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Ochsner Baptist

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Baptist is fully accredited and staffed by more than 600 trusted, skilled physicians and specialists. The campus features all private, inpatient rooms, an intensive care unit, state-of-the-art operating rooms and two cardiac catheterization labs.

Ochsner Baptist is home to the Pain Medicine Fellowship and the Back and Spine Clinic located in the Napoleon Medical Plaza.

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Thank you for choosing Ochsner Health for your care. Our goal is to provide you with respectful, compassionate and quality care.

“Being a not-for-profit organization allows us to reinvest in the organization, focus on our patients’ needs and continue our commitment to the community,” explains Warner Thomas, CEO, Ochsner Health. At the heart of Ochsner Health is an unshakable commitment to putting the needs of all patients first.

Ochsner Health continues its commitment to making an ongoing difference in the health of our communities.

What to Expect

The Patient & Visitors pages of includes information to help you know what to expect, your patient rights and insurance guidelines along with financial/billing questions you might have prior to and/or during your stay at Ochsner.

Satisfaction Scores

Ochsner Health measures patient satisfaction results to identify ways to become even better at meeting patients' expectations, while providing the best care possible in a safe and comfortable environment. Ochsner Baptist consistently receives high patient satisfaction scores and feedback from patients.

Visiting Hours

Visitation is available 24 hours a day. All children must be accompanied by an adult. In the interest of patient safety, people who are ill should not visit patients.

Ochsner Baptist's campus has many open areas to serve as a waiting or resting area.

The Clara Wing has a large, spacious family waiting room on the 3rd floor. This waiting room has access to an outdoor patio, computers with Internet access, a flat screen TV and a comfortable seating area.

The Clara Lobby is a welcoming space for visitors near our café, with ample seating, free Wi-Fi and a grand piano.

The surgery waiting room at Ochsner Baptist is available on the first floor of the Magnolia Building.

Volunteer Services

At Ochsner Health, volunteers are an integral part of the service system. There are volunteer opportunities available to assist with patient and non-patient needs in a professional atmosphere throughout the institution.

Volunteer shifts are flexible, with morning and afternoon times available to match most schedules. Volunteer benefits include free parking, discounts at campus restaurants and gift shops and the use of Ochsner's medical library. Attendance at many of Ochsner's educational workshops and events are also offered.

Additionally, active volunteers who work four hours or more daily are provided complimentary meals.

If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering at the hospital, clinic or neighborhood clinics, please call the Volunteer Service Team at 504-894-2908 or click here to fill out an application.

At Ochsner Baptist, we are committed to providing our patients with quality care and exceptional service. This includes providing the best possible healthcare as well as creating a memorable and relaxing experience. We offer the following amenities to our patients and their families at Ochsner Baptist:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour security
  • 24-hour visitation
  • Café de Lis, serving breakfast and lunch
  • PJ’s Coffee Shop
  • Gift shops
  • Room service
  • Concierge services
  • Free covered parking
  • Valet parking available
  • Pastoral services

O Baby! Gift Shop

Ochsner O Baby! is located in Ochsner Baptist’s McFarland Building across from the Ochsner Gift Shop and P.J.’s Coffee on the second floor.

O Baby! offers the latest mommy-to-be and baby apparel and accessories, including:

  • Comfortable and stylish maternity wear
  • New baby clothes and accessories
  • Nursing essentials
  • Adorable baby gifts
  • Diaper bags
  • Boppy brand pillows

The O Baby! Lactation Center offers breast pump rentals and childbirth classes.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: 504-897-5977

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center is fully accredited and staffed by more than 600 trusted, skilled physicians and specialists – many practicing at Ochsner Baptist for decades. Featuring all private, inpatient rooms, an intensive care unit, a state-of-the-art operating rooms and two cardiac catheterization labs, the hospital is located in the heart of New Orleans.

Ochsner Baptist is home to the Women's Pavilion, a state-of-the-art facility overlooking Uptown New Orleans. The Ochsner Baptist Women's Pavilion makes it easier for women of all ages to connect to the expert care they need throughout their life. From standard and specialized obstetric and gynecological needs and gynecological robotic surgery, to high-risk maternal fetal medicine physicians, Ochsner Baptist has it all. When it's time to deliver, Ochsner Baptist offers private labor and delivery and postpartum rooms, alternative birthing options such as water births and spa-like services like room service and manicures and pedicures. There's nothing else like it in Louisiana.

In addition, there is an on-site state-of-the-art imaging center and laser vision center distinguished by our quality care, excellence in specialty care and high patient satisfaction scores.

Our 24-hour, full-service emergency department at Ochsner Baptist means most patients will be seen by a doctor in 30-minutes or less. The 6,000 square foot emergency room is staffed by a team of board-certified ER physicians, offers two trauma rooms and 12 patient rooms and is equipped with specialized geriatric amenities for seniors.

Ochsner Baptist is home to a health center with physicians offices such as primary care, urology, orthopedics, back and spine services, pain management, and many more. We also provide convenient primary care services at our Mid-City Clinic with same-day and next-day appointments and accessible parking.