Lafayette General Medical Center

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
13% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Lafayette General Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%86%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%87%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%72%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%90%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%73%66%

Lafayette General Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%73%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

TMRobs Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gouri

I like Dr Scott Yerger and his staff very much. He is very caring and helps you to understand everything. He explains everything so you can understand and let's you know what to expect. I'd recommend him to anyone and everyone. Sincerely Judy Martin

Judy Martin Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

Going today to have staples removed. Hopefully it won’t be too bad.

Mickey Dennis May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

excellent....so blessed to have dr joseph in my life!!!!!

Anonymous May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

On two different visits Dr. Joseph explained why I would need the extra surgery at hair line. I was convinced and am so pleased with the results! If I see anyone in my former predicament I will send him or her this way for sure.

Dolores S. May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

I would recommend Dr Yerger and his team to anyone seeking a professional opinion ..

Roy LeBlanc May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

Stan Davis May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Speeg

Seems to be very competent and has excellent bedside manner.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Chauffe

Angela schere May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Padgett

Dr Foreman is excellent. We are very fortunate to have a Glaucoma Specialist so close to home.

Kenneth Huval May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Foreman

L. B. May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Rheba "Sue" Ardoin May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hines

I have had three surgeries with Dr. Joseph and have been a patient of his for the last 14 years. He is a remarkable doctor.

K. D. May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Dr Breaux has been my doctor for a very long time! He is very professional with all his patients and staff is kind and loving. NEED MORE DOCTORS LIKE HIM!!

KSH May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Breaux

Gave enough pain meds to make my pain tolerable.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Cousin

Dr.Maraist Staff Was Awesome

Christal Boobe May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Maraist

I was very satisfied with Dr. Munshi great visit with him and my surgery although very serious very satisfied with the outcome. On my way to recovery

Myron Fitch May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Munshi

She is great

Anne keaty May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Snow

My experience with Dr. Joseph was great! He really knows what he is doing. My nose turn out to be better than I expected. So glad I decided to get it done.

Amanda H. May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Alyx S. May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Dr Joseph is honest and dedicated to the best outcome. His staff is supportive, open, and always willing to help. I am recommending Dr Joseph to all my friends

Lisa D. May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

He is a awesome doctor he the only one I would go to see

Christine Angelle May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Noriega

I have been a patient of Dr. Dawes for years. He has always been professional, caring and kind. It doesn’t matter to me if he has moved a lot or if he has an assistant in the room. He has always been there for me when I have needed him. I will continue seeing him.

R. Roberts Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Dawes

he was able to see that i was worried that my nose was failing again and helped take that worry away.

Kimberly L. Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Dr. Alexander and his staff are outstanding. He took wonderful care of my mother for 15+ years. The man is a gentleman and the type of MD that anyone would be grateful to have.

Barry Kern Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

The Staff and everyone in his office is very professional The care I have received is top notch. Dr Joseph has an amazing bedside manner I would highly recommend him to anyone

Kelly T. Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Bonnie Prevost Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hargrave

Always nice and on time

Eric Clement Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hodges

Alaina Gossen Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Daigle

Brant Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Myers

My daughter recently had pneumonia, but we didn’t realize it at first. Dr. Sugeng & his nurse really helped & guided us for days through the whole ordeal. We were able to get quick service, & timely consultations the entire time.

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sugeng

Very caring

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

I had a total knee replacement. Dr.Yerger and the entire staff are excellent. Very easy to communicate with. Awesome!!

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

KV Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Menard

Excellent and professional. I could not ask for better care.

Cyn Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Drew

Trudy Scarborough Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Simon

Trudy Scarborough Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lagraize

Very knowledgeable and very courteous He has a kind heart as well as treats hearts! Answers all questions and always makes sure patient knows & understands treatments and procedures.

Mary Thibodeaux Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Chauffe

I have been a patient of Dr. Broussard for over twenty five years. He is absolutely the BEST! He truly cares about his patients!

Betty M. Cook Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Broussard

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. May

Ashlie Kinnett Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Munshi

Very pleased with my entire experience I was taken very good care of compassionate staff and Doctor

Trac Lege Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Munshi

Staff is very professional, make you feel welcome and comfortable. Wait time was less than 5 minutes. Dr. Collins and the nurse explained each step in detail and gave thorough instructions along with other useful information. Will definitely recommend to others.

Dana A.C. Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Collins

Outstanding dr and staff! Definitely top notch service and care.

Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Durel

had an appointment and they cancelled 2 times and have put him off 4 months now with a herniated disc and numb leg. Going elsewhere now. Very unprofessional

Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Cormier

Zelma Broussard Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Snow

Completly ignorant. No personality was only worried about money. Terrible dr if you call him that. Find any other neurologist. 0 stars

Ben Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Foreman

I highly recommend Dr Gachassin. He saw me right away told me I needed surgery two days later operated on me. The staff is outstanding. Very friendly. He is a awesome Dr. He stands by his words.

Chris Resweber Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Gachassin

Dr Yerger is the absolute BEST orthopedic surgeon ever. The staff is very caring and helpful. I have had Dr Yerger for several replacements. I’ve never had a problem afterward. I would recommend him to anyone contemplating ankle, knee. Hip replacement.

Sherry Smith Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

J.G. Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Reggie Bollich Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gachassin

Everything was explained clearly. Everyone was friendly and appropriately professional. I felt confident in their hands.

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Gachassin

Great treatment. Great bedside manner. Takes time with her pts. Staff is great and scheduling is easy. Highly recommend her or her np.

Frannie Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Harper

Frannie Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Hines

Excellent staff and wonderful doctor. He takes the time to listen to you and also to ensure all your questions and concerns are addressed. I am so fortunate to have him as my CRS.

Zena Miller Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Boudreaux

The staff and Dr. Jeff were very kind, and professional.

Anonymous Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Myers

Very professional and friendly office. Dr is very informed and explains what he needs to do and why.

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ahluwalia

Dr. Fruge was very thorough and explained everything in a way that was easy for myself and my child to understand.

Tiffany M. Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Fruge

I saw him in hospital after surgery. My doctor was Agestino Ingraldi.

Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Tedesco

I have been going to Dr. Person for over 40 years and have complete faith in him. He spends a lot of time with me and I never feel rushed. He answers all of my questions.

Charlie Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Person

Fantastic Doctor! Explained the process thoroughly and how bacteria grows with professionalism. He came up with a plan and we had positive results from him. We would definitely recommend Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu! Thank you Sir!

Tomy Derouen Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Okechukwu

Dr Gupta performed a scope on my throat and esophagus. Very nice and explained everything so that I could understand what was going to take place.

Francis Fontenot Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Very professional and knowledgeable!!!

Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Trahan

He does not listen to patients concerns, is dismissive and condescending. I don't know how he still has a license to practice, especially for psychiatric needs.

Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Dawes

His bedside manner is wonderful. He explained everything in a way that I could understand

Patricia Dalbor in St. Martinville, LA - Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

He NEVER listened to my heart. When I switched to a different cardiologist, I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.

Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. May

B.FRED Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Fontenot

Dr Schutte is very professional and very likable.

Mikeal Savoie Feb 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schutte

Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Alvarez

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Foreman

MSG Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Voitier

Dr. Joseph does a great job at explaining and making patients feel comfortable and well taken care of

Anonymous Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Great bed side manners! Very patient and understanding of my needs! would recommend to my friends and family! Office staff is friendly and accommodating. Had a pleasant experience!

H. M. Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

She is obviously very smart and asked a few good questions - offered some solid good health advice. She pretty much did all the talking tho and and barely allowed room for me to share medical history, concerns, etc

Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Gautam

The person in records would not call or fax for an eye exam so I could have medication filled. This is not a reflection on Dr. Lipstate, nurses, or staff. They are kind and professional.

Crowley, LA - Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lipstate

Dr. Yerger listen to my needs. Very professional and easy to talk to.

W. Manuel Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

I've been a patient of Dr. Lazaro for a number of years, and he and his staff are wonderful. They are caring and kind and always take the time to really listen.

Vivienne Stanley Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lazaro

The doctor and staff are very courteous and knowledgeable.

Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ahluwalia

Outstanding dr. Go once a year for a check up and as unpleasant as the “over 50” checkup can be, he makes it easy and no big deal. Always listens to any questions and answers in easy to understand terms

Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Neusetzer

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Chastant’s for about four years. I love him and the allergy clinic staff. Very pleased!

Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Chastant

I am completely satisfied with the care I receive from Dr. Hebert. She takes her time, asks questions, waits for response, really listens. She is one of the most thorough physicians I have received care from. I highly recommend her.

Camille Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hebert

Dr Gachassin and his staff were awesome. They were very good at explaining the hernia surgery procedure and prepared me for it. Kudos to the post op staff at Lafayette General Surgery Center for the excellent after care given to me. They truly treated me like I was family.

Ray Duhon Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gachassin

Dr Joseph is a great doctor! Every time I come in for a visit is a delightful experience. His staff are amazing and he is a wonderful doctor!!!

Audrey G. Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Richard M. Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Dr. Joseph has an artistic eye when it comes to faces. I trust his judgement 100% and I know that whatever he suggests will be what's best. I never have to worry when I come in to see him for my injectables. He keeps me looking youthful and natural and never overdone!

Anonymous Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

I would definitely recommend Dr. Eschete to anyone who is interested in weight loss surgery! He was amazing and caring!

Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Eschete

Outstanding doctor I would recommend his services

John leger Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Chastant

NMBB Feb 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sibley

dissatisfied patient Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gachassin

Great staff and kid friendly atmosphere!!

Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Gouri

I took my mother Ms. Audrey W. Robinson, to Dr. Noel office we didn't set long only to find out when she went in the back she had a hand in raising this young man.. He really is a great doctor job well done.

Tammy Maze Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Noel

Very good doctor, good communication, no problem in spite of complicated medical issues.

tjc Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Breaux

The professionalism was top notch. They were kind and generous. I would highly recommend Dr. Joseph. Thank you so much for taking such good care of me.

Gwen L. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Toni Smith Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yerger

Sonia H. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Brierre

Location

Lafayette General Medical Center

1214 Coolidge Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503