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Award-Winning Lafayette General: Acadiana’s Largest Hospital

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Lafayette General Medical Center is the largest healthcare provider in Acadiana and the area’s only community-owned hospital. The Joint Commission — the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America — named the hospital a recipient of the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for its excellence in evidence-based clinical processes for heart attacks, heart failures and pneumonia.

Lafayette General’s services include:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Cancer Center 
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Chest Pain ER
  • Heart and Vascular Center
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • The Pavilion, for women and infants
  • Pediatric Services
  • Stroke Center
  • Surgery, the da Vinci Surgery System for certain procedures  

Lafayette General is one of two healthcare facilities in the area to feature the da Vinci Surgical System, robotic surgery that minimizes pain and shortens recovery time.

The Pavilion birthing center features spacious modern rooms where mothers and babies receive couplet care, allowing them to remain together for all procedures. The Pavilion also includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, one of the most technologically advanced NICUs in Acadiana.  

Photo Credit: Lafayette General Medical Center