University Medical Center - Lafayette

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University Medical Center

University Medical Center at Lafayette is a 117 bed acute care hospital located at Lafayette, Louisiana. In addition to the primary care services, Family Practice and Internal Medicine, University Medical Center offers Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Interventional Radiology. Other services include: Orthopaedics, ENT, General Surgery, Infectious Disease and OB/Gyn.

Since the closure of various hospitals in New Orleans, the hospital has acquired the services of a transplant surgeon.  The LSU interventional cardiology department also relocated to UMC. At the present time, the only interventional cardiology services in the HCSD hospitals are performed here. As a result, UMC has become a referral center for the other hospitals in the system.


Lafayette - the heart of Cajun Country and the cultural center of Louisiana's heritage. Here you'll discover the rich history of French, Spanish and Caribbean ancestors. These diverse cultures come together creating art and architecture, music and dance, food and celebrations and a "Joie de Vivre" that has influenced not only the lives of everyone in the state, but has made an impact on the entire world.

The state of Louisiana is called "The Sportsman's Paradise" for many reasons, not the least of which is the wonderfully, warm year-round climate. Championship golf courses, hiking and biking trails, bird watching, and canoe trips through the swamps and bayous are just some of the many outdoor adventures that await you in Lafayette.