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General Information

University Hospital & Clinics

University Hospital & Clinics is a full-service, acute care hospital that serves Acadiana as its primary graduate medical education center by training residents and fellows, cultivating physicians for the future.

The hospital is licensed for 116 beds and is Acadiana’s largest provider of primary care and specialist appointments for patients that have Medicaid or are under-insured.

University Hospitals & Clinic offers a walk-in urgent care that accepts Medicaid 

  • Monday – Friday, 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    No appointments necessary for the Urgent Care Clinic. 

UHC is located at 2390 West Congress St. Lafayette, LA 70506. For general information, please call 261-6000. The Family Medicine/Pediatric Clinic at UHC is located at 111 Family Health Lane, Lafayette, LA 70506.

As a nonprofit hospital, UHC is committed to help patients who need help paying their hospital bills. To learn more about UHC’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. For more information about price transparency at University Hospital & Clinics, click here.

View our Colorectal Cancer in Acadiana 2017 Physician Study.
View our 2018 Community Health Needs Assessment
View our Notice of Privacy Practices
Learn more about UHC by viewing our brochure.

UHC: An Academic Center serving Acadiana

University Hospital & Clinics houses two hospital-based medical programs that provide primary care as well as acute services to the patients of Acadiana. The Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Programs serve the inpatient setting as well as clinics with highly dedicated medical staff faculty. Morning report, grand rounds and learning conferences keep our physicians up to date with the latest care and treatment plans.
University Hospital & Clinics also provides multiple specialty services with Board-certified medical staff working alongside our physicians sharing expertise and experiences to develop an individualized plan of care for the patients of UHC.

Advantages of a Teaching Hospital

  • Teaching hospitals are well known for improving the health of the communities they serve
  • The academic setting encourages a team approach to patient care
  • Highly trained medical staff teaching future generations assure health promotion for years to come