University Medical Center New Orleans, home to Reverend Avery C. Alexander Academic Research Hospital, is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a nearly 280-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow’s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC New Orleans offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.
About Rev. Avery C. Alexander
Rev. Alexander was an important figure in the Civil Rights movement, a longtime member of the Louisiana House of Representatives and a prominent community leader who fought for better healthcare for the poor. Charity Hospital was also named in Rev. Alexander's honor.
UMCNO will provide exceptional patient-centered care and a world-class academic experience through advanced research, leading technology and innovation.
UMCNO will be a leading world-class academic medical center and the destination of choice for exceptional healthcare.
The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
University Medical Center (UMC) New Orleans has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
UMCNO New Orleans at a Glance
By the Numbers
446 licensed inpatient beds
60 behavioral health beds
Over 2,000 full-time employees
1.3 million square feet for healthcare services
2.3 million square feet overall in UMC New Orleans
1,800 parking spaces
19 operating rooms
5-story Ambulatory Care Building with 276 exam rooms
56 emergency department exam rooms
9 rapid treatment rooms in the Emergency Department
5 trauma rooms
9 acute treatment rooms
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Architect: NBBJ/Blitch Knevel
Contractor: Skanska/MAPP joint venture
UMC New Orleans does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, ethnicity, culture, language, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability.