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Dialysis Options

Patient Promise

At Ochsner’s Acute Dialysis Department, their primary goal is to provide the best experience possible to patients needing vascular access procedures or hemodialysis therapy. This includes comfort, timeliness, safety and effectiveness.


Patients can expect prompt service in dialysis and a safe and effective treatment. They can also look forward to:

  • Comfortable treatment and privacy during transport and treatment
  • An explanation of all procedures and any medicines you get
  • A healthcare team that cares about you as a person and listens and responds to your concerns

Department Goals

  • Meet or exceed all regulatory compliance guidelines
  • Promote patient and visitor satisfaction and exceed expectations whenever possible
  • Increase patient and visitor educational opportunities
  • Achieve all clinical targets established by the quality assurance committee
  • Promote excellence in nursing through education, certification and clinical ladder
  • Maintain a work environment conducive to high employee morale and, thus, better patient care
  • Utilize state-of-the-art technology and provide the most current evidence-based care to patients

Outcomes/Report Cards

The key quality initiatives for the Acute Dialysis Department are:

  • Anticoagulation management: Reducing risk of clotting during dialysis and avoid post-dialysis bleeding
  • Blood pressure management: Reducing blood pressure drops during dialysis
  • Ultrafiltration management: Optimizing safe fluid removal to achieve treatment goal
  • Patient education: Assuring every patient is given information needed and desired to understand plan of care during and after hospitalization

Dialysis Units

New Orleans FMC
630 Deckbar Ave. 
Jefferson, LA 70121
Phone Number: 504-842-3520
FAX: 504-842-3087
West Bank FMC
4899-B West Bank Expwy.
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone Number: 504-340-8577
FAX: 504-340-8209
St. Charles FMC
150 James Dr. East, Ste. #110
St. Rose, LA 70087
Phone Number: 504-712-5454
FAX: 504-712-5312
Metairie Davita
7100 Airline Dr.
Metairie, LA 70003  
Phone Number: 504-455-5535
FAX: 504-455-5253
North Arnoult FMC
3030 N. Arnoult St. Ste. A
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone Number: 504-457-3498
FAX: 504-457-3585
Houma DaVita
108 Picone Rd.
Houma, LA 70363
Phone Number: 985-868-8187
FAX: 985-879-4639
Luling DaVita
1057 Paul Maillard Rd.
Luling, LA 70070
Phone Number: 985-331-1156
FAX: 985-331-1112