EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

For the third consecutive time, CMS awarded us with 4-Stars!

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12th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/05/2018

12th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/05/2018

Featuring music by Groovy 7! Tickets on sale now.

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New Safe Sitter Classes Now Available

New Safe Sitter Classes Now Available

The Nationally-Recognized Program is once again offering 2-day courses.

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Why are we #1?

Why are we #1?

Let's talk about it! Our new campaign focuses on why we are at the top.

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Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation

Quit Smoking. Start Healing. All for Free.

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Introducing: Therapeutic Yoga at EJGH

Introducing: Therapeutic Yoga at EJGH

Come experience the many physical benefits of our new class at the Wellness Center! 

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Make the Most of Your Meals in 2018

Make the Most of Your Meals in 2018

Join EJGH's registered Nutritionist for healthy cooking demo's each month this year! 

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Number 1 in Louisiana, Number 10 in America

Number 1 in Louisiana, Number 10 in America

Proud of our accolades. More proud to be the choice of care for you and yours. 

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Now Open: EJGH Urgent Care!

Now Open: EJGH Urgent Care!

Visit us at our new location in Kenner. 

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Free Child Safety Seat Fittings at EJGH

Free Child Safety Seat Fittings at EJGH

Stop by the Wellness Center Parking Lot on the 3rd Thursday of every month. 

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EJGH Once Again Earns Four Star Rating From CMS

East Jefferson General Hospital earned four stars for the third consecutive term from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) when the organization released its much-anticipated Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings this past week.

EJGH outperformed all other area hospitals with its four stars and the measure places the institution among the top tier of the nearly 5,000 rated hospitals in the country, according to data released by CMS. This rating comes on the heels of both Leapfrog and CareChex, two independent hospital rating services naming EJGH as the region's number one hospital. 

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Upcoming Events

EJ Primary Care Lakeview is an MPSI practice managed by East Jefferson General Hospital.

In addition to radiology and lab services, EJ Primary Care Lakeview provides primary and pediatric care for you and your family with the quality and clinical expertise you've come to expect from EJGH. Only now, those services are offered in a new Lakeview location that provides the convenience and friendly service you will appreciate.

Because we know that time is valuable, we offer same and next day appointments. EJ Primary Care Lakeview provides convenient online access to radiology images and reports. Radiology reports are dictated by board-certified radiologists, and are available shortly after exam completion.

Our facility offers cash pay pricing.

EJGH Lakeview Imaging Center Services include:

  • State-of-the-art digital x-ray
  • Ultrasound: abdominal, pelvic, OB, vascular, thyroid, and testicular
  • Mammography
  • Dexa Scan
  • Lab
  • EKG

Abhishek Kumar, MD

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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Abhishek Kumar is a fellowship trained spine surgeon practicing at EJ Physician Offices at Lakeview. Specializing in non-invasive surgeries to the spine, Dr. Kumar is an expert in the diagnosis and management of both routine and complex disorders of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine and has a special interest in spinal deformity and minimally invasive spine surgery. By treating degenerative and traumatic conditions of the back with minimal invasion, he is able to limit pain, provide a shorter hospital stay and bring better outcomes.

Dr. Kumar completed his medical training at the University of Calgary and his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the renowned McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Following this, he was accepted for a fellowship in Spine surgery at the prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York before arriving in New Orleans.

Dr. Kumar is available and taking appointments at EJGH Lakeview delivering personalized care and clinical excellence to the community. To make an appointment with Dr. Kumar, call EJGH Lakeview at 504-503-6760.

Lindsay Ford, MD

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Dr. Ford received her Doctorate from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and completed her residency at Tulane University School of Medicine in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She is an Internal Medicine Physician and Pediatrician at EJGH Lakeview. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and serves as Ambulatory Committee Chair for the EJGH Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.