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Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital

A campus of Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital  (LG Ortho) serves as an extension of our main campus. 

Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital licensed for 131 beds and an ER that is accessible from both Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. and Congress Street. Please call 981-2949 for more information.

This full service hospital offers emergency room services, imaging services, rehabilitation services, as well as a team of board certified orthopaedic surgeons at Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center — located in the Medical Office Building on the hospital’s campus.

As the only dedicated facility of its kind in the region, Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital boasts the most robust package of services and surgical talent in orthopaedics. Plus, with the Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center located within the hospital, patients have an immediate first point of contact for arranging consultations, managing visits and planning procedures. To learn more or to make an appointment at Lafayette General Orthopaedic Center, call (337) 703-3201.

As a nonprofit hospital, LG Ortho is committed to help patients who need help paying their hospital bills. To learn more about LG Ortho’s Financial Assistance Policy, please click here. For Financial Assistance Policy Plain Language Summary, please click here. Financial assistance applications may be downloaded here. For more information regarding our insurance, billing and collections policies, please click here. For more information about price transparency at Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital, click here.

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Award-winning, nationally-recognized orthopaedic program

Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) is certified by The Joint Commission for Disease-Specific Care for Joint Replacement of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder giving it the Gold Seal of Approval among Acadiana hospitals. The national survey firm Press Ganey, Inc., places LGMC in the top 1% in the nation for orthopaedic patient satisfaction, making it clear that LGMC is the optimal place for orthopaedic care. There’s no stronger endorsement of care than the word of our patients.

WomenCertified® also named LGMC among America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics. Earning a Woman’s Choice Award is based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital such as quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women. Learn more about our Orthopaedic program.