Nicknamed the “Big Easy”, New Orleans is known for it’s vibrant culture, music and cuisine. Located on the Mississippi River and on the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans brings together cultures of the Americas, Africa and France. With the French Quarter’s music and the art of Jackson Square, it’s no wonder people from all over the world flock here every year to experience the culture of this city in the south. There is nothing quite like the New Orleans wild wetlands or its Cajun food. For medical travelers looking for a southern experience, there just happens to be a nationally ranked top hospital nearby.
Ochsner Medical Center is the top hospital in New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. Though highly ranked in 12 specialties, this facility was top ranking in 6 medical specialties including Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, and Ear, Nose and Throat. The facility also has a few centers dedicated to specialties and surgeries such as the Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. Groundbreaking surgery and care happens here. The fetal team at Ochsner Medical Center performed the first fetal surgery in the south gulf region, correcting a Spina bifida birth defect.
Medical tourism patients have a lot to benefit from by visiting the city of New Orleans. After receiving world class care from the city’s great doctors, patients can enjoy the vibrant music and art scene as well as the world renowned culinary experiences offered in this culturally diverse city.