FMOLHS logo
ServicesFind a Doctor
Locations
Patients & Guests
Research and Education

Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital

One of two cardiovascular care campuses within the Our Lady of Lourdes Health family, Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital is a nationally recognized cardiac care center setting national benchmarks for the treatment of a variety of heart conditions. It’s why we’re considered a Cardiovascular Center of Excellence and why thousands of Acadiana patients trust us with their hearts.

Learn About Your Risk for Heart Disease

You're never too young - or too old - to take care of your heart. Take an important step toward heart health today and learn about your risk for heart disease here.


Our Achievements:

  • The Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital is the only hospital in Louisiana with a Joint Commission-accredited program for the treatment of congestive heart failure.
  • Our chest pain network is the only one of its kind in Acadiana, created by forging relationships with emergency departments in outlying communities to share best practices, improve care, and increase access to advanced treatments and technology.
  • We are the first in Lafayette to offer the minimally invasive TransCarotid Artery Revascularization procedure for stroke prevention. 
  • We are the first hospital in Acadiana to offer the Micra™ pacemaker, which is the size of vitamin pill but capable of regulating heartbeats just like bigger pacemakers. Implanting the Micra™ pacemaker reduces the risk of infection and allows a much shorter recovery time than a traditional pacemaker.

The Heart Hospital is committed to raising the bar for patient-focused cardiac care through our highly trained cardiologists, cardiovascular/thoracic surgeons and vascular surgeons. Our medical advances and the innovative resources we share with Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center’s cardiovascular services enable us to help thousands of patients achieve a better quality of life.

Our Innovative Work

More about the state-of-the-art technology and procedures available at Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital
  • MitraClip™ Therapy

    This less-invasive treatment option is available for heart disease patients too ill for open-heart surgery. The MitraClip™ device is guided through a vein in the leg to the heart, where it is clipped to reverse mitral regurgitation, the disease in which a heart valve doesn’t close properly, causing blood to leak backward.

    The procedure allows for a shorter recovery time and can help patients who otherwise must rely on medication to manage their symptoms without fully treating mitral regurgitation.

  • Nationally Certified TAVR Program

    In 2021, Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital became home to Acadiana’s first nationally certified Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program. The American College of Cardiology recognized the Heart Hospital for its expertise in the care of patients undergoing the TAVR procedure.

    The procedure uses a catheter inserted in a small incision site to deliver a replacement valve when an existing aortic valve is damaged or not working properly. The minimally invasive procedure can help patients who may not otherwise be able to undergo open surgery.

  • WATCHMAN™ Device for AFib Patients

    Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital treats patients with atrial fibrillation, or AFib, using the WATCHMAN™ Device. This minimally invasive procedure closes off an area of the heart called the left atrial appendage (LAA), which is often the area where harmful blood clots form. By closing off the LAA, risk of stroke may be reduced and patients are able to stop taking long-term blood thinners over time.
  • TCAR Procedure for Stroke Prevention

    Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital is the first in Lafayette to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries known as carotid artery disease. The minimally invasive procedure, called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization, or TCAR, utilizes a new FDA-approved neuroprotection system that temporarily reverses blood flow in the artery during the procedure. Dangerous bits of plaque and blood clots that could dislodge and otherwise travel to the brain and cause a stroke are safely diverted away while a dedicated transcarotid stent is inserted to open and stabilize the blockage.
Lourdes Heart Hospital logo

1105 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, LA 70508

Hours:
Business: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visiting: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Other Facilities in Acadiana

Discover more across Our Lady of Lourdes Health.

View Locations

Learn About Your Risk for Heart Disease

You're never too young - or too old - to take care of your heart. Take an important step toward heart health today and learn about your risk for heart disease here.

Click here to find out more

Helpful Links for Patients and Guests

Have questions? We’re here to listen.

Contact Us