Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital

Founded in 1958 as a non-profit, general acute care facility, Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital is now a full-service hospital in the “Gateway to Acadiana’s Wetlands” that serves a major role in caring for the hard-working neighbors of Vermilion Parish. Our location provides easy access to healthcare where our Emergency Department physicians and nurses provide 24/7 care when you need it most.

We are located at 1310 West 7th Street Kaplan, LA 70548. For more information, please call (337) 643-8300.

The hospital has 35 licensed beds and employs approximately 90 full-time employees in the City of Kaplan. You can reach us by calling (337) 643-8300.
As a nonprofit hospital, AKMH is committed to help patients who need help paying their hospital bills. To learn more about AKMH's Financial Assistance Policy, please click here. Financial assistance applications may be downloaded here. For more information regarding our insurance, billing and collections policies, please click here.

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The scope of services offered at Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital include:
  • General Surgery (including Laparoscopic)
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Digital Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • CT Scanning Services
  • Digital Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic and Colonoscopy Procedures
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Rehabilitation (OS, ST & PT)
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Services
  • Acute Care with Swing Bed Services
  • Home Health Services

In The News

Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) was named among the top 20 critical access hospitals in the country by iVantage Health Analytics, as announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The hospital was recognized with a Top 20 Critical Access Award for being one of the highest ranked hospitals in the country for “Best Practice in Financial Stability.”

AKMH CEO Bryce Quebodeaux attended NRHA’s awards ceremony at the Critical Access Hospital Conference held in Kansas City, MO, on October 3 to accept the award. “This is a tremendous honor for AKMH and the Kaplan community,” says Quebodeaux.

Criteria for the Top 20 Award included factors measuring competitive strength and intensity, market size and growth, population risk, patient outcomes and perspectives, and financial stability, among others.

In other hospital news, AKMH sponsored two community events; The Kaplan Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Boogies on the Boulevard,” and the La. Cajun Annual Cajun Food Festival, whose proceeds benefit the Kaplan Police Association.