The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana

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At The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life, and to delivering high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana is a full-service, acute care hospital that offers a full spectrum of services including cardiovascular, general surgery, orthopedics, emergency services, rehabilitation and outpatient surgery. We are a Center of Excellence for bariatric surgery, as well as an accredited Cycle II Chest Pain facility.

In an effort to expand the spectrum of services we provide to the Lafayette area and beyond, we recently announced that we’ve installed a new state-of-the-art surgical navigation system for orthopedic surgery, making us the first in the Lafayette area to use a computer-assisted navigation system in conjunction with orthopedic hip and knee replacement. Our other services include: Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery), Chemotherapy (Inpatient and Outpatient), Emergency Services (Level II) and Express Care, Hemodialysis, Laser Surgery, Outpatient Surgery, Pain Management Clinic, Rehabilitation Services, Radiology Services, Special Care Units (ICU, CCU, SICU), and Urology. As one of the few full service hospitals in the area, we have many resources to offer a physician in today’s uncertain practice environment.

The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana can also offer practicing physicians a wide variety of practice options tailored specifically for your needs, from simply offering staff privileges, to call and inpatient coverage through our Hospitalist program, practice management, billing services, employee hiring, payroll services, health and retirement benefits, and even buyout of existing practice assets for physicians looking at employment options. Most importantly, as one of the premier medical facilities in the Lafayette area, The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana has an exceptional staff of sub-specialty trained physicians available as a resource to you.

Lafayette, LA is a beautiful college town located in south-central Louisiana. The heart of Acadiana (or Cajun land), it boasts of the best food, music and culture in Louisiana. It sits on the I-10, allowing easy access to Houston and New Orleans. As a tort reform state, Louisiana has much to offer physicians who will be entering the private practice arena in today's uncertain medical market. And currently, billions of dollars are pouring into the state as a result of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and these efforts to revitalize the coastal areas are having a ripple effect throughout the state.

Lafayette is very proud of its educational amenities. The University of Louisiana, Lafayette has a student enrollment of over 18,000 and offers 80 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs. U of L also competes at the highest NCAA level of competition, Division 1. Finally, Lafayette also supports a strong public, private, and parochial school system for all ages.

With a unique and interesting blend of Deep South tradition, French-Acadian, English and Indian heritage, this area offers a multitude of opportunities and experiences which make South Louisiana a great place to live, work, and enjoy life. Cultural events and resources are an integral part of life in Southwest Louisiana. Not only does Lafayette support a strong medical and business economy, it is also home to numerous outstanding art galleries, restaurants, and music entertainment venues. Plus enjoy the different cultural experiences of Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA both just a short drive from Lafayette. Its close proximity to the Louisiana Gulf Coast and the Atchafalaya Basin, makes Lafayette an outdoor enthusiasts dream. Aside from great parks and golf courses, some of South Louisiana’s best boating and fishing is just minutes away.