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Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital Provides Care in Specialized Setting

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Providing specialized care for patients with specific, non-critical and non-emergent surgical admissions, Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital (CLSH) houses more than 140 physicians in a setting designed to facilitate a comfortable and successful recovery. CLSH engages family support and incorporates a "home-like" atmosphere where a patient's health is promoted and encouraged.

In addition to surgical services, CLSH has an imaging department comprised of MRI, CT, general radiology and ultrasound, as well as laboratory, pharmacy and dietary services. It also offers procedures for the following specialties:

  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain management
  • Plastic surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Urology

The hospital has a full-time staff of health professionals including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, technicians and other ancillary personnel needed for patient care in a perioperative setting.

Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital was one of only four facilities in the country to receive the prestigious Attributes for Patient Excellence Quality (APEX) Award. Given by Critical to Quality (CTQ) Solutions, APEX recognizes excellence in patient satisfaction and loyalty attributes.