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U.S. News and World Report

2017-2018 Rankings

Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery in the 2017–2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings of U.S. News and World Report. It is the only hospital in Louisiana and Mississippi to be recognized and offers one of the largest pediatric cardiology programs in the Gulf South.

Ochsner Hospital for Children cares for patients from around the world with everything from rare brain tumors and leukemia to heart conditions, and has the only pediatric heart and liver transplant program in the state.

Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus, and Ochsner Baptist* have again been ranked among the best hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals rankings. The annual Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. This is the 17th time since 1996 Ochsner has been recognized among the Best Hospitals in America.

U.S. News Best Hospitals

  • Only 61 hospitals in the country ranked nationally in four or more specialties of the 12 data-driven specialties included in the list. 
  • Ochsner is the only hospital ranked in the top 50 in four or more specialties within Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. 
  • For the 2017-18 rankings, Ochsner is one of only 152 hospitals, out of 5,000, ranked in at least one specialty. 
  • Ochsner Medical Center (in conjunction with Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist) was ranked:
    • ranked #1 in Louisiana
    • ranked #1 in the New Orleans metro area
    • recognized among the Best Hospitals in Southeastern Louisiana

We are very proud to be recognized among the Top Hospitals in the nation. This recognition validates our efforts to provide an unparalleled level of care to the people of the Gulf South and beyond, while establishing a benchmark for us to measure our continued success.

We pause to celebrate and thank all physicians who serve on our medical staff, every nurse, technician, and every colleague affiliated with the Ochsner Health System for your commitment to provide the best care to every patient who comes through our doors.

Ochsner Medical Center
Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus
Ochsner Baptist

Nationally Ranked #22 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Nationally Ranked #24 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Nationally Ranked  #27 in Ear, Nose and Throat

Nationally Ranked #28 in Nephrology    

*Ochsner’s quality metrics include data from both Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist – a Campus of Ochsner Medical Center.