Specialized Adult Care

Ochsner continuously strives to meet the ever changing patient and community needs through an extensive offering of medical specialties and community outreach. Our vision is to be a global medical and academic leader who will save and change lives.

Medical Specialties

Click on the links below to view our doctors practicing in the following medical specialties.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Surgical Specialties

Hospital Services

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • 32-bed unit
  • Unit cares for both medical and surgical patients
  • Lead by Medical and Surgical Intensivists
  • Specialized RN staff who are handpicked and go through a rigorous 12-week orientation process
  • Sepsis program

Neurological Critical Care Unit (NCCU)

  • Unit led by a Neurology Intensivists
  • Specialized Neurology trained Registered Nurses
  • Stroke Team
  • RN staff who are handpicked and go through a rigorous 12-week orientation process

Rehab Unit


  • CARF (Commission on Accreditation Rehab Facilities) for General Rehabilitation and Stroke Specialty Program
  • Three therapists with Neurology Development Training
  • Three hours of therapy daily
  • Two PM&R Physicians specializing in stroke care
  • Six certified Rehab Nurses
  • Post Stroke Clinic
  • "Brain Gym" for treatment of stroke

Special Programs

Stroke Telemedicine Program (ASSERT)

  • Remote treatment for medical conditions, such as stroke
  • Service enables patients to receive immediate evaluation by stroke neurologists
  • Eliminates the geographical penalty associated with access to specialized care
  • Experienced medical staff that guides you thru each step of the process

Advanced Stroke Team Options

  • Collaborative Stroke Team comprised of vascular neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons and vascular surgeons
  • Offer multiple options to revascularize intracranial vessels, including clot removal with MERCI or Penumbra devices, use of intra-arterial thrombolytics, cerebral stenting and aneurysm coiling
  • Team uses advanced imaging techniques to guide treatment in patients that may be outside of traditional treatment windows, but that may still have benefit, if treated

Regional Referral Center Hotline: 1-855-OHS-LINK (647-5465)

Clinic Concierge Hotline: 1-855-312-4190

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