Location Profile

Shreveport, Louisiana

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Shreveport, Louisiana. As part of one of the largest healthcare systems in the country, the facility is well-equipped to meet the needs of the community. Services include physical therapy, surgery, breast care, and more.

Community Overview

Located in Northwest Louisiana, Shreveport sits across from Bossier, Louisiana and the Red River connects the two. The city is known for its delicious cuisine, riverboats, festivals, and growing cultural scene. With plenty of options for families and an abundance of amenities, it’s a grand place to visit and live. Shreveport is one of the liveliest areas of the region. Together with Bossier, Louisiana the region has nearly 55 festivals and events. These family-friendly celebrations range from Mardi Gras to art to celebrations about music.  No matter what event you attend, you’re sure to have fun, eat delicious food, and get a taste of the best Louisiana has to offer. The same can be said about the various areas of Shreveport. Downtown is the heart of historic Shreveport and many of the cultural institutions are located there, but the rest of the city has just as much character. Getting through Shreveport is easy with the SporTran, the local bus system. With nearly 30 routes throughout Shreveport and the surrounding area, it’s easy to get where you need to go.

Learn more about Shreveport at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Shreveport’s public school district is Caddo Public Schools. The district features a wide range of schools including elementary Pre-K-5 or K-5 schools, K-8 schools, and specialty schools. More than 60 schools are present in the district and among the campuses are several magnet campuses at the elementary and middle school levels. Caddo also has 12 National Blue Ribbon schools and more than 100 National Board Certified teachers. More than 50% of the district’s students are proficient in math and more than 60% are proficient in reading. The high schools in the district are high performers having ranked among the top in the state and the country by U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools. Caddo Public Schools’ graduation rate recently reached an all-time high with more students graduating from high school within 4 years. Shreveport also has more than 15 private schools.

Click here to read more about public schools in Shreveport.
Click here to read more about private schools in Shreveport.

Once you find the schools you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Shreveport’s plentiful shopping means you’re never without a store to visit. The city boasts not charming boutiques and stores but also multiple shopping plazas. Looking for one-a-kind gifts, locally-sourced goods, and beautiful art is easy when you browse the Line Avenue Shopping District, 5 miles worth of the best shopping around the state. Not to be outdone, the city also has a robust mall, the Mall St. Vincent, which has over 20 brand-name stores with including Charlotte Russe, American Eagle, Dillard’s, and H&M.

The city’s arts and cultural scene only continues to grow for Shreveport. Whether it’s a ballet, opera, a symphony concert, movie screening, or play, there’s plenty to see and witness in Shreveport. Each of the venues puts on world-class events great for the whole family. The Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet is one of the oldest arts organizations in the city and offers 4 big performances and multiple free outreach shows for the public. With a wide range of shows ranging from musicals to dramas, the Shreveport Little Theatre is at the heart of Shreveport’s culture. The Shreveport Opera recently wrapped its 70th season and offers high-quality productions each year. Classical music, pop, and symphony performances abound by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra which offers events for all ages. For Broadway productions, locals and visitors head to The Strand, the official state theatre of Louisiana. Located in the heart of Shreveport, The Strand features a diverse calendar of touring productions, local recitals, and other events. As for museums, Shreveport has plenty to see for even the pickiest museum lover. The Louisiana State Museum contains 23 scale dioramas of Louisiana life in the 1940s plus a broad collection of Native American and historical artifacts. For an intriguing look back to water history, venture to the Shreveport Water Works Museum, home of the longest operating steam-powered municipal water plant in America. There’s also a chance to explore science and nature in Shreveport and beyond thanks to the Sci Port Discovery Center, an education hands-on environment for all ages. Offerings at the Sci-Port include an IMAX, planetarium, demonstration theater, exploration gallery, and more. Art fans have plenty to see at the museums of Shreveport as well, thanks to the R.W. Norton Art Gallery. This charming museum features art spanning more than 4 centuries and even has a picturesque garden to view. The Shreveport Aquarium lets you view sharks, tropical fish, turtles, and stingrays. There are also arcades, bowling alleys, movie theatres, escape rooms, and other family-friendly destinations within the city.

Shreveport is an outdoor lover’s paradise thanks to its parks, lakes, and bayous. Greenspace is everywhere with a nature park and numerous small city parks. The water is perfect for fishing, swimming, kayaking, and other water sports, while the land is ideal for wilderness viewing, hiking, and other activities. The local water park Splash Kingdom is a must in the warmer months. The park offers body slides, a wave pool, kiddie pools, and other water attractions. Shreveport boasts several sports fields, tennis courts, and golf courses, plus even local sports team to watch and cheer.

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Crime Rate

The city is safe for families. Shreveport features a dedicated police force of 500 officers who focus on crime prevention and safety for all. Active community engagement policies include Neighborhood Assistance, Neighborhood Watch, crime reports and more.

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