Best Hospitals in Louisiana

Louisiana has one hospital that is nationally ranked. Nine other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the New Orleans metro area.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Baton Rouge, New Orleans

Best Hospitals by Region

Northeastern Louisiana, Northwestern Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana, Southwestern Louisiana

State Rank Hospital No. of Specialties Nationally Ranked No. of Specialties High-Performing
#1

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

Ranked #1 in New Orleans metro area

Recognized in Southeastern Louisiana

8 Nationally Ranked Specialties
4 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Willis-Knighton Medical Center

Shreveport, LA

Recognized in Northwestern Louisiana

11 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Rapides Regional Medical Center

Alexandria, LA

Recognized in Southwestern Louisiana

5 High-Performing Specialties
#4

St. Francis Medical Center

Monroe, LA

Recognized in Northeastern Louisiana

3 High-Performing Specialties

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#5

WK Bossier Health Center

Bossier City, LA

Recognized in Northwestern Louisiana

2 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

Recognized in Baton Rouge metro area

Recognized in Southeastern Louisiana

1 High-Performing Specialty
#6

Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier

Shreveport, LA

Recognized in Northwestern Louisiana

1 High-Performing Specialty
#6

Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner

Kenner, LA

Ranked #2 in New Orleans metro area

Recognized in Southeastern Louisiana

1 High-Performing Specialty
#6

Our Lady of Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

Recognized in Baton Rouge metro area

Recognized in Southeastern Louisiana

1 High-Performing Specialty
#6

Woman's Hospital

Baton Rouge, LA

Recognized in Baton Rouge metro area

Recognized in Southeastern Louisiana

1 High-Performing Specialty

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The Methodology & Awards

Gold — Nationally Ranked: hospitals that excel in difficult cases in one or more specialties.

Silver — High-Performing: hospitals in the tier just below nationally ranked Best Hospitals.

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