Our Health System

The only locally-owned, regional community healthcare system in Lake Charles, Lake Charles Memorial Health System consists of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, a 314-bed acute care facility at our main campus on Oak Park Boulevard; Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women, a 38-bed women's health services facility at Gauthier and Nelson Roads; a 29-bed long term acute care Memorial Specialty Hospital on DeBakey Drive, Moss Memorial Health Clinic & Urgent Care on Walters Road for uninsured populations in need of primary and specialty care, Archer Institute, our new behavioral health hospital on Nelson Road; the Memorial Medical Group & Urgent Care Clinic, our affiliate physician group comprised of over 95 specialists with their own Urgent Care Clinic on Nelson Road; and Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program which trains primary care physicians.

In 2017, the health system employed more than 2700 full-time, part-time and prn employees and is one of the largest non-government employers in the area. Memorial is a true community health system, run by a board of local volunteers from all walks of business, industry and public service. It is one of an elite group of health systems that belongs to the people of Southwest Louisiana and serves everyone regardless of age, race, gender or financial status.