Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles

524 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive, 5th Floor
Lake Charles, LA 70601

number of beds: 23 (private rooms)

Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles is located within CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, a healthcare facility which has continued its tradition of dedication and quality medical care for 100 years. Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles opened in July 1995. Today it has a total of 23 long-term acute care beds to provide care to medically complex patients. These patients require extended acute care hospitalization with specialty programs focusing on ventilator dependency, wound care, and rehabilitation. Services provided by Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles include, but are not limited to, the following: 24-hour nursing care, acute and post-ICU medical care, ventilator care and weaning with 24-hour respiratory care, wound care, comprehensive inpatient physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation, cardiac monitoring, IV therapy, blood transfusions, dialysis, therapeutic nutritional support, pain management, case management, social work services, patient and family education.

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For referrals contact: Our Clinical Liaison (337) 430-5289 (337) 431-7893 or (337) 491-7752

FY 2013 Quality Measures for Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles

Why Performance Matters

Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles values the patients that we serve and we have an overall goal of providing the very best care available to this vulnerable population. We have consistently outperformed national quality standards, in part by focusing our efforts to deliver care that is interdisciplinary, holistic, and which places the patient at the center of every activity. Our healthcare-acquired infection rates are extremely low and our ventilator weaning rates, as well as pressure wound healing rates, are excellent. When pain management is an issue for our patients we have a proven track record of addressing this need proactively and with quick response times. Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles provides excellent care and we have the statistics to prove it!  Please allow us the opportunity to serve your needs as we are certain that the experience will be second to none.

Interim Administrator: Fiona M. Adams RN, MS
Fiona M. Adams has been an RN for over 30 years. Although from Scotland, she received her initial RN degree in England. Since coming to the U.S. Fiona has worked in several facilities in both clinical and administrative roles. She joined the CHRISTUS System in 2006, at CHRISTUS Spohn, and joined the Dubuis Family, as Director of Patient Care in Texarkana, in September, 2009. She serves currently as the Regional Clinical Administrator for both Dubuis Texarkana and Shreveport hospitals.

Director of Patient Care: Cynthia Easttom, RN

Medical Director: Arthur Primeaux, MD
Dr. Arthur Primeaux is board certified in family practice medicine. He’s a graduate of LSU Medical School has has been in practice for over 25 years.


Other Information

Visiting Hours—Visitors are welcome at any time with no set visiting hours. However, we do reserve the right to limit visitors and/or visiting hours due to the patient’s medical condition.

Dubuis Hospital Main Number (337) 491-7752
Nurses Station (337) 491-7752
Administrator (337) 431-7835
Director of Patient Care (337) 431-7832
Business Office (337) 431-7834
Case Manager (337) 430-5298
Patient Grievance Contact

  • Hospital: Administrator (337) 431-7835
  • State: Dept of Health & Hospitals (225) 342-9500
  • Federal: Office of Civil Rights (800) 368-1019

Clinical Liaisons (337) 430-5289
Clinical Care Coordinator (337) 430-5277