LCMC Health opens new health center amid $400M expansion, surgery center projects

New Orleans-based LCMC Health opened Ridgelake Health Center in Metairie, La., as part of a $400 million expansion involving two surgery centers.

The key details to know:

1. The first phase of the overall project included a $75 million ASC expansion and emergency room renovation.

2. LCMC Health is set to begin c3. The $30 million Ridgelake Health Center includes 48,000 square feet of space for pediatric, primary, general surgery and OB-GYN care.

3. The $30 million Ridgelake Health Center includes 48,000 square feet of space for pediatric, primary, general surgery and OB-GYN care.

"Our vision is not just about expanding our bricks-and-mortar footprint, but more importantly about the communities we serve," LCMH Health CEO Greg Feirn saidin a release. "This new Ridgelake Health Center allows us to reach more patients where they are from pediatrics to adult care, as access is key in delivering healthcare with a focus on quality, comfort and convenience."

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