Ochsner Medical Center | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2015

Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans). Founded in 1942, Ochsner Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Ochsner Health System, the largest nonprofit system in Louisiana. The 473-bed hospital boasts more than 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties.

Ochsner Medical Center houses the Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and the Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. The hospital is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery.

Magnet designated for nursing excellence, the hospital has earned a reputation for providing high-quality care. It was named the No. 1 hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report in its 2014-15 rankings, with nine of the hospital's adult specialties earning a spot among the top 50 in the nation.

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