In 1953, a tradition of health care excellence was born in St. Mary Parish with the establishment of Franklin Foundation Hospital (FFH). In its many years of service, FFH has obtained its goal – to provide a broad spectrum of quality medical services right here in St. Mary Parish.

Franklin Foundation Hospital Received:

2013 Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare Award
2013 Becker’s Hospital Review Best Places to Work Award
2013 Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care
2013 Avatar Innovation Award

The active medical staff at FFH is comprised of a variety of physicians, 2 of which serve the hospital and the communities of Franklin and Baldwin in the two medical clinics owned by FFH.

The Baldwin Family Care Center, located at 100 Live Oak in Baldwin, houses Stacie Migues, NP. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

The emergency room at FFH is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. A skilled emergency medicine physician heads our team of nurses and technicians to provide emergency treatment from cuts and bruises to significant trauma

For critical patients, FFH has a 4 bed centrally monitored Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The unit is staffed by skilled nurses who continuously monitor the condition of each patient.

The surgery department performs in-patient and out-patient surgical services daily. The scope of services includes general open and laparoscopic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and cataract surgery, and endoscopic exams.

Maternity and newborn nursery services are offered at F.F.H. with modern labor and delivery facilities and specialty nurses always available. The nursing staff offers childbirth classes periodically thorugh the year at the hospital.

In addition to the aforementioned services, FFH also has departments in respiratory, radiology, laboratory, and rehabilitation, speech, and nutritional therapies. As a convenience to the community, the FFH laboratory is open to the public for outpatient diagnostic testing from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The next time you need medical care, whether it be an emergency, scheduled surgery, diagnostic test, or rehabilitation services,look no further than Franklin Foundation Hospital.

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