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Ochsner St. Martin Hospital serves St. Martin Parish and surrounding communities. Founded as Gary Memorial more than 50 years ago, the hospital honors a strong tradition of providing high-quality care, close to home.

The hospital offers a full range of services and award-winning care to meet your needs.

Why Choose Ochsner St. Martin?

Ochsner St. Martin Hospital is committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and innovative care to the people of Breaux Bridge. Known for its exceptional patient experience, the hospital ranks high in inpatient, emergency department and outpatient satisfaction.

Our patient satisfaction scores reflect our sincere dedication to quality care. Ochsner St. Martin Hospital features the only emergency department available in all of St. Martin Parish. As an alternative to the emergency department, Ochsner St. Martin offers primary care through a walk-in community health clinic.

Ochsner St. Martin was also named a 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. The Best Places to Work Healthcare Award was created to recognize companies who continuously strive to improve their work environment and increase employee engagement, satisfaction and retention through innovative changes in the workplace.


Hospital visiting hours: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Visitor guidelines: One visitor will be allowed to stay overnight. No more than two visitors may occupy a patient’s room at one time. Children under the age of 12 are permitted in the patient’s room, but they must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Emergency department: One visitor per patient is allowed.

Chapel hours: Friday, 11 a.m.

Our Services

24-hour emergency department:

Ochsner St. Martin Hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency room with a laboratory, CT scan, X-ray, ultrasound and respiratory therapy. Patients who do not have life-threatening health issues are sent to our Fast Track area, which helps them get treated more quickly.

Our hospital also has a shared emergency program with Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center in cases needing a higher level of care.

Ochsner St. Martin Community Health Clinic

The Ochsner St. Martin Community Health Clinic is a great option for medical needs that can’t wait for an appointment. While the emergency room treats patients based on the severity of their condition, the community health clinic sees patients on a first-come, first-served basis with limited wait time.

The community health clinic is conveniently located at 1555 Gary Drive, Suite C, in the physician's office building behind the hospital.

We take appointments and walk-ins

The community health clinic is open Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. - noon. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 337-909-2460. Appointments are also available through MyOchsner. You can also use MyOchsner to get test results, schedule appointments and easily access your medical history online.

Skilled nursing unit

The skilled nursing unit is an extended-stay program for patients who are in a transition phase of illness or recovery. The unit provides round-the-clock care that helps restore health and independence to patients who are ready for discharge but need a little extra care. The skilled nursing unit offers rehabilitation services to patients whose needs cannot be met at home.

Lab and Imaging Services 

At Ochsner St. Martin, our goal is to provide lab testing, blood draw and imaging services closer to home as a convenience to the patient, families and their physicians.

Laboratory/blood bank services

  • Cardiopulmonary services
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Echocardiograms
  • Holter monitoring
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Pulmonary function testing

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic and Heart Failure Disease Management Clinic are in Ochsner St. Martin Hospital Specialty Center.

  • Nutrition Services / Dietary Consultations
  • Therapy Services:
    • Physical therapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Occupational therapy

Radiology and imaging services

  • CT scans
  • Open-Air MRI
  • Digital X-ray
  • Digital mammography
  • Ultrasound (standard and cardiovascular)
  • Nuclear medicine

Outpatient services

We provide a variety of outpatient services and treatments. Our outpatient registration area is open Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.  and Saturday, 7 - 11 a.m.

Ochsner St. Martin Hospital Specialty Center

The Ochsner St. Martin Hospital Specialty Center offers a variety of outpatient therapy services. If you are recovering from a stroke, fall or sports injury, your rehabilitation health care team will work closely with you to develop a personalized care plan. Our team of physical, occupational and speech therapists can help you achieve your goals. 

The Ochsner St. Martin Hospital Specialty Center also offers an outpatient infusion clinic and coumadin clinic. The clinic is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, please call 337-442-6506.

Road to Good Health

Ochsner St. Martin Hospital is offering a free six-week education series focusing on healthy eating and weight loss.

Space is limited. This series is for adults 18 and older. Please bring a list of your medications to the first meeting. There will be an initial health assessment and weekly weigh-ins.

Schedule and Topics


  • Assessment: Weight and body mass index (BMI)
  • Discussion of body mass index
  • Program goal setting
  • Motivation discussion
  • Weekly weight options
  • Weekly dietary log
  • Healthy breakfast (on-the-go)


  • How to shop at the grocery store
  • Reading labels
  • Portion sizes
  • Easy brown bag lunches
  • Review dietary log
  • Provide healthy recipes


  • Safe weight loss
  • Upper body exercise with a physical therapist
  • Disease d (high blood pressure cardiovascular, obesity)
  • Review dietary log


  • Effects of weight loss on disease (DM, gout, sleep apnea)
  • Lower body exercise with physical
  • Tips on handling stress
  • Review dietary log


  • Popular diets
  • Quick and healthy dinner ideas
  • Building a healthy salad
  • Recipes
  • Review dietary log


  • Final weigh-in
  • Navigating healthy fast-food options
  • calorie snack list
  • 100 calorie cocktails
  • One-pot meal recipes
  • Healthy summer recipes
  • Form feedback survey

Wound Care Center

The wound care center is located at 1555 Gary Drive, Suite A, in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. We are open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information, please call 337-909-2474.

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