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Lafayette General Surgical Hospital

Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital—An Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center Campus is an 18,500 sq. ft hospital including 10 inpatient rooms and four operating rooms.

Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital is owned by Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center and offers a variety of specialized services including radiology, EKG and lab services. The hospital proudly ranks in the top decile in both employee and patient satisfaction surveys nationally. In 2018, Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital held the #18 spot in Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Best Places to Work.

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Chief Executive Officer
Al J. Patin

Chief Operating Officer
Jude Fontenot

LGSH Administrator
Kenneth M. LeBaron, RN, MBA

Growth Through Leadership

Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital and Oil Center Surgical Plaza are owned by Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center . Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital has been part of the Ochsner Lafayette General family for 14 years. Oil Center Surgical Plaza celebrates its fifth anniversary in fiscal year 2019 and saw 10% growth in total annual surgical volume in 2018. Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital and Oil Center Surgical Plaza perform nearly 8,000 surgeries annually. This volume enables Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center to focus on more critical patients and procedures.

Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital and Oil Center Surgical Plaza offered new surgical services and wrapped up the year with awards. Both Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital and Oil Center Surgical Plaza scored in the 99th percentile for Patient Satisfaction. This proves both entities are committed to continually improving their services in order to make sure every patient experience is a pleasant one.

Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital increased neuro-spine surgeries 1,920% in fiscal year 2016, and now these surgeries account for 9% of Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital's overall surgical volume. At the end of the fiscal year, Ochsner Lafayette General Surgical Hospital received Press Ganey’s prestigious Guardian of Excellence Award and Pinnacle of Excellence Award for Patient Experience in Ambulatory Surgery.

Oil Center Surgical Plaza provides a first-of-its-kind procedure in Acadiana with the CATALYS® Precision Laser System. The laser provides patients with a less invasive option for cataract surgery. In only four months, Oil Center Surgical Plaza's Ophthalmologists preformed over 100 CATALYS® laser cataract surgeries since first performing this operation in May. Not only did Oil Center Surgical Plaza see an increase in overall surgeries, they also added more surgeries in Urology, Neurology, Ophthalmology and general surgery.

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