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Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge is a 100-acre campus conveniently located at Interstate 12 and O'Neal Lane. Our fully-accredited facility provides patients the comforts of home with more than 150 beds - all in private rooms. In addition, patients have access to an outstanding staff including more than 200 providers and the area's most dedicated nurses. To truly serve our patients, we are committed to offering the latest in medical technology.

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Did you know that Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge:

  • Was the first to offer robotic surgery? Ochsner's Baton Rouge physicians offer minimally-invasive robotic gynecological surgeries to women in the area.
  • Was the first to offer the latest in high-definition endoscopy, providing the physician with a clearer image and thus, a better, more reliable diagnosis?
  • Offers open heart surgery?
  • Was the first hospital in Louisiana to receive the prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly designated birth facility?

The Greater Baton Rouge Region can depend on Ochsner Medical Center for quality cardiopulmonary, laboratory, radiology and inpatient services. Our Emergency Department is also prepared to handle virtually any emergency fast and efficiently. In addition, we offer same day and inpatient surgery services. At Ochsner, you can have healthcare with peace of mind. We are here to serve the Baton Rouge community and want patients to be confident in their choice to come to Ochsner and comfortable and secure with the care they receive. To find a physician call the Physician Referral Line at 1-225-761-5200.

With health centers throughout the Greater Baton Rouge area, we have primary care physicians, pediatricians and specialists who offer same/next day appointments.

Extended hours urgent care is available at Ochsner Health Center - Summa, Ochsner Health Center - Denham Springs South, and Ochsner Health Center - Prairieville. Urgent Care is open Monday-Friday, until 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. In addition, Urgent Care at Summa opens one hour early on Saturdays, starting at 8 a.m. No appointment is necessary.

Same day appointments are also available. What time works for you? What time works for you? Call 225-761-5200 to make an appointment. With hundreds of providers at 13 health centers, Ochsner Baton Rouge makes it easy for you to start feeling better, faster.

With excellent patient satisfaction scores and commitment to our community, Ochsner Baton Rouge stands for healthcare with peace of mind.

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