Patients & Visitors
A Legacy of Caring
Baton Rouge General is unique. It is the city’s first full-service
hospital and has been providing for the healthcare needs of our community
for more than a century. Our legacy is one of compassion and caring, innovation
and leadership. Without question, you'll find some of the best medical
technology available at Baton Rouge General, but it's the attention
to detail and genuine kindness of our staff that people remember most.
Our hospital is a regional leader in primary care and specialty programs
offered on two campuses, Bluebonnet and Mid City. With a staff of 800
highly skilled physicians and 3,500 employees, we work as a team to create
exceptional experiences --- one patient at a time.
Patients Come First at Baton Rouge General
Baton Rouge General recognizes that being treated close to home and having
the support of family and friends is an important part of healing and
recovery. Therefore, we offer amenities that make your stay as comfortable
This includes valet parking, flexible visiting hours, and interpreting
services for non-English speaking patients. To address patients’
emotional well-being, we provide 24-hour pastoral care to patients of
all faiths, and our Arts in Medicine program promotes healing through
music and the arts.
We also offer a wide array of dining options in our cafeteria and coffee
shops, as well as shopping opportunities at our Gift Tree. We have a remarkable
staff of volunteers who support our staff and help our patients and visitors
with directions, information, and any other assistance they might need.
Bringing Our Values to Life
We thank you for choosing Baton Rouge General for your healthcare needs.
We are committed to values such as excellence, service, integrity and
respect, and we try to bring these values to life in the way we care for
our patients. At Baton Rouge General, it is our honor and privilege to
care for you and your family.