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Ochsner Health Ranked Best in the New Orleans Area in the 2022 City Business Reader Rankings

Ochsner Health Ranked Best in the New Orleans Area in the 2022 City Business Reader Rankings

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Ochsner Health physicians, facilities and partners ranked among the region’s best in the sixth annual Reader Rankings conducted by New Orleans City Business magazine. Readers participated in a survey by voting for the best companies and services in the New Orleans area across numerous categories based on their personal experiences.

According to City Business, the 2022 Reader Rankings were calculated from 7,336 survey participants throughout New Orleans.

Ochsner Health ranked in the following categories:

  • Best Acute Care Hospital, Top Winner - Ochsner Medical Center
  • Best Cardiologist, Top Winner - Carl “Chip” Lavie, MD
  • Best Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Top Winner - Angela Marie Parise, MD
  • Best Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Winner – Katherine (Katie) Swing, MD
  • Best Health & Fitness Center, Top Winner – Ochsner Fitness Center

Ochsner Health partners ranked in the following categories:

  • Best Diagnostic Imaging Center, Winner – Slidell Memorial Hospital Imaging Center
  • Best Diagnostic Imaging Center, Winner – St. Tammany Health System Outpatient Pavilion
  • Best Emergency Room, Winner – St. Tammany Health System

The Reader Rankings survey included a nomination round, followed by a voting period to determine three winners in each category with one top winner. To view the full list of the 2022 Reader Rankings, visit

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About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has more than 34,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 40 hospitals and more than 300 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 countries. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit