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.