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lafayette hospitalsLafayette General Health features two of Acadiana’s premier teaching hospitals, University Health & Clinics and Lafayette General Medical Center.
lghThe Bariatric Surgery Department at Lafayette General Medical Center is accredited as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This weight loss surgery can be performed in Lafayette, LA at LGMC and is increasingly common.
gastroenterologist lafayette laCancer Center of Acadiana spans across South Louisiana, bringing closer to home world renowned cancer treatments normally found at medical centers in Houston and New Orleans. The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) granted a 3-year accreditation to CCA. Many believe it's difficult to find cancer treatment nearby, but we have CoC treatment centers in Lafayette, Eunice, Abbeville, Crowley, New Iberia, and Opelousas.
lafayette la hospitalsLafayette General’s Breast Center is a designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Accreditations by the American College of Radiology include Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Commuted Tomography (CT), Mammography, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Stereotactic Biopsy. 
lafayette hospitals louisianaAfter undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Lafayette General Medical Center earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
lgh hospitalThe neuroscience program at Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) attained Center of Excellence status in 2012 based on the results of a Neuroscience Center of Excellence® survey. On staff is:
  • Dr. Alan Appley
  • Dr. Thomas Burtuccini
  • Dr. Dani Bidros
  • Dr. William Brennan
  • Dr. Jason Cormier
  • Dr. Stephen Goldware
  • Dr. Patrick Juneau
  • Dr. Ricado Leoni
  • Dr. Ilyas Munshi
  • Dr. Jayme Trahan
la hospitalThe orthopedics program was awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® receiving the Disease-Specific Care Certification for Joint Replacement Knee, Hip and Shoulder. Lafayette General is home to some of the most talented Orthpedic surgeons in the field today.
04/26/18

University Hospital & Clinics becomes a Medicare Certified Diabetes Self-Management Education program through AADE-Accreditation

University Hospital & Clinics (UHC) was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), a National Accredited Organization (NAO), certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This will allow people with diabetes in and around Lafayette increased access to high-quality diabetes education services.


04/03/18

Lafayette General Health issues formal letter to State officials asserting termination of Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

The termination will be effective June 30 if the State does not appropriate full funding by that date.


03/22/18

Building on Quality Health Care Close to Home -4th Annual AGH Spring Gala Raises funds for ER Project

Building on Quality Healthcare Close to Home was the general theme of the evening as more than 360 supporters joined together at the Grand Opera House of the South on Friday, March 16, for the 4th Annual Acadia General Hospital Spring Gala. The evening event grossed over $180,000 to benefit the expansion and renovation for the hospital’s new Emergency Room. Crowley residents, Donna and George Corley, served as honorary gala chairpersons, and for the 4th year in a row, Elder Outreach served as the presenting sponsor of the event.


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