Baton Rouge General Breaks Ground On New Medical Office Building


Baton Rouge General Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 31, 2012 for their new, state-of-the-art medical office building to be located on the Bluebonnet campus. This event is part of a larger hospital expansion project on the Bluebonnet campus, and follows the recent addition of a new four room operating suite equipped with innovative hybrid heart surgery technology and minimally invasive robotics. With the completion of this surgical services expansion and this week's medical office building groundbreaking, Baton Rouge General moves one step closer to becoming a fully integrated medical community. 

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is a full-service community hospital, with 544 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first hospital in Baton Rouge, opening its doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has a long history of groundbreaking milestones, as well as providing the Greater Baton Rouge community with high quality healthcare for generations.

Baton Rouge General is affiliated with and also serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition to serving as a satellite campus for Tulane medical students in the LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Discovery) Academy program, Baton Rouge General also offers a Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Nursing and School of Radiologic Technology. Baton Rouge General, an accredited teaching hospital since 1991, is committed to exceptional medical education and serves a diverse population that is representative of the types of patients, injuries, illnesses and healthcare needs most frequently seen by physicians in private practice. For more information, visit