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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.
07/31/15

Lafayette Strong

Lafayette General Health announced on Monday that the health system will begin selling a “Lafayette Strong” t-shirt. 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the non-profit Lafayette Central Park to aid in the construction of playgrounds in the park at the Horse Farm. The family of Jillian Johnson had requested that contributions be made to Lafayette Central Park.


07/28/15

LGMC Named One of America’s Best Stroke Centers

Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) is a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA), stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of adult disability.


07/27/15

Counseling and Crisis Response Services

Lafayette General Health has compiled the following resources to assist families, victims and the community cope with Thursday's tragedy. If you find yourself struggling to process your emotions or simply need someone to talk to, please use these resources as a starting point.


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