Health Care

The hospitals and medical facilities in Morehouse Parish and surrounding area have grown with the medical needs of the region. Morehouse General Hospital is a 49 bed Regional Medical Facility and has nearly 40 physicians on staff offering expertise in numerous specializations. Morehouse General Hospital is proud to be a “rural” hospital with many of the benefits of a larger hospital in a metropolitan area. They offer state of the art technology, advanced equipment, and highly skilled staff….right here at home.

Liberty Healthcare Behavioral Hospital for Child and Adolescents (ages 7-17) is an exceptional outreach in patient care that offers the optimum in-patient psychiatric care for North Louisiana. The hospital is a 60 bed state of the art facility in Bastrop, La. The facility is overseen by Board Certified / Board Eligible Psychiatrists. Located on Eugene Ware Road the center can be contacted at 318-281-2448

Morehouse Parish has a number of doctors, dentist, physical therapy, skilled rehabilitation centers and rural health services with extended hours to accommodate working families and emergency care.

High marks in patient satisfaction
An analysis of patient satisfaction of 295 hospital markets by Kaiser Health News ranks our health care market No. 4 in the nation in patient satisfaction. Our hospitals have been recognized for excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, financial performance and operational efficiency.

With 59 hospitals, a medical school and 5,122 beds combined, the healthcare sector in the region employs approximately 25,000 professionals, who have brought national recognition to the region. The healthcare industry is one of the largest employers in North Louisiana and an economic driver for the region.
Medical Services (within 100 miles)

Morehouse General Hospital (parish) 49
Bastrop Rehabilitation Hospital 15
Sterlington Rehabilitation Hospital (Bastrop location) 10
Cherry Ridge Guest Care 122
Oak Woods Nursing Home (Mer Rouge) 161
Emergency Services 558
Glenwood Regional Medical Center 237
Louisiana State University Medical Center at Monroe (E. A. Conway) 47
St. Francis North Medical Center 255
Lagniappe Healthcare 112
LeGrand Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 120
Liberty Healthcare 60
The Arbor & The Terrace of Bastrop 38




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