NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center, or OMC, has been graded the #1 hospital in Louisiana for 10 continuous years and admitted as Best Hospital for 2021-22 by US News and the global authority on hospital rankings and consumer advice World Report. Ochsner was also ranked #1 in the New Orleans metro area.
Furthermore, OMC positioned in #31 as the nation’s top 50 in Neurology and Neurosurgery in the new 2021-22 Best Hospitals rankings. OMC also has been nationally ranked among the Best Hospitals in America in Neurology and Neurosurgery for ten years and is the only nationally ranked hospital in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. OMC was also announced as a distinguished “High Performing” ranking in Gastroenterology and Gastroenterology Surgery.
“The U.S. News rankings set a benchmark for an exceptionally high level of performance, expertise, and specialty care and it is an incredible honor to be named the best hospital in Louisiana for the 10th year in a row. We are also proud to be recognized for a consecutive decade of providing expert care in neurology and neurosurgery, which includes the most complex subspecialties, treatment, and surgeries. These honors exemplify our commitment to sustained excellence,” Warner Thomas, president, and CEO of Ochsner Health told. “Our physicians, nurses, and all our employees contribute to these nationally ranked outcomes with their dedication to clinical excellence and passion for delivering exceptional care to our patients. As we continue through year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, that commitment to quality remains critically important.”
OMC is the biggest accommodation in Ochsner Health’s system of 40 hospitals—more than 200 clinics, and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, and West Alabama. OMC maintains to broaden assistance across three school grounds in Greater New Orleans, presenting professional, patient-centered care in both clinic and in-patient environment, using the most recent treatments and technology.
“The Ochsner Neuroscience Institute is certainly proud to be recognized as a national leader in neurological and neurosurgical care,” spoken Richard Zweifler, MD, chair of neurology, Ochsner Health. “This designation would not be possible without the dedication of our talented physicians, surgeons, residents, providers, nurses, and staff.”
Ochsner Hospital for Children was nationally graded amid the country’s top 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by US News & World Report in June. It was also named the #1 children’s hospital in Louisiana. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the sole children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to be nationally ranked and has secured this position for five years.
“Ochsner is committed to improving the health of the state and the region. The importance of neurological health will only expand with our growing and aging population,” chair of neurosurgery Ochsner Health, Cuong Bui, MD, claimed. “Delivering high-quality care for patients with complex and challenging brain, spine, and nerve disorders year in and year out is how we will help to move the needle forward.”
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