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University Medical Center has resumed normal operations following Hurricane Zeta.Stay informed
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University Medical Center New Orleans
Our little extra is inspiring and healing patients like you every day.
At LCMC Health University Medical Center New Orleans, our focus is keeping you and your family healthy through offering the latest advancements in patient care. With a legacy nearly 300 years in the making, our community care is provided by a thoughtful staff in the best environment for healing. We are an extra-extraordinary academic medical center here to partner with you on every step of your health journey.
Whatever you need, we've got you covered.
With 650 physicians and more than 2,700 employees, University Medical Center is a leading center for treating patients with a wide variety of conditions. We are the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region. With healthcare treatment options that cover the range of your patient needs, we are helping you live your best life.
What makes us different? Our medical training and research partnerships
Our partnerships with LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine, along with other colleges and universities, means we are committed to training the healthcare providers of tomorrow today. Each year, we train more than 1,000 residents, 1,200 nurses, and 1,400 other health care students. How does this benefit our patients? We are able to offer you the latest advancements in care to help you live your best life.
- Surgery Our surgeons specialize in a variety of different surgical practices including - cosmetic & reconstruction, cardiac surgery and hidden scar surgery for breast cancer patients.
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