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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.
09/20/17

AKMH Outpatient Department Expands Hours

Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) is expanding the hours of its Outpatient Department.  The department will begin seeing patients on Saturday mornings from 7 a.m. - Noon, starting October 7.


09/19/17

Lafayette General named ‘Great Oncology Program’ for 2017

Becker's Hospital Review recently released its 2017 edition of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs”. Only two facilities in Louisiana earned recognition, Lafayette General Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center. In 2015, Lafayette General Health and Ochsner Health System formed a strategic partnership to increase local access to care, improve quality and reduce the cost of healthcare for patients across southwest Louisiana.


09/19/17

New Family Physician Coming to Kaplan

Lafayette General Health and Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital welcome family medicine physician Shauna Bienvenu, M.D., who is opening her practice in Kaplan on October 16.


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