University Medical Center New Orleans

A state-of-the-art facility committed to its 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 state-of-the-art, $1.1 billion facility opened in August 2015, UMC fills a need no other hospital can. As a public-private partnership with the State, UMC is Louisiana’s largest training center for future healthcare professionals. By providing unparalleled education and hands-on training, UMC fosters the next generation of medical experts.

UMC 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, UMC 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 UMC New Orleans.

Proud Members of the LCMC Health System