For nearly two decades, Doctors' Hospital has been one of the leading health care facilities in central Louisiana. It was founded in 1981 and serves more than 150,000 patients. More than 30 medical specialties are represented by the hospital s staff of nearly 175 physicians. Doctor's Hospital is licensed for 165 beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Its services include 24-hour emergency care, surgical procedures, nursing care, a joint replacement center, kidney dialysis and physical therapy. Doctors Hospital is located in Opelousas, La.