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Heart care at Northern Louisiana Medical Center focuses on the functions and disorders of the heart and its connected circulatory system. According to the American Heart Association, 84 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease,...
Having a baby is one of the most exciting and rewarding times in a woman's life, and Northern Louisiana Medical Center is dedicated to providing expectant mothers and newborns with the finest care during this special time. Our maternity services are provided by...
Northern Louisiana Medical Center offers a variety of nutritional services, from healthy food options in our cafeteria to nutritional assessments, counseling and consultations, all designed to help our patients and our community be healthy. Learn more about...
At Northern Louisiana Medical Center, we care for the parts that keep you moving. When a bone, tendon or joint doesn’t work like it’s supposed to, we offer a range of orthopedic services to help get you back to the life you enjoy - from injury prevention and recovery...
Northern Louisiana Medical Center provides a wide variety of diagnostic, preventive and treatment services for diseases that affect breathing and lung function. The pulmonary care team at Northern Louisiana Medical Center includes a pulmonary physician and respiratory...
More than 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. Sleep is essential for physical and mental renewal, and long-term sleep difficulties can lead to serious medical problems. Northern Louisiana Medical Center's sleep medicine doctors, sleep technologists and...
When you need surgery, it can be a stressful and emotional time for you and your loved ones. At Northern Louisiana Medical Center, we provide surgical care, advanced technology and knowledgeable and experienced surgeons. Outpatient Surgery Our free-standing outpatient...
Urology services at Northern Louisiana Medical Center focus on the urinary tract and system, including the bladder and kidneys, and the male reproductive organs. Our urologists treat a range of conditions, including: Erectile dysfunctionInfertilityProstate and urinary...
At Northern Louisiana Medical Center, we understand that women have unique health concerns - that's why we offer a women’s health program with services to address the needs of women of all ages. From preventive education and screenings to maternity care, we provide a...
Northern Louisiana Medical Center offers specialized, outpatient care for non-healing wounds, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy. We provides treatment options for acute, chronic or complex wounds that are typically a result of diabetes, circulatory conditions,...
Critical Care Medicine
Close-up of a tender caregiver with her hands on the shoulders of a senior woman inside her home. Blurred surrounding. Panorama. The medical professionals at Northern Louisiana Medical Center provide 24-hour monitoring and acute care for critically ill patients in our...
At Northern Louisiana Medical Center, diagnostic imaging is used to create a graphic depiction of the structures and functions of the body’s organs and other internal systems. These images are used to examine and diagnose certain medical conditions. Our services: CT...
Emergencies can happen at any time. That’s why it’s important to be prepared and know where to go when you need medical care - fast. The emergency medicine team at Northern Louisiana Medical Center provides care to patients in Ruston and surrounding areas when they...
News & Events
Dr. Nancy Smith Wins Top Pathologist in Bayou Life’s 3rd Annual Top Doctors Issue
BayouLife Magazine sent over 1,500 letters to local medical professionals’ offices asking them who they would recommend in particular categories. Northern Louisiana Medical Center is proud to announce that Dr. Nancy Smith has been awarded Top Pathologist in Bayou Life’s 3rd Annual Top Doctors Issue. Click the link below to see the full article.BayouLife Magazine […]
Northern Louisiana Medical Center among first in the U.S. to offer new wide-angle 3D mammogram
Breakthrough MAMMOMAT Revelation system also features personalized compression for a more comfortable exam Northern Louisiana Medical Center is advancing the fight against breast cancer with innovative technology designed to overcome barriers to detection and compliance. “We chose MAMMOMAT Revelation because the wide-angle technology makes it easier to find even the smallest cancers earlier with greater accuracy,” […]
Wiggin’ Out Turns 10
Pop the bubbly and toss the confetti. Wiggin’ Out is turning 10. “People ask me all the time how Wiggin’ Out got started and I laugh and say, ‘It’s all Jesus!’” Vicki Caskey said. “Anyone can have an idea, but it takes a team of people to make something happen. I was blessed with an […]
Kathy Hall Named As The New CEO For Northern Louisiana Medical Center
Allegiance Health Management (AHM) is proud to announce that Kathy Hall has been named as the new CEO for Northern Louisiana Medical Center (NLMC). Kathy has over 15 years of experience in healthcare and is a great asset within the Allegiance Health Management system. She most recently served as the CEO for Winn Parish Medical […]
North Louisiana Medical Center
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is a 130 bed acute care hospital providing an array of medical services including: a women’s center, cardiology, cardiac rehab, intensive care, orthopedics, pulmonology, and Senior Circle program.
In May of 2018 NLMC was awarded Chest Pain Accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Ruston Surgical Center
Affiliated facility includes Northern Louisiana Medical Center – Ruston Surgical Center. Ruston Surgical offers outpatient surgery, pain management and sleep studies. NLMC has served the community of Ruston and the surrounding area since 2007.
As a university community, Ruston offers residents and visitors alike a quality of life that reflects the best of the American experience. Located at the crossroads of the South and Southwest, Ruston has all of the charm and warmth of a small Louisiana town while providing a wide variety of educational, cultural and economic opportunities.