Our Hospitals

Tulane's active hospitals

East Jefferson General Hospital

front of East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital that was formed in 1965, opened its doors in 1971 and in 2020 joined LCMC Health, an 8-hospital system serving the healthcare needs of the Gulf Coast region. Now the clinical home for Tulane University School of Medicine, East Jefferson has entered a new era as an expanded hub for specialty care, advanced treatment, and academic medicine. The 420-bed hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is Louisiana's first Nurse Magnet hospital.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1971
  • $216 million investment in campus transformation and academic partnership in 2023
  • Number of Inpatient Beds: 420

Special Features:

  • 4 new critical care units: Bone Marrow Transplant, Tulane Transplant Institute, Neuroscience ICU and Surgical ICU
  • 3 newly renovated interventional procedure rooms
  • 8 new operating rooms
  • 15 new clinics
  • 500+ residents and fellows trained annually
  • 900+ new employees
  • 1900+ medical staff providers

Website: www.ejgh.org
Address: 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: 504-988-5800

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University Medical Center

Charity Hospital was founded in 1737: fifty years before our country. It is the longest continually running public hospital in the country. It will be there long after we have all come and gone. Tulane’s involvement with staffing the Charity wards dates back to 1834. Almost since it’s inception, Charity and Tulane have been partners in delivering healthcare to the underserved.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1736. See our page Charity Hospital 
  • Current location built: 2015
  • Number of beds: 446
  • EHR: Epic

Special Features:

  • Region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Burn Unit
  • Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit
  • Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center
  • Homeless Patient Liaison Service
  • Emeritus Service for patients awaiting placement
  • Shared with LSU

Resident Favorites:

  • Most computers per capita
  • Most money for food (meal cards!)
  • Best resident lounge area with unlimited coffee, soda, water
  • Fro-yo on site, best cafeteria with rotating menu
  • Beautiful artwork: 1% of the $1.1 billion budget was allocated to commission local New Orleans Artists.

Website: www.umcno.org
Address: 2000 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-702-3000

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Veterans' Affairs Hospital 

The VA Hospital is a new hospital facility located within blocks of Tulane. It serves as the referral location for all VA admissions in the area, ranging from Western to Mississippi to Eastern Texas. It provides full service coverage ranging from general medicine to subspecialty care. The average admissions per night is eight, and admissions cover all subspecialty areas. There are no subspecialty services and no patients managed by private physicians; all admissions go to the general medical ward team.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1946
  • Current location built: 2016
  • Number of inpatient beds: 200

Special Features:

  • Created with veteran input
  • On site Skilled Nursing Facility (CLC)
  • ADL houses on site
  • Hospital at Home Program (unique to this region)
  • Video programming at the bedside

Resident Favorites:

  • Best employee gym
  • Best stocked snack room
  • Phenomenal resources and social workers
  • Best work room

Website: www.neworleans.va.gov
Address: 119 S Galvez St., New Orleans, LA 70119

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Tulane Lakeside Hospital

Tulane Lakeside Hospital is a satellite campus of Tulane Medical Center located in Metairie, LA (a suburb of New Orleans).  At Tulane Lakeside Hospital, Tulane physicians provide expert medical care for a wide range of services, though it emphasizes women’s healthcare. It is home to the Tulane Breast Health Center, a location of Tulane Aesthetic Surgery, and several Tulane Surgery Clinics. Tulane Surgery residents spend time here during the PGY2 year on breast surgery and plastic surgery and sometimes the PGY1 year on plastic surgery.

Website: www.tulanelakeside.com

Address: 4720 South I-10 Service Road, Suite 300, Metairie, LA 70001

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Lakeview Regional Medical Center

Lakeview Regional Hospital, Covington, LA 400W

Lakeview Hospital, now a part of LCMC Health, is the only Level II Trauma Center in St. Tammany Parish. Conveniently located on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, just south of I-12 on Hwy. 190, Lakeview Hospital is a 167-bed, private, acute-care hospital delivering award-winning, cost-effective healthcare for more than 45 years.  Lakeview Hospital’s emergency department offers 24-hour care by a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team of board-certified physicians. The hospital’s 1,000 highly-trained employees are dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care through state-of-the-art technology. The hospital is located on 53 lush acres in Covington, LA. For more information about Lakeview Hospital, please visit the website below.

Website: lakeview-hospital.com
Address: 95 Judge Tanner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433

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Children's Hospital

Children’s Hospital New Orleans is a 247-bed, not-for-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services to children.  With over 400 physicians, 40 pediatric specialties, and 1700 surgical admissions annually, CHNO is the largest full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. Tulane Surgery residents spend time here on their pediatric surgery rotation, typically during PGY3, and gain experience in a broad variety of pediatric general surgery topics as well as pediatric trauma and burns. 

Website: www.chnola.org
Address: 200 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118