Byrd Regional Hospital

1020 Fertitta Blvd
Leesville, LA 71446


Byrd Regional Hospital has been serving the residents in Vernon Parish for over 60 years. Byrd Regional Hospital's current building was constructed in 1981 as a replacement for War Memorial Hospital. In 1994, the hospital was purchased by Community Health Systems, Inc., Brentwood, TN. In 2000, the hospital added a new OB/GYN wing and Day Surgery wing. In 2004, the hospital added a new ICU wing, 4th surgery suite and a gastro suite. In 2005, Byrd Regional Hospital opened a new outpatient Diagnostic center. In 2006, Byrd Regional Hospital opened a $9 million dollar expansion with a new ER, Med/Surg wing, Cardiopulmonary Department, Cardiac Cath Lab, Admissions, Front Lobby and Gift Shop. Byrd Regional Hospital has bulit a new $6.4 million Ambulatory Surgery Center. Byrd Regional Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.


  • American Heart Association recognition Get With The Guidelines - Coronary Artery Disease Hospital
  • American Association for Respiratory Care - Quality Respiratory Care recognition for providing quality respiratory care to our patients and community.
  • Louisiana Healthcare Review Authority awarded Byrd Regional Hospital the Gold Award for improvement in quality during the year 2006.
  • Volunteer Program selected as the most improved volunteer program in Community Health Systems for 2006.