Nursing Services - Medical/Surgical & ICU

Nursing services is dedicated to making your hospital stay as comfortable and safe as possible. Medication safety is enhanced through use of computerized medication dispensing cabinets and barcoding of patients armbands and medication to assure the right patient gets the right meds.

Laboratory Services

The Avoyelles Hospital laboratory is a fully accredited clinical laboratory which performs clinical testing of blood, body fluid, and tissue for physicians from around the state of Louisiana. Specialty and sub-specialty services includes all areas of the medical spectrum from basic diagnostics to monitoring transplant patients and genetic analysis. 

Surgical Services Inpatient/Outpatient

Our Surgery Department includes two surgical suites, a post anesthesia care unit, and a separate suite for endoscopic procedures. Procedures performed at Avoyelles Hospital include general surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, endoscopes, and Pain Management.

Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology Services

Medical images at Avoyelles Hospital are captured using the latest equipment and technology. Our staff is highly trained, and offers professional and friendly services. The equipment and staff at Avoyelles provides images that aid your physician in making the most accurate diagnoses and developing your treatment plan.

Our services offered are:

  • General Radiology
  • Fluoroscopy
  • 32 slice CT & CT Angiography
  • Ultrasound - General, GYN/OB, Vascular, Breast, Echocardiography
  • Mammography - Screening, Diagnostic, Breast Biopsy 
  • Mobile MRI 
  • Image Copies on CD/Hard Copy Formats
  • Board Certified Radiologist


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