Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health

Our Children's Hospitals

Collaborative, Coordinated and Child-Focused Healthcare

Our two children’s hospitals in Baton Rouge and Lafayette provide exceptional inpatient and outpatient care for Louisiana’s children. And in Northeast Louisiana, St. Francis Medical Center offers that same exceptional pediatric care. Inside our hospitals, our young patients are many things, including brave, strong and amazing!

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Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital in Baton Rouge

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital serves as the main campus and central hub for our statewide network of pediatric healthcare. The hospital is home to an expanded St. Jude Affiliate Clinic and the only pediatric emergency room in Louisiana, staffed 24/7 by physicians certified in pediatric emergency medicine. It’s also home to one of only two dedicated pediatric trauma programs in Louisiana.

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Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lafayette

Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital provides care for children from birth to age 17. With Acadiana’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Level III surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, we are the premier pediatric hospital in our region. Our comprehensive approach to children’s health, from special needs to preventive care, provides a full spectrum of services from an experienced team you can trust.

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St. Francis Pediatrics

The pediatric team at St. Francis Medical Center strives to put a kind, human face on healthcare. Our children’s health services include an 11-bed pediatric unit and a six-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), the only PICU in Northeast Louisiana. We’re proud to provide the most extensive pediatric services in the region, including pediatric cardiology, neurosurgery and neurology.

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