• Sister. Friend. Float designer. More than a survivor. 

    At University Medical Center New Orleans, we're committed to breast cancer prevention and care, one extraordinary woman at a time. 

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  • Healthy Tomorrow Starts with a 
    Commitment to Education

    One of the most important contributions of UMC New Orleans is the training given to thousands of medical, dentistry, nursing and allied health students annually.

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  • The Destination for Exceptional Healthcare

    We provide exceptional patient-centered care and experience through advanced research, leading technology and innovation to ensure the best care for you and your loved ones. 

    About UMC New Orleans

Hospital in New Orleans

Built to inspire and heal

For health care and services focused on keeping you and your family healthy while advancing medical research, count on University Medical Center New Orleans. With a legacy nearly 300 years in the making, our hospital delivers care to our community through a caring staff and the best environment for healing. We're a leading academic medical center and a destination of choice for exceptional health care.

Comprehensive healthcare excellence

With 650 physicians and more than 2,700 employees, University Medical Center has become a renowned center for treating people with a wide variety of conditions. Our hospital has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, verified by the American College of Surgeons, a certified Burn Center and a Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons-Commission on Cancer. By offering the widest breadth of healthcare services, tools and experience, we’re helping our patients live their best lives.

Partnerships to medical training and research

Our partnerships with LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine and other colleges and universities make University Medical Center a leader in training the physicians and other health care professionals of tomorrow. Each year, our academic medical center trains more than 1000 residents, 1,200 nurses, 900 medical students, and nearly 400 other health care students and trainees. We are pioneers in helping patients get the best health care.

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Our Provider's Specialties

  • Surgery Our surgeons specialize in a variety of different surgical practices including - cosmetic & reconstruction, cardiac surgery and hidden scar surgery for breast cancer patients.

The only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana, the Normal E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center continues to provide exceptional care to critically injured trauma patients

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Primary care is the first line of defense in preventing disease and other ailments. Regular visits can help catch health issues early, decrease emergency department visits and lower your risk of chronic diseases.

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Our Emergency Department doctors, nurses and staff have dedicated their lives to saving yours. Our team is available 24 hours, 7 days a week to care for individuals with urgent emergency medical needs.

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From traumatic injuries to reconstruction after cancer, our team is dedicated to restoring lives through reconstruction and utilizing the latest surgical technology to provide the best results for each patient.

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Our multi-disciplinary team is made up of bariatric surgeons, dietitians, behavioral therapists and nurse practitioners dedicated to helping our patients achieve their weight loss goals.

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As the only burn center between Houston and Mobile, our team brings a unique set of skills and experience in managing the complex nature of burn injuries which can require specialized care and treatment.

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Defining Quality

  •  The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.  
  • American College of Surgeon Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Centeronly verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at UMC New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center
    UMC New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.  
  • Commission on Cancer Accredited Program
    Accredited by the American College of Surgeons-Commission on Cancer (ACS-COC), the Cancer Center at UMC New Orleans (UMCNO) offers patients a comprehensive approach to their cancer care. 
    Accredited by the American College of Surgeons-Commission on Cancer (ACS-COC), the Cancer Center at UMC New Orleans (UMCNO) offers patients a comprehensive approach to their cancer care.
  • 2017 Get with the Guidelines Logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence Logo
    UMC has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).