With services integrated into seven area hospitals, Tulane Surgery is the true New Orleans academic surgical program. Patients benefit from excellent, innovative care provided by renowned faculty. Students and residents learn from diverse practice settings with large and varied patient population.


Tulane Medical Center

Tulane Medical Center is a tertiary care facility with 235 beds and 24 specialty clinics, located within the School of Medicine downtown campus. Opened in 1976, it is the main practice location and teaching center for the medical school faculty. The Tulane Abdominal Transplant Center, Cancer Center, Center for Wound Healing, Hernia Center, Chest Wall Defects Center, Pediatric Heart Center, and Cardiovascular Institute are located here. Robotic Surgery, the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Tulane Healthcare Simulation Center are advancing the quality of care, to make certain the future.

Website: www.tulanehealthcare.com

Address: 1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-988-5800

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University Medical Center

University Medical Center of New Orleans

The University Medical Center New Orleans is an academic medical center managed by LCMC Health. With academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, UMCNO is dedicated to training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow’s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC New Orleans offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.

Website: www.umcno.org

Address: 2001 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-702-3000

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Southeastern Louisiana VA Hospital

Southeastern Louisiana Veteran's Healthcare System

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) provides quality, compassionate, and safe health care to Veteran patients throughout 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana. SLVHCS consists of eight community-based clinics including its location in the Bio-Medical District in New Orleans. Inpatient services are coordinated through community facilities, like Tulane Medical Center. As a model for health care of the future it sets the standards for patient-centered care, flexibility, and sustainability. The new 30 acre campus is the cornerstone for the emerging biosciences industry in New Orleans and serves nearly 70,000 veterans in the region.

Website: www.neworleans.va.gov

Address: 2400 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119

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Ochsner Hospital main campus


Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Health System is one of the largest independent academic health systems in the United States and Louisiana’s largest not-for-profit health system. With 29 hospitals  owned, managed and affiliated, more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers, more than 18,000 employees, over 1,100 physicians in more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, Ochsner is Louisiana’s largest health system. 

In addition, each year, more than 277 medical residents  and fellows work in 25 different Ochsner-sponsored ACGME accredited residency training programs.  Ochsner also hosts more than 650 medical students, 160 advanced practice providers, 1,200 nursing students and 680 allied health students  with over 5,000 student months of education in clinical rotations annually. 

Website: www.ochsner.org

Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121

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Tulane Lakeside Hospital

Tulane Lakeside Hospital

Lakeside delivers babies: more than 90,000 since opening in 1964. Today, this 119 bed hospital continues to emphasize women's health services. It is home to the Tulane Breast Health Center, a location of Tulane Aesthetic Surgery, and a Tulane Surgery Clinic. In 2007, Tulane and Lakeside combined had more than 4,000 surgical admits. Surgical residents train here throughout their postgraduate work.

Website: www.tulanelakeside.com

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

Phone: 504-780-4560

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Children's Hospital New Orleans

Children's Hospital

Children’s Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.

Critical care is provided in the hospital’s 36-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and 20-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), the only one dedicated entirely to the care of Cardiac patients from birth to Adulthood.

Website: www.chnola.org

Address: 200 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118

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Touro Infirmary New Orleans Touro Hospital

Touro offers a full range of services including emergency services, preventive diagnostics, surgical care, women’s services, cardiology, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, imaging, orthopaedics, stroke care and more. In its 165-year history, Touro Infirmary has cared for generations of New Orleanians. Our patients and the community can count on our ongoing commitment the health and wellbeing for generations to come.

New Orleans is a city that values tradition and history and prides itself on the strength and vibrancy of our local community. No institution embodies this enduring New Orleans spirit more than Touro. Touro is proud to be New Orleans’ Hospital, 165 years strong.

Website: www.touro.com

Address: 1401 Foucher Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

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Northlake Behavioral Health System

Northlake Behavioral Health System

Northlake Behavioral Health System offers a nurturing and caring environment for those in need of behavioral health treatment. Our dedicated team of doctors, nurses and technicians will work with you and your family toward your recovery from substance abuse and psychiatric illness.

We believe that every person receiving care will be treated with:

  • Integrity
  • Compassionate Care
  • Respect
  • Joy
  • Excellence

Website: www.northlakebehavioralhealth.com

Address: 23515 Hwy. 190, Mandeville, LA 70448

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Veterans Affairs Hospital Alexandria

Veteran's Affairs Medical Center at Alexandria

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) provides quality, compassionate, and safe health care to Veteran patients throughout 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana. SLVHCS consists of eight community-based clinics including its location in Alexandria, Louisiana

Website: www.alexandria.va.gov

Address: 2495 Shreveport Highway 71 N, Pineville, LA  71360

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East Jefferson Medical Center

East Jefferson Medical Center

Opening on Valentine's Day, 1971, East Jefferson General Hospital started as a 250-bed facility with almost 250 physicians serving the newly burgeoning suburbs of Jefferson Parish. From the beginning, the hospital was to be a not- for-profit community hospital with a board of directors comprised of representatives from the community's financial, educational, civic and business community. Today, EJGH stands as a state-of-the-art hospital with more than 420 beds. Still a community hospital with a board comprised of representatives throughout the community, our patients are served by a staff of more than 3,000 team members and more than 650 physicians.

Website: www.ejgh.org

Address: 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006

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West Jefferson Medical Center

West Jefferson Medical Center

West Jefferson Medical Center, a full-service community hospital, offers comprehensive services for patients and their families which begin with emergency services complemented by heart and vascular care; neuroscience services including a dedicated stroke unit certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; orthopedic services; diagnostic imaging; a cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons; and women's services. West Jefferson is known for its adult and pediatrics programs including a NICU Level III Nursery. From acute care to rehabilitative care, programs are available in occupational health, stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

Website: www.wjmc.org

Address: 1101 Medical Center Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072

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Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Biloxi, MS

Veteran's Affairs Medical Center at Biloxi, Mississippi

Gulf Coast Veterans HCS is a tertiary care facility classified at Clinical Referral Level 1c.  It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research.  Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, medicine, surgery, psychiatry, psychology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, extended care, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Website: www.biloxi.va.gov/

Address: 400 Veterans Avenue, Biloxi, MS  39531

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Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Baton Rouge General Medical Center

The Baton Rouge General is a not-for-profit community hospital located in Louisiana’s capital city.  A teaching hospital since the 1970s, the General is actually one hospital with two distinct campuses: the Bluebonnet Campus where acute care is delivered, and the Mid-City Campus, focused more on post-acute care as well as Psychiatric services.  The General was Baton Rouge’s first hospital and the site of the area’s first heart surgery, first diabetes program, and Burn Center, the latter being the only ABA-Verified Adult Burn Center in the region.  As a community hospital, opportunities exist for students in some rotations to work one-on-one with staff physicians and surgeons, as well as with teams involving residents.  Some of the more popular rotations here include General Surgery, Family Medicine, Neurology, and Geriatric Psychiatry, among others.

Website:  www.brgeneral.org

Address:   Bluebonnet Campus:  8585 Picardy Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Mid-city Campus:  3600 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Rapides Regional Medical Center

Rapides Regional Medical Center offers a wide array of services including general medicine, general surgery, cardiovascular surgery, bypass surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, intensive care and telemetry, oncology services, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopaedic services, physical therapy, skilled nursing services, respiratory therapy, lithotripsy and various outpatient services.

Website: www.rapidesregional.com

Address: 211 4th St., Alexandria, LA  71301

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Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is a private not- for-profit 800-bed hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, committed to building a healthy community through excellence in patient care and education. A part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Our Lady of the Lake is consistently awarded for compassionate care, clinical expertise, leading edge technology and innovation. Our Lady of the Lake is recognized in the areas of trauma and emergency care, stroke, heart & vascular, cancer care and minimally-invasive procedures and more. Our Lady of the Lake is a primary teaching site for graduate medical education programs and serves 45,000 inpatients and 350,000 outpatients annually.

Website: www.ololrmc.com

Address: 5000 Hennessy Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA  70808

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