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Gift shop

Our gift shop carries a wide selection of gifts and products for any occasion. 

Optical shop

Ochsner’s certified optical staff is here to help you find your new look. We are eyewear specialists for difficult fits, specialty lenses, low vision, sunglasses, specialty prescriptions and corrective prism for adults and children. Our knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing the highest quality of personalized service.

Online contact lens ordering

Ochsner Pharmacy & Wellness

Ochsner Pharmacy & Wellness is open Monday through Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday from noon - 4 p.m.

The pharmacy is conveniently located on the Atrium Tower's first floor at the escalators' base. Prescriptions are filled for discharged hospital and clinic patients and Ochsner employees, and over-the-counter products are available for purchase. Patient counseling is also provided, as well as an on-site specialty pharmacy.

Fill prescriptions online.

Brent House Hotel

The Brent House Hotel, located within Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, offers lodging to the general public with an emphasis on serving the needs of Ochsner Health's patients and their families. 

Laundry facilities

The laundry room in the Brent House Hotel is available to hotel guests. Personnel at the hotel reception desk will issue the key and give instructions. Detergent and bleach are available from a dispenser in the room, and change is available at the hotel reception desk.

Ochsner Medical Library

Located on the first floor of Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans by the Art Walk, Ochsner Medical Library is open to patients and their guests.

  • For more information, call 504-842-3760. Our hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Medical librarians and staff can provide assistance with researching medical topics or conditions.
  • Health education materials and videos using simple, consumer-friendly terms are available.
  • Recreational reading materials (fiction and non-fiction novels) may be checked out to use while staying at Ochsner.
  • We also have public computers with internet access and a copier with fax and scanner.

Search the Ochsner Medical Library's online resources. 

Visually impaired services

The preferred entrance to the building is the River Road entrance, which is open 24 hours a day. Ochsner provides an audio tape containing patient rights and responsibilities, advance directives and the Ochsner mission statement. All patient elevators and many public areas have braille signage. Community services for the visually impaired include:
  • Lighthouse for the Blind at 504-899-4501
  • Radio for the Blind at WRBH 88.3 FM.

Stamp and postal supplies

Stamp machines are available 24 hours a day on the hospital first floor (near the hospital elevators).

Parking and valet services

Free garage parking is available for patients and visitors on the second floor and above.

We recommend cars and small trucks to use our elevated express entrance rampon Tansey Boulevard for quick entrance to specific garage floors 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Handicap parking is located next to the elevators on floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Expectant mother parking is located on the sixth floor next to the elevators.

Valet parking service is available on the first floor of the parking garage for a fee of $5.

Special parking areas have been designated for vehicles transporting patients to the emergency department and The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center.

Call parking services at 504-842-4365 or security operations at 504-842-3770 if you have questions about parking.

Golden Opportunity is a membership program for people 50 and older that promotes an active, healthy and independent lifestyle. 

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