Ochsner Ranked #1 Hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report

Ochsner Medical Center (OMC), inclusive of Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist*, has been ranked the #1 hospital in Louisiana for the ninth consecutive year and recognized as a Best Hospital for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. Ochsner was also ranked #1 in the New Orleans metro area.

In addition, OMC was nationally ranked as one of the nation’s top 50 in neurology and neurosurgery in the new 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings published online. This is the 11th consecutive year that OMC has been nationally ranked among the Best Hospitals in America and is the only nationally ranked hospital in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Also announced today was OMC’s distinguished “High Performing” ranking in the following areas--cancer, gastroenterology and gastroenterology surgery, geriatrics, nephrology and orthopedics.

In June, Ochsner Hospital for Children was nationally ranked among the country’s top 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to be nationally ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country and has received this distinction for four consecutive years.