Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Established in 1952, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is the region’s largest family- centered medical complex that is locally owned and operated. Currently a 352-bed facility, has the largest emergency department in 2014 then began expansion to double it’s size when it opened in 2016.
It is considered a regionally significant center of petrochemical refining, gaming, tourism and education. This is the home of McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. Also known as the Lake Area due to the lakes and waterways throughout the city.