We are educating and training the next generation of health care professionals and scientists who will continue our proud legacy of innovative and lifesaving healthcare and cutting-edge medical research. As one of only one hundred forty academic medical centers (AMC) in the nation, LSU Health Shreveport is a revered treasure in a community that fought decades for its creation.
Our primary teaching hospitals are located in Shreveport and Monroe and are managed by the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport. Additional teaching sites include the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Willis-Knighton Medical Center, CHRISTUS Health and Rapides Medical Center.
The primary mission of Louisiana State University Health Shreveport is to TEACH, HEAL and DISCOVER in order to advance the well being of the region and beyond. LSU Health Shreveport encompasses the Schools of Medicine, Graduate Studies, and Allied Health Professions in Shreveport.