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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’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.
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 Knee, Hip and Shoulder.

AKMH Launches Telecardiology Program

Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) has partnered with Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) to enhance its cardiology services and give patients access to a cardiologist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The new Telecardiology program launched today links patients to the CIS office in Opelousas, and the services of Cardiologist Kris Lindsay, M.D.


Lafayette General Health Named 2016 Most Wired

Lafayette General Health (LGH) has been named a winner of the 2016 Most Wired award by the American Hospital Association (AHA). This is the first year the award was presented to the entire health system, instead of individual hospitals that have earned the award in previous years.


Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund Announced

Launch of the Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund through Lafayette General Foundation was announced in a celebration event at Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) this afternoon.

Dondie Breaux (center), mother of Mayci Breaux, is flanked by her husband Kevin and daughter Ali, along with Lafayette General Health President David L. Callecod (left) and Lafayette General Foundation Executive Director Cian Robinson (right).

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