Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Announces New Locations
Urgent Care and Primary Care Centers Opening this Year
SHREVEPORT, La. – Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport announces the opening of two Urgent Care centers and an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics location that will provide primary care services. All three locations are scheduled to open this year.
Scheduled to open in early September, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Internal Medicine and Pediatrics will provide primary care services treating all ages from newborns through all phases of life. The office will be located at 1023 Provenance Blvd., Suite 130 in the Provenance development on Southern Loop and will offer laboratory and diagnostic services including X-ray.
A new Urgent Care center will open this fall in Bossier City at 2113 Airline Drive, Suite 100 and in December, another Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Urgent Care will open in the University Place shopping center at 1641 E. 70th Street, Suite 300 in Shreveport.
For more information about Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, please visit www.ochsnerlsuhs.org.
On Oct. 1, 2018, Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) and LSU Health Shreveport jointly formed Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport to oversee and coordinate activities between the health sciences center and the healthcare delivery system in Shreveport and Monroe, La. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is a public private partnership with a vision to improve health and well-being of its communities, access to care, quality, and facilities, expand patient-centered technology, grow the medical school, and enhance research in North Louisiana by building on the strengths of Ochsner and LSU Health Shreveport. Under the new structure, Ochsner brings their nationally-recognized expertise to the management of operations for partner hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, clinics and the clinical activity of the LSUHSC-S Faculty Group Practice. LSU will continue to successfully oversee the LSUHSC-S School of Medicine, School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies, Graduate Medical Education, and research initiatives.
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport includes North Louisiana’s only Level 1 Trauma Center at its 452-bed hospital in Shreveport, La. The organization also operates a 244-bed hospital in Monroe, La. With more than 3,400 employees and the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Physician Group of approximately 500 physicians, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport serves more than 135,000 patients with more than 600,000 visits annually.