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Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital Information

Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital


A campus of Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center, Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital serves as an extension of our main campus. 

As the only dedicated facility of its kind in the region, Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital boasts the most robust package of services and surgical talent in orthopedics. Plus, with the Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Center located within the hospital, patients have an immediate first point of contact for arranging consultations, managing visits and planning procedures.

Hospital Capacity

Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital licensed for 131 beds and an ER that is accessible from both Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. and Congress Street.


At Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital, we offer a wide variety of services and specialties to serve Acadiana residents and those living in the surrounding communities. These services include:

  • Orthopedic Services
  • Sports Medicine
  • Outpatient diagnostics (labs and imaging)
  • 24-hour Emergency Department
  • Inpatient physical therapy


Gold Seal of Approval: Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center is certified by The Joint Commission for Disease-Specific Care for Joint Replacement of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder giving it the Gold Seal of Approval among Acadiana hospitals. The national survey firm Press Ganey, Inc., places Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center in the top 1% in the nation for orthopedic patient satisfaction, making it clear that Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center is the optimal place for orthopedic care. There’s no stronger endorsement of care than the word of our patients.

Blue Distinction Center Designation: Selected by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, this facility has been named a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacements. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality.

Woman’s Choice Award Recipient: WomenCertified® also named Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center among America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics. Earning a Woman’s Choice Award is based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital such as quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women.


Chief Executive Officer
Al J. Patin

Chief Operating Officer
Jude Fontenot

Chief Nursing Officer
Renee Delahoussaye

Chief of Medical Staff
Bradley Chastant Jr., MD

Assistant Vice President, Cancer Service Line
Jarod Rybacki, FACHE

Administrator, Lafayette General Surgical Hospital
Kenny LeBaron, MBA, BSN, BSEET, RN

Vice President, Medical Affairs
Steven Rees, MD

Vice President, Regional & Chief Financial Officer
Kim Hebert, CPA, MBA

Chief Medical Information Officer
Fallon McManus, MD



2810 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70506

Phone Number:

(337) 981-2949

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Additional Resources

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To view our Community Health Needs Assessment, please click here.

Learn more about our Orthopedic Program