Dauterive Hospital

600 N Lewis Street
New Iberia, LA 70563
(337) 374-4134


Dauterive Hospital is focused on Making a Difference in our Community. Our core values are Quality, Unity, Accountability, and Integrity to our Patients, Physicians, Employees, and Partners.

If you share in our core values and have been searching for a place that you would "Love Your Job Everyday" then look no further.

Our History-

Dr. Henry Dauterive had a vision to bring high quality healthcare to the citizens of Iberia Parish and in the year 1920, he and his staff opened Dauterive Hospital in service to the people of our community. Over the years, as the community grew, so did Dauterive Hospital, growing to a 47 bed facility at its Duperier Avenue location. In 1970, Dauterive Hospital moved from Duperier Avenue to its present site at 600 North Lewis Avenue and grew to the 103 bed facility it is today. From its present facility, Dauterive Hospital provides a full spectrum of services including 24/7 Emergency Care, Cardiovascular, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Outpatient surgery and Rehabilitation, and Psychiatric services among many others.

Over 400 combined physicians, nurses, administrators, support staff and volunteers provide care to the many thousands of patients who come to us for their care and that of their family each year. These dedicated women and men bring their experience, education and their caring spirit to the service of our patients and our community.

Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Dauterive Hospital holds the highest level Quality Award given by eQ Health Solutions for 2008, 2009, 2010 for improving the quality of health care for our patients. Dauterive also holds the prestigious Star Status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Volunteer Protection Program, received initially in 2000. Star Status, the highest level of achievement possible in the program, is awarded to businesses and work sites that demonstrate outstanding health and safety practices.

Dauterive Hospital is part of the Louisiana healthcare family of Progressive Acute Care headquartered in Mandeville, Louisiana. It is joined in its care to the people of Louisiana by Avoyelles Hospital in Marksville, Louisiana, Oakdale Community Hospital in Oakdale, Louisiana, and Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield, Louisiana.

From 1920 to today, Dauterive Hospital is making a difference in our community. It will continue in that tradition into the future.

~We are located at 600 North Lewis Street |New Iberia, LA| 70653~


  • Joint Commission Accredited
  • AOA Accredited

Dauterive Hospital has received the following distinctions:

  • Only hospital statewide currently meeting qualifications to participate in the program.
  • Fourth hospital in the nation to gain status in the program.
  • First hospital in the nation to achieve "Star Status" on the first on-site evaluation.
  • Silver Level 2007 Louisiana Hospital Quality Award


New Iberia, LA      Tabasco Plant/Avery Island, Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Lafayette, LA        25 minutes

Baton Rouge         1.5 hour

New Orleans         2.2 hours