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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.
07/17/17

Lafayette General Southwest Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care

Lafayette General Southwest (LGSW), a campus of Lafayette General Medical Center, has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. Emergency Room waiting times are one of the key measurements for the award.


07/14/17

Lafayette General Medical Center Moves into D4 Phase of Becoming a Baby-Friendly Hospital

Baby-Friendly USA, Inc., announced Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) has achieved D4 – Designation status, in the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI). Becoming a Baby-Friendly Hospital is a comprehensive, detailed and thorough journey towards excellence in providing evidence-based maternity care with the goal of achieving optimal infant feeding outcomes and mother/baby bonding.


07/13/17

Lafayette General Foundation Taking Applications for Mayci Breaux Scholarship

Lafayette General Foundation (LGF) is now accepting applications for the Mayci Breaux Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will be awarded to the student(s) who most exemplify Mayci’s passion for life and her pursuit of academic excellence in the field of radiologic technology.


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