Gift Shop

Make someone’s day! Our Gift Shops carry a wide selection of gifts and products for any occasion. Learn more.

Optical Shop

Ochsner’s certified optical staff is here to help you find your new look! We are eyewear specialists for high powers, difficult fits, specialty lenses, pediatrics, low vision, sunglasses, specialty prescriptions, and corrective prism. Our knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing the highest quality of personalized service to each and every patient.

Online contact lens ordering

Pharmacy & Wellness

The Ochsner Medical Center Pharmacy & Wellness is open Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The pharmacy is conveniently located on the first floor of the Atrium Tower at the base of the escalators. Prescriptions are filled for discharged hospital and clinic patients and Ochsner employees. Over-the-counter products are available for purchase. Patient counseling is also provided as well as an on-site Specialty Pharmacy.

Click here to visit their website and to fill prescriptions online.

TV, Telephones and WiFi

Public telephones are available 24 hours a day on the 1st floor of the hospital and the Atrium Tower. Telephones in the clinic lobby are available for use during clinic hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday). Local calls are $.50.

Laundry Facilities

The laundry room in the Brent House Hotel is available to hotel guests. Personnel at the hotel reception desk will issue the key and give instructions. The charge is $1.25 per load to wash and $1.25 for the dryer. Detergent and bleach are available from a dispenser in the room. Change is available at the hotel reception desk.

Medical Library

Located on the first floor of Ochsner Medical Center, by the Art Walk, the Medical Library is open to patients and their guests.

  • For more information, call 504-842-3760. Our hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Medical librarians and staff can provide assistance with researching any medical topic or condition.
  • Health education materials and videos using simple, non-medical terms are available.
  • Recreational reading materials (fiction and non-fiction novels) may be checked-out to use while staying at Ochsner.
  • We also have public computers with Internet access and a copier with fax and scanner.

To search the Medical Library's online resources, click here.

Visually Impaired Services

The preferred entrance to the building is the River Road entrance which, like the Parking Garage entrance, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Ochsner provides an audio tape containing patient rights and responsibilities, advance directives and the Ochsner mission statement. All patient elevators and many public areas have Braille signage. Community services for the visually impaired include:
  • Lighthouse for the Blind at 504-899-4501
  • Radio for the Blind at WRBH 88.3 FM.

Stamp and Postal Supplies

Machine available 24 hours daily on the hospital 1st floor (near the hospital elevators)

Parking and Valet Services

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121

Offers free garage parking for Patients and Visitors on the 2nd Floor and above.

We recommend cars and small trucks to use our elevated Express Entrance Ramp on Tansey Blvd. for quick entrance to specific garage floors 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Handicap parking is located next to the elevators on floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Expectant Mother parking is located on the 6th Floor next to the elevators.

Valet Parking Service is available on the 1st Floor of the parking garage for a fee of $5.

Special parking areas have been designated for vehicles transporting patients to the Emergency Department, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Radiation Oncology and Pediatric Center.

Call Parking Services at 504-842-4365 or Security Operations at 504-842-3770 if you have questions about parking.

Golden Opportunity

Golden Opportunity (GO) is a membership program that promotes an active, healthy and independent lifestyle. Click here to learn more!

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