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Baton Rouge’s Top Hospital

Restoring and preserving health

Since opening our doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has been a part of many of our community's groundbreaking milestones in healthcare. Our hospital was the site of the first ever heart surgery in Baton Rouge, we created the very first diabetes program, and we opened the first burn center and chemical dependency facilities in the state. Through historic changes in medicine, extraordinary developments in equipment and technology, and momentous shifts in demographics and community needs, Baton Rouge General has remained at the forefront of patient care.

Comprehensive Healthcare Services

We remain committed to serving the people of Baton Rouge. With 588 licensed beds between two campuses, our hospitals offer care from the neonatal intensive care unit to hospice. From our acclaimed Regional Burn Center, to our award-winning cancer program and heart services, our experienced team of professionals is here to get you healthier.

The BRG Experience

Comprehensive Health Services

With two campuses that work together to provide exceptional healthcare, Baton Rouge General is the regional leader in primary care and specialty programs.

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Our Physicians

First Community Hospital in Greater Baton Rouge

  • First hospital in Baton Rouge
  • Rated in the top 2% of hospitals nationwide for overall medical care
  • 115 year history of serving the community
  • Affiliated with the Tulane School of Medicine
  • Performed the first open heart surgery in Baton Rouge
  • Opened the first chemical dependency unit in Louisiana
  • Established the first Regional Burn Center in Southern Louisiana
  • Rated #1 in Louisiana for heart failure treatment

Delivering Award-Winning Healthcare Services to Baton Rouge