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  • Welcome home

    Our patients are the heart of what we do, and we are ready to care for you and your family with new operations in place to keep our patients and staff safe.

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  • Free LCMC Health Nurse Hotline

    Let’s continue being extraordinary together as we fight against coronavirus. Our convenient nurse hotline is here to help guide you with health concerns, assist with finding care, and offer information on COVID-19 screenings, test results, and return-to-work screenings.

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One-of-a-kind hospital in Marrero

The care you need, close to home.

From the time we opened our doors in April of 1960, West Jefferson Medical Center has delivered one-of-a-kind care to the Westbank community of Jefferson Parish.

Today, we’re a 419-bed, not-for-profit hospital offering specialized, comprehensive care in more than 50 specialties and sub-specialties in medicine.

Our departments for spinal surgery, neuroscience, and neurosurgery are ranked in the top 5 in Louisiana, according to Healthgrades. We have a prestigious cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, as well as an Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stoke Centers by The Joint Commission.

In 2019 we were named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades. We continue to meet and exceed national standards for care. That means you can count on us to bring the latest and greatest expertise to your care, every time you step through our doors.

At West Jefferson Medical Center, treating you like family is the only way we know. With a long legacy of caring for generations of families on the Westbank, our physicians and staff go the extra mile to deliver personalized care with compassion and commitment.

We’re a hospital on a mission to help you get to the very best version of you. No matter where you are on your healthcare journey, the best in healthcare is right here on the Westbank of New Orleans.

Defining Quality

  • 2019 Healthgrades Award America's 100 Best Stroke Care Centers

    Healthgrades recognized WJMC as one of America's 100 Best Stroke Care Centers and Stroke Care Excellence awards in 2019
  • 2019 Healthgrades America's 250 best hospitals

    Healthgrades recognized WJMC as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals in 2019.
  • 2019 Healthgrades award Neurosciences Excellence

    Healthgrades recognized WJMC with the Neurosciences Excellence award in 2019.

  • West Jefferson Medical Center has been designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR), which recognizes our facility's commitment to patient safety and effective diagnostic care.

  • The Commission on Cancer recognizes that the Cancer Program at West Jeff meets the CoC quality care standards and maintains levels of excellence in delivering comprehensive patient care.
  • Fair Warnings Certified Achievement Award logo

    West Jefferson Medical Center is a FairWarning® Ready Certified Care Provider at the Professional Achievement Level, demonstrating its dedication to patient privacy.
  • 2018 Healthgrades America's 100 Best Stroke Care and Stroke Care Excellence Award logos

    Healthgrades recognized WJMC as one of America's 100 Best Stroke Care Centers and Stroke Care Excellence awards in 2018.
  • 2018 Get with the Guidelines logo

    The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. 
  • Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Award

    The Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award designation recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. 
  • Healthgrades 2017 Treatment of Stroke Five-Star Recipient logo

    This achievement places WJMC among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation as measured by lowest risk-adjusted mortality.
  • 2017 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award logo

    West Jefferson is the ONLY hospital in the Greater New Orleans Area to achieve Top 5% in the nation for Patient Safety Excellence in 2017.
  • RAD Award
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    West Jefferson Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology.
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Logo for Nuclear Cardiology

    As an Accredited Facility for Nuclear Cardiology by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, our hospital demonstrates a commitment to quality care.
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Logo for Echocardiography

    As an Accredited Facility for Echocardiography by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, our hospital demonstrates a commitment to quality care.