Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade Celebrates Grand Opening

New clinic offers additional primary care and physical therapy access for the West Bank community

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade, located at 605 Lapalco Boulevard in Gretna, held a grand opening community event and hosted tours of their new clinic on Saturday, January 14. This new clinic location provides an additional access point to the West Bank community for Primary Care and Physical Therapy services.

“Opening this new location increases healthcare access for the West Bank community and its residents,” said Anthony DiGerolamo, Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus. “We now offer six locations on the West Bank, each offering the highest level of quality care.”

Patients of the Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade, and all patients throughout the Ochsner system, have access to MyOchsner, a secure online tool that allows patients to communicate with physicians, schedule online appointments, view lab and imaging results, prescription refills and more. In addition, Ochsner physicians use Epic as their electronic medical record system. That means no matter which Ochsner facility a patient chooses to visit, the medical staff at that facility will have full access to the patient’s medical record, ensuring the highest quality of care.

“This new clinic is yet another example of Ochsner’s commitment to providing healthcare options in this region,” said DiGerolamo. “With five clinics, the recently acquired MHM Urgent Care locations, the new Ochsner Emergency Room location in Marrero and Emergency Room expansion at Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus, West Bank residents can receive high quality care close to home. “

In addition to the Belle Meade location, Ochsner offers the following clinic and urgent care locations on the West Bank:

  • Ochsner Health Center – Algiers, 3401 Behrman Place, Algiers
  • Ochsner Health Center – Belle Chasse, 7772 Highway 23, Belle Chasse
  • Ochsner Health Center – Lapalco, 4225 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero
  • Ochsner Health Center – West Bank, 120 Meadowcrest St., Gretna
  • MHM Urgent Care West Bank – Marrero, 1625 Barataria Blvd., Suite A, Marrero
    • Also an Occupational Medicine location

For appointments to Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade or any of our West Bank locations, call 504- 371-9355 or visit www.ochsner.org/westbank. Online appointments can be made through MyOchsner patient portal or by clicking Online Appointments.

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Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 17,000 employees and over 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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