Ochsner Hospital for Children - New Orleans
- 1514 Jefferson Hwy
Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana to receive the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as
One of America’s Best Hospitals for Children
Ochsner Hospital for Children is a 113-bed children’s hospital within a hospital (Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans) that offers a 33-bed inpatient pediatric unit, a 54-bed Level III-C NICU (the highest level in Louisiana), a 26-bed Level-I PICU / CVICU (the highest level), and a full-time, region-wide pediatric transport team.
The Department of Pediatrics and our pediatric subspecialists (collectively, Ochsner Hospital for Children™) represent more than 120 physicians specializing in 30 pediatric specialties and sub-specialties serving more than 80,000 children every year. Our physicians practice at 14 sites across Louisiana, including a large, state-of-the-art dedicated pediatric ambulatory facility on our main campus. We have an outstanding primary care pediatric network across the region with over 40 general pediatricians, in addition to a large outside referral base. Ochsner pediatric physicians care for over 55,000 unique pediatric patients annually, and Ochsner hospitals have more than 4,000 deliveries per year.
As the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults, we offer a full range of pediatric services from primary to quaternary care, as well as providing advanced specialty care from our pediatric specialists including: gastroenterology/hepatology, orthopaedic surgery, oncology and heart, liver and bone marrow transplant, and more.
Our Pediatric Firsts
- First and only children’s hospital in the Gulf South to perform pediatric heart transplants and
pediatric liver transplants
- Fourth hospital in the country to have Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO),
a treatment that uses a pump to circulate blood through an artificial lung before being returned to the
- First and only hospital in the Gulf South to perform in-utero surgery
- First to perform valve replacement surgery
|Ochsner Hospital for Children was awarded the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Children. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institution by using a robust set of criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical experience and what women say they want from a hospital.|
About the Community
Now is the time to fall in love with New Orleans! The cultural riches, sensual indulgences and unparalleled service that define the New Orleans experience continue to flourish, as they have for centuries. The most celebrated and historic core of the city, including Faubourg Marigny, French Quarter, Central Business District, Warehouse and Arts District, Magazine Street, Garden District, Audubon Park and Zoo and St. Charles Avenue, is thriving.
Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org. To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou.
|Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by US News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" across four specialty categories.|