BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - According to U.S. News & World Report, one Louisiana hospital is nationally ranked while five other hospitals meet national high performance standards.
All six hospitals are regionally ranked hospitals.
Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans is nationally ranked in six specialties: 23th in Neurology & Neurosurgery, 24th in Ear Nose and Throat, 31st in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, 40th in Nephrology and Pulmonology, and 45th in Orthopedics. The hospital is also ranked No. 1 in both the state and the New Orleans Metro area.
Our Lady of Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge is ranked No. 2 in Louisiana. The hospital has high performance rankings for five procedures and conditions: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacements and knee replacements.
The other regionally ranked hospitals are East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier, St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, and Willis-Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport.