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St. Francis Medical Center

HEALTH CARE

Healthcare facilities in Northeast Louisiana offer residents a range of services and medical treatments. The area's well-established healthcare centers include large, acute-care hospitals, a cancer institute and respected surgical centers featuring high tech equipment and experienced physicians.

The region is home to two major healthcare centers that provide cardiac and neurological care at state-of-the-art facilities as well as patient care in more than 45 other specialties. In 2015-16, U.S. News & World Report designated St. Francis Medical Center a “Best Regional Hospital” in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and orthopedics.

In addition, the region’s teaching hospital provides an environment for physicians to see more than 150,000 outpatients each year, perform more than 3,800 surgeries, and deliver more than 1,000 babies at a 247-bed hospital, which includes an intensive care unit.

Northeast Louisiana's hospitals and medical centers provide comprehensive care to local communities, making it easier for residents to receive the treatment and services they need in proximity to where they live.