Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Lake Area Medical Center Provides Quality Health Care Including Neonatal ICU

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Serving residents of Southwest Louisiana since 1984, Lake Area Medical Center in Lake Charles is a leader in women’s services and operates a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Lake Area Medical Center is an 88-bed, full-service acute care hospital offering quality health care for the entire family. The facility has comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, emergency, medical and surgical services.

Lake Area Medical Center provides wellness programs for seniors and women, as well as volunteer opportunities for those who wish to learn from experienced medical practitioners. The hospital also has a health resources library and offers seminars, support groups and a tri-annual newsletter providing information on preventative health behaviors and health events. 

Specialty services at the hospital include:

  • Diagnostic imaging
  • TIF, a non-invasive surgical procedure for patients suffering from heartburn
  • Tiny Toes program in prenatal care, which provides educational materials and prenatal classes
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