Accreditations and Honors

Nationally Recognized Care

The quality of our care, the effectiveness of our services and programs, and our talented professionals who make it all possible, have received numerous and well-deserved recognitions over the years.

Accreditations and Certifications  

  • Magnet® Nursing Hospital (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
  • Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence (American College of Radiology)
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) accreditation
  • Pathology Lab Accreditation (College of American Pathologists)
  • Silver Cancer Commendation (American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer)
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)  accreditation 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield “Blue Distinction Center” for Maternity Care and  “Blue Distinction Center Plus” for Bariatrics
  • Medical Fitness Association certification for Woman’s Center for Wellness
  • The Gift Redesignation for protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding
  • AAHRPP Accreditation for Research
  • Birth Ready+ Designation (LaPQC)

Awards and Honors 

  • Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023
  • Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2023, 2022: Only U.S. hospital recognized for gynecology and maternity care to make the list
  • Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021: One of only 16 specialty hospitals in U.S. to make the list
  • Modern Healthcare's 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 , 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023
  • 4-Star Rating by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2020, 2021
  • Greater Baton Rouge Business Report "Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge" 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Louisiana Tumor Registry Gold and Silver Seals of Excellence
  • Silver Beacon Award for Excellence for Adult Intensive Care Unit
  • Baton Rouge Parents magazine "Family Favorite Birthing Hospital"

Recognized Cancer Care & Excellence



Our cancer services are accredited by the American College of Surgeons, a voluntary certification that assures you Woman's delivers optimal care. Woman’s Breast Center has been granted full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program  for Breast Centers for excellence in the treatment of breast cancer. 

Woman’s is Joint Commission accredited and specializes in breast and gynecologic cancers. We annually publish our survival rates  for the specific cancers that we treat. For additional information and resources, visit the Centers for Disease Control