Champion Medical Center Readies For First Surgery with Announcement of Fully Licensed Facility

BATON ROUGE, LA, LA., May 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge successfully met Louisiana's hospital licensure requirements to receive its hospital license. The state-of-the-art facility celebrated its grand opening on February 5, just a few months after the location was secured and renovated with leading edge technology. Champion will begin performing surgeries in May 2014.

"This licensure directly reflects Champion's vigilant efforts and unwavering commitment to provide the Baton Rouge community with specialized surgical care," says CEO Robert Cathey. "Our first surgeries have already been scheduled for May and our team looks forward to providing clinical excellence and superior patient care.

Champion offers a highly focused collection of surgical specialties, including: spine, orthopedic and sports management, pain management, foot and ankle surgery, gastroenterology, breast reconstruction, vascular surgery, and general surgery. Mr. Cathey continues, "our hospital does not strive to provide every service, rather we strive to be the best at providing a few highly specialized surgeries."

Located in Baton Rouge near the intersection of Howell and Harding Boulevards, Champion offers unique, personalized-care with a medical team dedicated to performing complex surgeries utilizing advanced technology and techniques. The 25,000-square-foot, specialized surgical hospital will have four operating rooms, 11 patient beds, and one procedure room.

About Champion Medical Center

Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge is a specialized surgical hospital dedicated to healing through world-renowned clinical leaders providing medical excellence and personalized care. With clinical excellence as Champion's driving force, patient procedures are completed by world-class physicians utilizing cutting-edge technology. At Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge, every patient receives individualized nursing care with staff dedicated to the patient's clinical and personal needs. From high thread count linens to gourmet food and well-appointed patient rooms; everything at Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge will exceed expectations. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn.

CONTACT: Meredith McKee 214.577.5896 meredith@minervaco.comSource: Champion Medical Center Baton Rouge