About Us

This blog offers quality healthcare information and news so you can be educated about your health and the health of your family. We also want this blog to be a valuable resource for you to get to know us through our personal stories. We welcome you to interact with our experts and learn more about who we are as a Catholic ministry.

About Our Lady of the Lake

Our Lady of the Lake family of services is uniquely capable of caring for a full range of illness or injury including those that are extremely complex for both pediatric and adult patients. Our family of services includes an 850-bed Regional Medical Center; dedicated Children’s Hospital; 350-provider Physician Group primary care network, free-standing emergency room in Livingston Parish; Outpatient imaging and surgery centers; Assumption Community Hospital; a network of urgent care clinics; and Our Lady of the Lake College.

A part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady, our strong sense of mission sets us apart from other hospital organizations earning a reputation for excellence, safety and quality.

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About Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is a private not-for-profit 850-bed hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, committed to building a healthy community through excellence in patient care and education. A part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Our Lady of the Lake is consistently awarded for compassionate care, clinical expertise, leading edge technology and innovation. Our Lady of the Lake is recognized in the areas of trauma and emergency care, stroke, heart & vascular, cancer care and minimally-invasive procedures and more. Our Lady of the Lake is a primary teaching site for graduate medical education programs and serves 45,000 inpatients and 350,000 outpatients annually.

For 90 years we have been dedicated to making Baton Rouge a more healthy city by encouraging healthy lifestyle choices and we thank our visitors, guests and team members for supporting our smoke-free campus.