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Memorial Hospital

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, the main campus of the Memorial Health System, is the region's largest family-centered medical complex, serving the healthcare needs of Southwest Louisiana. Memorial Health System is locally-owned and operated by a Board of Trustees from the community it serves and is fully licensed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Established in 1952, the main campus consists of 313 licensed acute care beds on Oak Park Boulevard. Memorial is constantly striving to improve the patient experience by offering the best quality of care in terms of both state-of-the-art innovations and treatment options, as well as the commitment of our dedicated and compassionate staff. The main campus provides the largest array of specialty, emergency, trauma and critical care services in the community. With the largest emergency department and the only Level III trauma center in the region, Memorial provides much needed trauma services to the community. Complemented by our state-of-the art Medical Intensive Care Unit and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Memorial has the largest critical care capacity in southwest Louisiana with a total of 34 intensive care beds.

The main campus specialty care includes Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Family Medicine, General, Breast & Trauma Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopedics, Interventional Spine, Physical Rehabilitation, Pulmonology, Radiation Oncology, Rheumatology, Urology, Behavioral Health, full service laboratory and diagnostic imaging, as well as breast health, the cancer center, endoscopy center, home health, wound care, genetics and sleep health.

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Since 2006, Memorial has expanded services, physicians, technology and facilities. Capital projects have been implemented including expansion and/or modernization of lour cath lab, surgery, sterile processing, rehabilitation, food services, pediatrics, endoscopy center, emergency center and intensive care units. The 40-bed Emergency Department expansion doubled the size of the previous space to just under 26,000 sq ft. and includes specialized treatment areas for critical care, mental health and fast track non-critical care designed to improve the care process and reduce waiting times. Memorial in the only hospital in Southwest Louisiana with a Level III Trauma Center. Treating an average 63,000 patient in the ER annually, as the largest, full-service health system in Southwest Louisiana, Memorial's ER has 24/7/365 coverage of emergency medicine doctors and is a certified stroke care facility.

Lake Charles Memorial consistently receives The Joint Commission’s Gold beSeal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The Cancer Center is also a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Commission on Cancer (CoC).

Phone Directory

Main Phone Number: 337-494-3000

Prefixes are 494, unless otherwise indicated


  • Administration: 3200
  • Admissions: 3224
  • Admitting Insurance Verification: 3049
  • Billing/Collections: 3265
  • Breast Health: 4755
  • Behavioral Health: 3255
  • Cashier: 2356
  • Cancer Center/Radiation Oncology: 2121
  • Cancer Patient Navigator: 4890
  • Cardiac Rehab: 2166
  • Case Management: 2446
  • Clinical Dietitians: 2683
  • Diabetes Education: 6425
  • Dialysis: 3085
  • Emergency Room: 3038
  • Endoscopy Center: 3010
  • Financial Counselor: 2893
  • Foundation: 3226
  • Gift Shop: 2353
  • Home Health: 6444
  • Human Resources: 3255
  • Laboratory: 3195/3196
  • LSUHSC Residency Program: 6767
  • Marketing, PR & Events: 2355
  • Mammography: 4755
  • Women's Campus: 480-7444
  • Medical Records: 3149
  • Medical Staff Services: 3091
  • MRI: 2674
  • Outpatient Physical Therapy: 2556
  • Patient Representative: 3030
  • Retail Pharmacy: 2991
  • Physician Referral: 1-800-494-5264
  • Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging: 3070
  • Respiratory Therapy: 3174
  • Security: 377-8851
  • Sleep Health: 2393
  • Sports Medicine: 4790
  • Inpatient Surgery: 3006
  • Tumor Registry: 2146
  • Volunteer Auxiliary: 2493
  • Wound Care: 6700
  • Outpatient Physical Therapy: 2556

Nursing Units

  • 2N Rehab: 3057
  • 2T Oncology: 2448
  • 3T ICU: 3089
  • 3T ICU: Telemetry 2765
  • 3T Same Day Surgery: 3059
  • 3T Labor/Delivery/Surgery: 3059
  • 4T Adolescent Psych: 2436
  • 5T Med Surg: 3065
  • 6T NICU/Pediatrics: 3050
  • 6T OB Postpartum/Antepartum: 3051
  • 7T Medical /Surgical: 3053
  • 8T Medical/Surgical: 2850
  • 10T Adult Behavioral Health: 3262 or 3253
  • 10T Geriatric Behavioral Health: 3253

Waiting Rooms

  • ICU: 2394 / 2395
  • SDS/OR: 3304 / 3392

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