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.Academic Medical Center
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
Setting Up Our Team For Success
Whether you are a physician, resident, nurse or allied health professional, you are a vital part of our mission to deliver world-class medical care, education and research.For Medical Professionals
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 state-of-the-art research facilities. We seek to be a leading world-class academic medical center and our community’s destination of choice for exceptional health care.
Comprehensive healthcare excellence
With 640 physicians and more than 2,000 full-time staff, UMC has become a renowned care center for treating people with a wide variety of conditions. Our hospital houses the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and our 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 UMC 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.
- 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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