About Woman’s

Creating an exceptional experience is at the center of what we do.

Exterior of Woman's Hospital at night.

From birth to mammography, from cancer care to surgery, we want to be your resource for exceptional care. Take comfort in the fact that you've chosen a hospital that specializes in the care of women and babies and is equipped to handle the expected as well as the unexpected.

Our mission is to improve the health of women and infants.

Woman’s History

Woman’s 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.

Family looking in nursery window.

Accreditations and Honors

Woman’s performs more than 8,500 surgeries and 35,000 breast procedures and reads more than 57,000 Pap screens. It is the largest delivery service in Louisiana and was the first Baton Rouge area hospital to achieve Nursing Magnet® status. For the past sixteen years, Woman’s has been named one of Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Top Places to Work in Healthcare.

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Woman’s at a Glance, Fact Sheet FY 2023

  • Licensed hospital beds: 168
  • Licensed NICU beds: 84
  • Employees: 2,449
  • Surgeries: 9,670
  • Births: 7,924
  • Pap tests: 57,702
  • Breast procedures: 41,400
Woman’s is working with the American Hospital Association to Advance Health in America.
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