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. 

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Catherine smith

Catherine S., Nurse of the Year

She’s calm, respectful, and compassionate with patients and families. Plus, she’s an avid trainer and mentor.

Catherine Smith | Ochsner Medical Center

Eddie S., Employee of the Year

A ubiquitous volunteer at Ochsner events, Mr. Eddie’s smile and charm helps carry Ochsner values to patients and the public.

Eddie Shelmire | Ochsner Medical Complex - The Grove
Eddie Shelmire
Michelle Lindsey

Michelle L., Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

With her internal medicine background, Michelle efficiently documents assessments while creating a stellar patient experience.

Michelle Lindsey, NP | Ochsner St. Anne Family Doctor Clinic

Lori J. - Before We Unravel

Lori J., mom of five, shares her experiences after the birth of her fifth child.

Lori J. | New Orleans, LA
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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
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