About Us

Since opening its doors in 1945, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital has been the leader in pediatric services in the Baton Rouge community.


Over the past few decades, we have grown with the community, broadening the breadth and depth of our pediatric services to accommodate the specialized needs of children. As part of the largest private hospital in Louisiana, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital offers unmatched, comprehensive pediatric services, including:

  • Doctors in more than a dozen pediatric subspecialties, to ensure the best care possible
  • The largest local pediatric intensive care unit, to address critical needs
  • The largest local pediatric patient capacity, to meet the needs of all children
  • Certified Child Life specialists, to help families heal
  • Baton Rouge's only 24-hour, seven-day-a-week pediatric emergency room to meet urgent and often unexpected needs

Medical Staff

We are proud of our extensive medical staff which includes more than 100 pediatricians and family practice doctors, including many who specialize in specific pediatric illnesses. These specialists include:

Children's Hospital Staff

Our professional team includes nurses, nursing assistants, patient care assistants, Child Life Specialists, laboratory and x-ray technicians and respiratory therapists who are all specially trained to work with children and their families.

Child Life Specialists

The Child Life Specialists at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital work as child advocates, helping diminish patients' fears and anxiety before, during and after medical procedures. Our specialists meet with children to describe in easy-to-understand terms, what they can expect from their stay at the hospital and provide therapeutic play to provide comfort and reassurance to the children.

A Winning Team

Through our unique collaboration of physicians, staff and specialists, we offer an experience that addresses the need of the whole child. Selecting Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital means selecting excellence.



Kids are amazing,
We're doing amazing things for them.

Specialty Care for Children


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At Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital our patients and their families are cared for with dignity, respect and compassion - where advanced pediatric medical treatment is delivered with sincere love, affection and appreciation for children and their special needs.
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