You can find a long history of quality health care and premier hospitals in Shreveport, which also serves as a medical hub not just for the northern half of Louisiana, but for east Texas and southern Arkansas. With hospitals that provide a variety of critical health care options, including acute care, rehabilitation, long-term acute care, acute psychiatric, chemical dependency care, and surgical specialties, access to quality service and top area physicians are always available in Northwest Louisiana.  

Collectively, this industry employs thousands of professionals, making access to health care in Northwest Louisiana not just a clear advantage for residents but also positions the industry as one of the region’s top economic drivers.  

From general practice and emergency care to specialized offerings in pediatrics, cancer, women’s services, heart and vascular and more, Northwest Louisiana can be rest assured that access to world-class care is always nearby.  

Willis-Knighton Health is a locally owned and operated non-profit health-care organization that includes hospitals, senior residential and care options, as well as medical clinics and wellness centers. 

Founded in October 2018, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is a public-private partnership between the nationally recognized health system Ochsner Health and the academic and research center LSU Health Shreveport.

CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System has a proud history of providing health care in Northwest Louisiana for over 115 years. 

In 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Shreveport was founded, and it was the first hospital established in the Shriners Hospital for Children system. 

Overton Brooks VAMC provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient health care and limited nursing home and in-home support care to eligible Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services. 

Brentwood Hospital is the largest psychiatric hospital in Louisiana offering behavioral health and substance abuse treatment. Providing services for patients 4 and up. 

Encompassing over 65,000 square feet, Specialists Health System is home to Specialists Hospital Shreveport, Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana, Spine Institute of Louisiana, and Pain Care Consultants.

Louisiana Behavioral Health is a partnership between Ochsner LSU Shreveport and Oceans Healthcare, two Louisiana-based providers leading the transformation of behavioral health care through patient-centered treatment. Louisiana Behavioral Health provides inpatient and outpatient mental health services in a safe and comfortable environment with individual and group treatment programs designed to meet the specific needs of patients during any stage of life.