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About Us

Ochsner Health System has been providing high-quality clinical and hospital patient care to Louisiana residents since 1942. Our healthcare family—today, comprising more than 18,000 employees and and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties—is driven by our commitment to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, and that passion is shared with every person who passes through our doors.

A strong foundation

As southeast Louisiana’s largest nonprofit, academic, multispecialty healthcare delivery system, Ochsner is driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Coordinated clinical and hospital patient care, all connected electronically to provide convenience for our patients, is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers.

Close collaboration between our clinicians and scientists helps to bring innovative medical discoveries from the laboratory to our patients’ bedsides. We’re deeply dedicated to our patients and are honored to have been the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories. Ochsner is also a national leader in medical research, and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies. We’re one of the largest non-university-based physician training centers in the U.S.

Get to know us

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Outcomes and Honors

We are very proud to be recognized among the Top Hospitals in the nation, as recognized by US News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics and CareChex®, a division of Comparion.

Learn More About Our Outcomes and Honors