Named Best Hospital in Louisiana for the 11th consecutive year

27 Jul 2022

U.S. News & World Report has named Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, including its Baptist and West Bank campuses, the Best Hospital in Louisiana for the 11th consecutive year!

U.S. News also announced Tuesday, July 26, that Ochsner's Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialty ranked in the nation’s top 50 (No. 43), and five specialties ranked in the nation’s top 10%: Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, and Urology.

U.S. News also recognized Ochsner for 17 “High Performing” procedures and conditions: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery, Pneumonia, Prostate Cancer surgery, Stroke, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Uterine Cancer Surgery.

The following Ochsner hospitals and partners* received 51 “High Performing” Procedure and Condition Awards this year by U.S. News:

•          Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans

•          Ochsner Medical Center – Northshore

•          Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge

•          Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner

•          Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center

•          St. Bernard Parish Hospital*

•          Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport – Academic Medical Center*

•          CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital*

•          St. Tammany Health System – Main Campus*

•          Slidell Memorial Hospital*

•          Singing River Health System – Pascagoula

In June, U.S. News named Ochsner Hospital for Children as Louisiana’s Top Children’s Hospital. Three pediatric specialties – Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Gastroenterology and GI Surgery – were also named as top national programs.

Learn more about our U.S. News recognition here: