2018 Fact Sheet

Woman’s Hospital

Woman’s mission is to improve the health of women and infants.

Woman’s Hospital was one of the first women’s specialty hospitals in the nation, and is currently one of the largest in the United States. Opened in November 1968, Woman’s is a private, nonprofit organization that is consistently recognized for its care of women and infants.

  • Woman’s performs more than 7,300 surgeries, 43,900 mammograms, and 75,700 Pap screens.
  • Woman’s is the 17th largest delivery service in the United States and the largest in Louisiana.
  • Woman’s was the first area hospital to achieve Nursing Magnet® status.
  • Woman’s received the 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey Associates, Inc. for outstanding patient experience and the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures recognition from The Joint Commission. 
  • For the past ten years, Woman’s has been named one of Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Top Places to Work in Healthcare.

Woman’s at a Glance

  • Licensed hospital beds: 168
  • Licensed NICU beds: 84
  • Employees: 1,831
  • Surgeries: 7,307
  • Births: 8,638
  • Pap tests: 75,707
  • Breast procedures: more than 43,907

Woman’s Services


  • Accredited bariatric surgery program
  • Breast and gynecologic oncology
  • Prenatal and women’s health education
  • Endoscopy
  • Genetic counseling
  • Comprehensive imaging and laboratory services
  • Level III Regional Obstetrics Unit
  • Level III Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine 
  • Pediatric subspecialty clinics
  • Respiratory therapy/EKG
  • Therapy: Speech, physical and occupational

Woman’s Facilities

  • Woman’s Hospital
  • Woman’s Child Development Center
  • Woman’s Center for Wellness
  • Physician Office Building
  • Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion (2018)
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center (2018)