Plaquemines Medical Center
Plaquemines Medical Center is located in Port Sulphur. It provides emergency medical services to children and adults, basic diagnostic services, home health treatment and is staffed by a physician, nursing and support personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As part of the metropolitan region, residents have access to the large number of medical facilities located in the region, including University Hospital in New Orleans, which is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country, the clinics of both LSU and Tulane Schools of Medicine, the prestigious Ochsner Foundation Hospital and Clinics, and numerous other public and private medical Facilities, The medical care in the New Orleans region is among the finest available in the world. Meadowcrest and West Jefferson hospitals are in close proximity to the west bank of Plaquemines.