NEW ORLEANS – CareChex, a division of COMPARION, has named Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge number one in Baton Rouge for medical excellence in 11 specialties, including Overall Hospital Care, Overall Surgical Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedic Care and Gastrointestinal Care.

Additionally, Ochsner was named number one in Louisiana for Major Cardiac Surgery and Coronary Bypass Surgery as well as in the top ten percent in the nation for Overall Hospital Care, Overall Surgical Care and Neurological Care.

The Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care categories comprise ratings of all inpatient medical conditions and surgical procedures treated and performed by full-service hospitals, such as cancer care, cardiac surgery and spinal surgery.