner MD Anderson Cancer. Ochsner Health and MD Anderson Cancer Center are clinically integrated to advance care even further, right here in Louisiana. With a shared mission of ending cancer, we are providing cancer treatments that are the most advanced in the nation. It features a six-bed outpatient chemotherapy administration area that was built to meet the needs of patients requiring chemotherapy, blood transfusions, injections and other cancer-related drug therapy.
Also, advanced wound care services with a multi-disciplinary approach to healing is a unique service for the West Bank. Ochsner West Bank also offers Mako robotic-arm assisted surgery for the most precise and minimally invasive surgical procedures for hip and knee replacements.
Additionally, several established services such as the family unit, NICU and emergency department are continuing to grow, becoming leaders for the West Bank region.
Ochsner Medical Center's West Bank campus is a community resource for the West Bank and beyond, promoting health and wellness for all of our citizens.
As a nationally recognized top 100 hospital through U.S. News & World Report, Ochsner Medical Center is working to improve patient care, patient outcomes and safety in ways that can be documented and adopted as daily practice. As the metropolitan area continues to feel the impact from the shortage of hospital beds for critically ill patients, we are proud to be able to offer the advanced care so many seek.
Whether you come to Ochsner Medical Center on the West Bank to receive emergency care, deliver a baby, take an outpatient test or attend a seminar, rest assured that healthcare with peace of mind can be yours.