Why choose St. Bernard Parish Hospital?
Partnered with St. Bernard Parish government, St. Bernard Parish Hospital offers comprehensive outpatient care and accepts medical orders from all healthcare providers. Outpatient services include X-ray, endoscopy, cardiopulmonary services and lab services. Scheduling is convenient and easily accessible with little or no waiting time. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, conveniently located on the first floor of the medical office building, offers physical, speech and occupational therapies for adults and children. Our rehab center is the only one in the area that offers all three rehabilitation services under one roof.
Inpatient care is comfortable with 40 all-private rooms that accommodate visits by family and friends. In addition, our hospital has a well-equipped intensive care unit (ICU), surgical suites and a 24/7 emergency department with physicians certified in emergency care.
Our hospital has national certification by The Joint Commission, which ensures that we meet the highest standards in the healthcare industry. We are also proud of our partnerships with LSU Medical Schools, Delgado and Nunez Community Colleges, Xavier University, University of Holy Cross, Baylor University, Bowling Green University and Chamberlain University.
- 2020 - 2021 LAMMICO Patient Safety Award Patient Safety Award & Grant for Cauti Prevention Best Practice
- 2021 - 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A
- July 2022 Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Four-Star Rating
- Ranked top 10% in the state for Medical Excellence in general and orthopedic care
- 2020 - 2021 LOPA Workplace for Life Platinum Level Recognition
- 2022 Top Workplace Award by New Orleans Top Workplaces
For more information, please call 504-826-9500.
Our administration team
- Chief Executive Officer Lani Fast
- Vice President of Medical Affairs Katherine Baumgarten, MD
- Controller Anthony Bonnecarrere
- Assistant Vice President of Hospital Operations Kim Ellender
- Assistant Vice President of Nursing Brian Swaim
Learn more about our updated visitor policy.
All Ochsner Health campuses are tobacco free. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on our campuses including the garages and parking areas. For information on our Smoking Cessation Clinics, please visit ochsner.org/stopsmoking.
Your record is always available to view, download and share in your MyOchsner patient portal account. To obtain copies of the medical record outside of MyOchsner, the patient's written authorization must be signed and dated and must include the name and address of the individual who is to receive the copies of the record, the information requested and the treatment dates. Obtain your release of information form.
Language & visually impaired services
Language services are available to patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 1-833-896-6586. Additionally, your care team may request in-person or virtual interpreter support during a visit for both limited English proficiency and deaf/hard of hearing patients.
All elevators and many other public areas have braille signage to assist those with visual impairments. We can also provide visitors with an audio recording of patient rights and responsibilities, advanced directives and the Ochsner mission statement.
Patient & Provider Advocacy
The Patient and Provider Advocacy department serves as a mediator for patients on issues like advance directives, HIPAA and requests (appointments, medication refills, etc.). Patient and Provider Advocacy also supports Ochsner’s compliance with patient rights & responsibilities, provides policy interpretation and advice on institutional practices. To reach our advocates at any location, please call 1-844-959-4327 or email PatientAdvocate@ochsner.org.
To reach security on this campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please call 504-826-9997.
Community services include:
- Lighthouse for the Blind at 504-899-4501
- Radio for the Blind at WRBH 88.3 FM
Hello Health Community Seminars: Hello Health is a healthcare seminar series for the community that brings a physician or healthcare expert to discuss a relevant health topic or current medical trend.
Food & dining
We offer on-site dining options, whether you need a quick snack, a cup of coffee or something a bit more filling.
St. Bernard Parish Hospital Cafe'
Located on the first floor of the hospital, our cafeteria is open:
- Breakfast: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-10 a.m.
- Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
The vending machines room is located on the first floor of the hospital lobby outside the café and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We offer several amenities for patients, families, staff and visitors.
St. Bernard Parish Hospital offers free Wi-Fi for patients, families and visitors. Please look for the "OHN Guest Wi-Fi" when on site.
Our chapel is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is located on the second floor of the hospital.
Gulf Coast Bank and Trust ATM is located on the first floor in the hospital lobby.