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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.
In June 2013, Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) was designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the Surgical Review Corporation.
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.

LGMC Offers Free Stroke Screenings on November 8

This 2nd annual event is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon, November 8th, on the second floor of the Burdin Riehl Center, across from the hospital. Physicians from Neuroscience Center of Acadiana at Lafayette General will be on hand with stroke risk assessments.


Physician Moving Practice to Crowley

Patrick Dale LeLeux, Jr., M.D., is moving his Internal Medicine practice from Kaplan to Crowley.


LGMC and CIS Offer Acadiana’s Only FDA-Approved Drug Coated Balloon to Patients

LGMC and CIS are among the first, and the few, in Louisiana to offer the Lutonix® 035 Drug Coated Balloon PTA Catheter (DCB) to patients for opening blockages in the legs and maintaining circulation.

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