About Willis-Knighton

Willis-Knighton Health System is a not-for-profit community health organization with a broad continuum of care in Northwest Louisiana and the Ark-La-Tex region. With a tradition of healing since 1924, Willis-Knighton has grown to become one of the largest healthcare providers in Louisiana. The health system includes four full-service acute care hospitals, a stand-alone rehabilitation institute (with physical rehabilitation and behavioral medicine), a virtual hospital for training, an active senior lifeplan community and affiliations with several rural hospitals. In addition, some valuable metrics for students looking for the most comprehensive training opportunities include:

WKHSAverage Annual Counts FY 2019
Acute Care Beds 900+
Admissions 50,000+
ER Visits 175,000+
Urgent Care Visits 85,000+
Deliveries 2,800+
Surgeries 30,000+
Cath Lab Procedures 5,500+
Network Providers 550+
Network Office Visits 750,000+

Willis-Knighton provides patients with access to state-of-the-art medical technology and services in a compassionate setting. From prenatal care to cancer treatment, organ transplantation to hospice services, the health system addresses the health and well-being of all residents.

In addition to providing charitable care services to underserved neighborhoods, Willis-Knighton contributes 10% of its earnings to community organizations each year, making it unique among not-for-profit health systems in the nation. In doing so, Willis-Knighton helps to promote health, educational, humanitarian and cultural opportunities to enhance lives, not just in Northwest Louisiana, but throughout the region.

By The Numbers

Facilities

4

Full service acute care hospitals, one including a heart hospital

1

Hospital focused exclusively on physical and behavioral rehabilitation

2

Skilled nursing facilities

5

Urgent care centers

1

Innovation Center with virtual hospital

Technology

9

MRIs

8

CT scanners

1

PET scanner

1

ProteusOne® proton therapy unit

12

Cath labs, including one hybrid suite

7

daVinci surgical systems

1

Hybrid surgical suite

2

Hyperbaric units, including a multipatient unit

3

Linear Accelerators

6

3D Mammography Units

Scope of Services

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Assisted Living (Senior)
  • Audiology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Breast Centers
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Trials
  • Critical Care/Intensive Care
  • Diabetes & Nutrition
  • Dialysis (outpatient and inpatient)
  • Emergency
  • Endocrinology
  • Extended Care
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fertility
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Heart & Vascular
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Hyperbarics & Wound Care
  • Imaging (Radiology)
  • Independent Living (Senior)
  • Laboratory
  • Life Air Rescue
  • Maternal/Fetal Medicine
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Level III)
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Occupational Medicine (Work Kare)
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Orthopedics
  • Palliative Consult Services
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (Level I)
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Proton Therapy
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Quick Care (Urgent Care)
  • Quick Care Kids (Pediatric Urgent Care)
  • Reference Laboratory
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Sleep Lab
  • Spine Institute
  • Sports Medicine
  • Stroke Centers
  • Surgical Services
  • Tobacco Treatment Clinic Urgent Care
  • Weight & Wellness Services
  • Women’s Services

Centers for Excellence for Specialty Care

  • WK Heart & Vascular Institute
  • WK Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgery Center
  • WK Cancer Center
  • WK Center for Women’s Health
  • WK Reproductive Medicine
  • WK Center for Orthopaedics
  • WK Eye Institute
  • WK John C. McDonald Regional Transplant Center
  • WK Stroke Centers
  • WK Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center
  • WK Rehabilitation Institute
  • WK Endocrine Services
  • WK Hyperbaric Medicine
  • WK Center for Children’s Health
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