East Jefferson General Hospital

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East Jefferson General Hospital is a hospital in Metairie, Louisiana. The hospital broke ground in 1975 and is still expanding. The facility serves the people of the East Bank of Jefferson Parish.

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On February 14, 1971, the hospital opened its doors with 250 beds and 250 physicians. Today, East Jefferson General Hospital has 450 beds and more than 700 physicians. With over 3,000 team members, the hospital is one of the largest employers in Jefferson Parish.

In 2005, East Jefferson General Hospital bought out Doctor’s Hospital of Jefferson, a now defunct small hospital in Metairie, LA.

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