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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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

Gladys B.

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

Gladys B. | New Orleans, LA
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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

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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Vertrice - 'I am doing my life backwards'

As a teenager, Vertice started feeling sick. By age 22, she was diagnosed with heart failure.

Vertrice L. | Baton Rouge, LA
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