Ochsner Medical Center

1516 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans LA, 70121

(504) 345-1176

74% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Ochsner Medical Center has achieved 6 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 5 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality Ratings

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 164 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 639 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 1058 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 2505 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 381 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 61 hospital cases and a national average of 78 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 277 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 263 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 128 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 572 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 2822 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 554 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 501 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 573 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 1136 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 257 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 182 cases.

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Hospital
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 275 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 361 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 1261 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 595 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 458 hospital cases and a national average of 232 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1304 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 151 hospital cases and a national average of 93 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 41 hospital cases and a national average of 58 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 683 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 604 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 101 hospital cases and a national average of 102 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 252 hospital cases and a national average of 204 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 98 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 268 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 40 hospital cases and a national average of 64 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

74% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 7 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 4 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Ochsner Medical Center

1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
Parking

Ochsner Medical Center offers free garage parking for Patients and Visitors on the 2nd Floor and above.

We recommend cars and small trucks to use our elevated Express Entrance Ramp on Tansey Blvd. for quick entrance to specific garage floors 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Handicap parking is located next to the elevators on floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Expectant Mother parking is located on the 6th Floor next to the elevators.



Valet Parking Service is available on the 1st Floor of the parking garage for a fee of $5.



Special parking areas have been designated for vehicles transporting patients to the
Emergency Department, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Radiation Oncology, and Pediatric Center.



Call Parking Services at 504-842-4365 or Security Operations at 504-842-3770 if you have questions about parking.



Please use map link below to speed access to your next appointment.

Visiting Hours

Monday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Sunday 9:00 am-9:00 pm