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Ochsner Lafayette General is Acadiana’s largest non-profit regional health system committed to always delivering excellence. The system has over 4,500 employees, serving the south-central region of Louisiana by aligning with facilities across Acadiana. 

With Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center as the flagship hospital, Ochsner Lafayette General also owns or manages Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital, Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital, Ochsner St. Martin Hospital, Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics, Ochsner Acadia General Hospital and Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital.

Ochsner Lafayette General also has clinical affiliations with several other hospitals and professional medical centers across South Louisiana. Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center and Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics, Acadiana’s only two teaching hospitals, provide graduate medical education across many disciplines. Ochsner Lafayette General also owns LGMD Physician Group, a non-profit corporation that operates and manages several physician clinics, including Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, as well as many specialists and surgeons. Ochsner Lafayette General helps patients participate in their own health care by offering My Health the online patient portal, allowing people to view lab results and medical information for each hospital in the Ochsner Lafayette General system.

In continuous efforts to reach more patients, Ochsner Lafayette General helps facilitate telemedicine services to schools, businesses and government offices to make health care more accessible for people while at school or at work. 

Our Mission

We Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate

Our Vision:

Inspiring Healthier Lives and Stronger Communities  

Our Values

  • Patients First
  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Inclusivity 
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork