Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women is dedicated to meeting the unique
healthcare needs of all women in the Lake Charles community and southwest
Louisiana. Our 14-bed women's Specialty Unit and our 24-bed Family
Birth Center provide the diagnostic and surgical care women may need at
every stage of their life.
Memorial for Women's Family Birth Center offers labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum birthing services that
are specially designed to accommodate women throughout the every phase
of your pregnancy. It is the place where more women choose to deliver
their babies in southwest Louisiana.
Designated as a
Center of Excellence by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery
(AIMIS), Memorial for Women's Minimally Invasive Women's Surgery Center is the only hospital in Louisiana to attain this designation. A hospital
or surgical center can be recognized as a Center of Excellence once it
has combined efforts with an accredited AIMIS surgeon and meets AMIS standards.
Memorial for Women exceeds the national average for open versus minimally
invasive hysterectomies. More than 80 percent of hysterectomies performed
at the hospital in the past two years were minimally invasive. The national
average is around 20 percent.
AIMIS is the nation's pre-eminent educator of minimally invasive surgical
techniques. The organization teaches minimally invasive methods, and also
supports graduates and members with opportunities to find marketing support,
consulting services and strategies to help them grow and strengthen their
Memorial for Women specializies in:
- Childbirth and high risk pregnancy care
- Neonatal care
- Women-specific health, diagnostics & surgical care
Our Education Department offers tours of the Family Birth Center every
first Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm promptly starting in the front
lobby. Tours are also offered after each Prenatal Class. If these times
do not work for your schedule, please call 337-480-7243 to make an appointment
for a tour or email our Childbirth Educator for more information.
For a vitual tour click here.
Memorial for Women
1900 W. Gauthier Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605