Your Baby's Health
Is Our Priority

We are a group of board-certified neonatologists who supervise care at the Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care unit (NICU) in Lafayette, LA. Your baby’s health is our priority.

Hours of Operation

Business Office Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We provide care at the Ochsner LGMC NICU 24/7 to meet the needs of our patients

Our Difference

These graphs show the Ochsner LGMC NICU performance as highlighted (BLUE LINES) against the performances of NICU’s across Louisiana (GREEN LINES), and the United States using the Vermont Oxford NICU Data Network (PINK LINES). The higher the line, the more often these events take place, with the lower the line, the LESS these events take place.

Nosocomial Infections

Nosocomial infections are infections acquired while in the hospital after 3 days of life after

Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious condition that occurs in mostly extremely premature babies when

Chronic Lung Disease

Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) in infants refers to long-term breathing and lung problems in premature