University Medical Center New Orleans

An academic hospital committed to our community

University Medical Center New Orleans, home of the Rev. Avery C. Alexander Academic Research Hospital, continues a rich legacy dating back nearly 300 years. From the beginnings of Charity Hospital to the $1.1 billion facility that opened in August 2015, University Medical Center fills a need no other hospital can. As a public-private partnership with the State, University Medical Center is Louisiana’s largest training center for future healthcare professionals. By providing unparalleled education and hands-on training, University Medical Center fosters the next generation of medical experts.

University Medical Center New Orleans offers a full catalog of services performed by leading doctors, nurses, and professionals. Patients visit us to receive advanced medical attention from trusted industry experts who take advantage of the latest technologies and treatment methods available to them.

UMC provides:

  • Primary care services
  • Chronic disease management
  • Illness diagnosis and treatment
  • Complete laboratory services
  • 24/7 emergency services

As the region’s only verified Level 1 Trauma Center, University Medical Center has the highest level response for patients with severe injuries. Our emergency treatment is prompt and effective, provided by an experienced staff with your needs and comfort in mind.

We are committed to being a top destination for compassionate, comprehensive care for all patients throughout the region. Contact us or visit to learn more about University Medical Center New Orleans.

Proud Members of the LCMC Health System