About Us

For nearly 105 years, St. Francis Medical Center's mission of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to those most in need has remained constant. From our modest beginning in July 1913 as a three-story red brick building with 75 patient beds, today St. Francis Medical Center consists of several locations providing a host of services:

St. Francis Medical Center
  • 367-bed Tertiary Referral Center
  • Cardiovascular 
  • Critical Care 
  • Emergency 
  • Imaging
  • Neuroscience
  • Orthopedic
  • Pediatric, including areas only PICU (Level II)
  • Surgery
  • Women's and Children's including area's only Level III NICU and Level III OB unit
St. Francis Community Health Center
  • Breast Health Center
  • Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Imaging
  • Lab
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Offices
  • Pre-Surgery Clinic
  • Rehabiliation
  • Tobacco Cessation
St. Francis P&S Surgery & Heart Center
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Bariatric
  • Cardiovascular
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology
St. Francis Medical Office Building - Ruston
  • Primary Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Imaging
  • Lab
St. Francis Medical Group
  • Primary Care
  • Specialty Care
    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Neurology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Pulmonary
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
  • Clinic Locations throughout Northeast Louisiana
A part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, St. Francis is consistently recognized for compassionate care, clinical expertise and quality.

Other hospitals in the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System:

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 
(225) 765-6565
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center 
611 St. Landry St. 
Lafayette, LA 70506 
(337) 289-2000
St. Elizabeth Hospital 
1125 W. Highway 30 
Gonzales, LA 70737 
(225) 647-5000
Our Lady of the Angels Hospital
433 Plaza Street
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 730-6700