Fast Facts

LSU Health New Orleans is Louisiana's flagship and most comprehensive academic health sciences center. Known for the quality of its academic and training programs, LSU Health New Orleans educates the majority of Louisiana's health care professionals.

LSU Health New Orleans campuses

The main campus is near downtown New Orleans. The Dental School campus is near City Park. Maps and Directions

LSU Health Sciences Center

433 Bolivar Street

New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 568-4808

LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry

1100 Florida Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 619-8700

LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine has onsite instructional sites in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, LA.

Chancellor: Dr. Steve Nelson was appointed Interim Chancellor in October 2021.

History: LSU Health New Orleans was founded in 1931 as a university named LSU Medical Center.

Components: LSU Health New Orleans comprises a School of Medicine, the only School of Nursing in Louisiana within an academic health sciences center, the only School of Dentistry in the state, a School of Allied Health Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, Louisiana's only public School of Public Health and four Centers of Excellence.

Budget: The annual operating budget of LSU Health New Orleans is more than $900 million. State general funds comprise less than 10% of annual revenues.

Employment: LSU Health New Orleans employs more than 2,000 people.

Economic Impact: LSU Health New Orleans generated $1+ billion in sales, more than $562 million in earnings, and more than 12,600 direct and indirect annualized jobs.

Enrollment: Total enrollment of LSU Health New Orleans averages nearly 3,000 students.

Patient Care: LSU Health New Orleans faculty staff hospitals and clinics in the metropolitan New Orleans area, as well as in Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Medical school faculty are responsible for more than 1,000,000 patient visits annually. Dental school faculty provide care through about 100,000 clinic visits a year.

Residents: About 1,000 residents and fellows are completing their training in LSU Health New Orleans programs in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Bogalusa, Lafayette and Lake Charles.

Research: LSU Health New Orleans faculty successfully competed for more than $450 million in research funding over the past ten years.