Louisiana hospital unveils renovated, expanded surgery center — 4 details


Marrero, La.-based West Jefferson Medical Center recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new outpatient surgery center, according to The Lemoine Co., a construction firm involved in the development.

Four things to know:

1. In partnership with New Orleans-based LCMC Health, WJMC renovated and expanded its outpatient surgery center this fall as part of an $86 million campus modernization project.

2. The surgery center's 6,500-square-foot expansion includes four new operating rooms, eight new recovery bays, additional storage and more support spaces.

3. The Lemoine Co. posted photos of the ribbon-cutting event on LinkedIn Oct. 21.

4. WJMC is also relocating its endoscopy department this winter to a space with double the current capacity. The new 10,000-square-foot space will have six procedure rooms and 15 private recovery rooms.

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