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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.

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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 University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center
    University Medical Center 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 University Medical Center 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 University Medical Center 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
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).
  • Certification from the American Burn Center means that the University Medical Center Burn Center meets the highest current standards for burn-injured patients.