Our Stories

Every day, Ochsner takes care of hundreds of patients and each story is unique. Whether you are a patient, family member, caregiver, physician or donor, we invite you to share your story. We'd like to not only hear about your experience but also to share it across Ochsner Health System to recognize the care teams who touch lives in many different ways. Share your story.

Brylan T

Brylan T. - Cleft Strong

Pregnant with their first child, Chelsey and Dillon of Cut Off, LA were shocked to see an abnormality on their baby’s ultrasound.

Follow their family’s journey as Terrebonne General Medical Center and Ochsner work together to bring baby Brylan’s care close to home.

Brylan T. | Cut Off, LA

Mason H. - A Bright Smile

Finding out your first child would be born with a birth defect was a completely overwhelming experience. We were blessed to hear of Dr. Michael Friel at Ochsner and his passion for cleft repair.

Mason H. | McComb, MS
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Gladys B.

Gladys' young spirit is a light to others and an innovative heart surgery saved her life.

Gladys B. | New Orleans, LA

Ella V. - Love, Edgar

After losing her son to an incurable brain disease, Ella finds hope in the lives her son saved.

Ella V. | New Orleans, LA
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Patrick D. - My Bright Future

"Most of my life, I've struggled with my health. With age, my weight increased to a point where it became unmanageable."

Patrick D. | Baton Rouge, LA
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