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Centers of Excellence

Lafayette General Health features two of Acadiana’s premier teaching hospitals, University Health & Clinics and Lafayette General Medical Center.
The Bariatric Surgery Department at Lafayette General Medical Center is accredited as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
Cancer 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.
Lafayette General Health’s (LGH) Breast Center is a designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. LGH is accredited by the American College of Radiology in Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Commuted Tomography (CT), Mammography, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Stereotactic Biopsy.
After 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.
The 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.
The orthopedics program was awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® receiving the Disease-Specific Care Certification for Joint Replacement Hip and Knee.

Jennings American Legion Hospital, LGH Announce Affiliation

Jennings American Legion Hospital (JALH) has joined Lafayette General Health (LGH) system as part of a clinical affiliation agreement signed on May 10. The clinical affiliation between LGH and JALH is neither a purchase nor an acquisition. While each organization’s ownership and governance structure will remain the same, the affiliation will enhance the economies of scale for both organizations and allow for sharing of best practices.


Lafayette General Medical Center Named One of America’s Best Stroke Centers

Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers. This evidence-based designation is the only Stroke Center award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and what women say they want from a hospital.


Lafayette General Southwest Showcases Expanded Rehabilitation Dept.

Lafayette General Southwest (LGSW), located at the corner of Congress and Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to showcase its expanded Rehabilitation Department occupying a completely renovated 4th floor.

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