Emergency Medicine & Emergency Rooms
In Case of Emergency
The wait times listed here reflect the approximate wait times for non-emergent conditions only. Please note, patients in the emergency department are treated in order of severity. Wait times may change upon the arrival of a more critically ill patient.
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Emergency Room or Doctor Visit?
From the daily trek to work and home to the weekend warrior home improvement projects, accidents can and often do happen. Sometimes it's hard to know if you should seek emergency care, urgent care or schedule an appointment with your provider. View the guide to emergency care.
What do you need to know if you decide to go the emergency room for a condition such as having heart attack symptoms? What do you need to do before you arrive? Let Ochsner help you through life's little obstacles, hopefully with minimal injury.