Dr. Alton Ochsner drew national attention when he was the first person to link cigarette smoking and lung cancer. His work, including successfully separating conjoined twins, established a legacy for the hospital system that bears his name as one of the nation’s premier medical centers. Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans is the top ranked hospital in Louisiana, according to U.S. News and World Report. For the past 10 years in a row, its adult neurology and neurosurgery program has ranked among the nation’s top 50 programs, and its pediatric cardiology and heart surgery division is also recognized annually for its world-class care. Ochsner Health’s 47 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals and its more than 370 health centers and urgent care centers employ 36,000 employees and over 4,600 providers. Ochsner proudly provides expert care across more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties.