Baton Rouge General is unique. It is the city’s first full-service hospital and has been providing for the healthcare needs of our community for more than 100 years. Our legacy is one of compassion and caring, innovation and leadership. Without question, you'll find some of the best medical technology available at the General, but it's the attention to detail and genuine kindness of our staff that people remember most. 

Today, Baton Rouge General boasts two campuses that work together to provide exceptional healthcare to a diverse community. With a staff of more than 800 highly skilled physicians and 3,500 employees, the General is a regional leader in primary care and specialty programs. The hospital delivers the highest quality care because of its commitment to state-of-the-art technology, innovative ideas and dedicated staff. 

Baton Rouge General recognizes that visitation plays an important role in the care of our hospitalized patients and their families. Baton Rouge General does not restrict, limit, or deny visitation privileges based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex; gender identity, sexual orientation, and or disability.