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Hospitals in New Orleans
Patients seek treatment from one of the top New Orleans Hospitals, West Jefferson Medical Center in Jefferson Parish. Our practitioners are compassionate and committed to helping you take total ownership of your well-being and your treatment. The hospital supports 450 physicians practicing in over 50 specialties and sub-specialties in medicine. We are located just minutes from downtown New Orleans, and we are pleased to serve the far-reaching industrial and maritime corridors that cross our region.
For clinical care, West Jefferson Medical Center ranks among the top 5 hospitals in Louisiana for spine surgery, neurosciences, and neurosurgery, according to an independent rating report released by HealthGrades for 2012. The facility also houses special state-of-the-art treatment centers for oncology, strokes, breast care, sleep disorders, wound care, and bariatric surgery.
West Jefferson Medical Center has an accredited cancer program awarded with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons that offers cutting edge cancer research. Our sleep disorders center is the only one of its kind in New Orleans hospitals and in the region, and we help patients as young as 3 years of age in this department. To note other distinctions, West Jefferson Medical Center has received full accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, and of hospitals in New Orleans, WJMC is the only one to be granted this national honor.
With so many talented staff members taking a genuine interest in patient safety, quality of care, service, and value, West Jefferson Medical Center is proud to demonstrate distinction in many specific areas of health care. We believe that we are unique among New Orleans hospitals serving members of this community, and we will continue to make strides to be the most dependable practitioners for your particular needs.