Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Estimated ER wait time
2+ Hours
ER Wait Times

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital


What does the wait time tell me?

This number reflects how long people currently spend in the adult emergency room waiting room before seeing a physician. It is the average of patients’ wait times over the past two hours.

What affects wait times?

There are many factors that affect wait times. This may include patients arriving by ambulance or those with life-threatening injuries or illnesses.

Like all emergency departments, we see patients with severe conditions first.

Please call 911 if you are having a medical emergency.

Note: We provide our wait times for informational purposes. We cannot guarantee these times will be the same once you arrive. 

See wait times at all Virtua emergency rooms.

Welcome to Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital brings nationally recognized clinical care to the heart of South Jersey. A regional referral center, the hospital is a destination for cardiovascular care, with one of the largest programs in the area.

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is the only facility in southern New Jersey performing kidney, liver and pancreas transplants. Other specialties include gynecologic and urologic surgery and neurosurgery.

The Lourdes Regional Rehabilitation Center is the only comprehensive rehabilitation facility located within an acute care hospital in southern New Jersey.

Services at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

As a full-service hospital, we offer care for any of your health needs — from the common to the most complex.

Excellence in Cardiovascular Care

Advanced Care
Our cardiac experts help patients achieve healthier hearts and lives. We offer expertise in lifesaving care for cardiac emergencies, advanced technology, nonsurgical catheter techniques that reduce the need for invasive treatments, as well as first-rate cardiothoracic, heart valve and vascular surgery. We also specialize in heart rhythm disorders, heart failure treatment, cardiac rehabilitation, education and research.

Emphasis on Minimally Invasive Approaches
Our board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiothoracic surgeons use robotic surgery or other minimally invasive techniques that allow for enhanced vision, precision and control. Patients benefit through less pain and blood loss, reduced risk of infection, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery and minimal scarring.

National Recognition
Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes has been recognized by Healthgrades as being among the best hospitals in the nation for cardiac care.

Leading the Way
Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, performing a wide range of procedures, including:

  • Ablation for atrial fibrillation (a-fib)
  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
  • Heart tumor removal
  • Lead placement for pacemakers and defibrillators
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Surgery for congenital/structural heart conditions, like atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular assist device implantation

Excellence in Cardiovascular Care

Advanced Care
Our cardiac experts help patients achieve healthier hearts and lives. We offer expertise in lifesaving care for cardiac emergencies, advanced technology, nonsurgical catheter techniques that reduce the need for invasive treatments, as well as first-rate cardiothoracic, heart valve and vascular surgery. We also specialize in heart rhythm disorders, heart failure treatment, cardiac rehabilitation, education and research.

Emphasis on Minimally Invasive Approaches
Our board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiothoracic surgeons use robotic surgery or other minimally invasive techniques that allow for enhanced vision, precision and control. Patients benefit through less pain and blood loss, reduced risk of infection, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery and minimal scarring.

National Recognition
Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes has been recognized by Healthgrades as being among the best hospitals in the nation for cardiac care.

Leading the Way
Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, performing a wide range of procedures, including:

  • Ablation for atrial fibrillation (a-fib)
  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
  • Heart tumor removal
  • Lead placement for pacemakers and defibrillators
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Surgery for congenital/structural heart conditions, like atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular assist device implantation

Comprehensive Stroke Care

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is a state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center, and has been honored by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for using evidence-based treatment protocols.

Our neurosurgical team—available 24/7—performs endovascular and microsurgery in an advanced hybrid operating room. Our neurosurgery team uses innovative X-ray technology to create a three-dimensional roadmap of blood vessels within the brain, allowing for precise treatment.

Comprehensive Stroke Care

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is a state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center, and has been honored by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for using evidence-based treatment protocols.

Our neurosurgical team—available 24/7—performs endovascular and microsurgery in an advanced hybrid operating room. Our neurosurgery team uses innovative X-ray technology to create a three-dimensional roadmap of blood vessels within the brain, allowing for precise treatment.

Organ Transplantation Close to Home

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes began performing organs transplants in 1974 and, today, is the only provider of kidney, liver and pancreas transplants in South Jersey.

Patients benefit from a dedicated team of highly qualified, board-certified physicians, radiologists, nurse coordinators, social workers, dietitians and pharmacists providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care. Coordinated, personalized care has helped us to achieve excellent results, with outcomes among the best in the greater Philadelphia area.

And, patients choosing the Center for Organ Transplantation at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes can be assured by its long-time certification from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is uniquely positioned to allow individuals to take advantage of both the New Jersey Sharing Network and Gift of Life of southeastern Pennsylvania organ donor programs. Patients who opt to dual/multiple list increase their chances of receiving a transplant.

Organ Transplantation Close to Home

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes began performing organs transplants in 1974 and, today, is the only provider of kidney, liver and pancreas transplants in South Jersey.

Patients benefit from a dedicated team of highly qualified, board-certified physicians, radiologists, nurse coordinators, social workers, dietitians and pharmacists providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care. Coordinated, personalized care has helped us to achieve excellent results, with outcomes among the best in the greater Philadelphia area.

And, patients choosing the Center for Organ Transplantation at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes can be assured by its long-time certification from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is uniquely positioned to allow individuals to take advantage of both the New Jersey Sharing Network and Gift of Life of southeastern Pennsylvania organ donor programs. Patients who opt to dual/multiple list increase their chances of receiving a transplant.

Outstanding Emergency Care

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes delivers 24/7 care for all pediatric and adult emergencies.

A direct-to-bed approach for patient assessments assures that patients are seen in the shortest time possible by the most appropriate health care providers. Patient registration occurs directly at the bedside and all records are electronically generated and archived.

The department works closely with our cardiologists and nurses to ensure cardiac patients receive rapid, appropriate treatment. In addition, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is one of the few hospitals in the region conducting electrical cardioversion in the ER for patients with irregular heart rhythms. Patients who have the procedure often are able to return home the same day instead of being admitted to the hospital.

Outstanding Emergency Care

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes delivers 24/7 care for all pediatric and adult emergencies.

A direct-to-bed approach for patient assessments assures that patients are seen in the shortest time possible by the most appropriate health care providers. Patient registration occurs directly at the bedside and all records are electronically generated and archived.

The department works closely with our cardiologists and nurses to ensure cardiac patients receive rapid, appropriate treatment. In addition, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes is one of the few hospitals in the region conducting electrical cardioversion in the ER for patients with irregular heart rhythms. Patients who have the procedure often are able to return home the same day instead of being admitted to the hospital.

Additional Services

In addition to cardiac, stroke, transplant and emergency services, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes offers:

  • Advanced interventional radiology
  • Multispecialty infusion unit, including chemotherapy for cancer treatment
  • An inviting chapel open to all for prayer and reflection
  • Neurosurgery, gynecologic, and urologic surgery, all using the least-invasive approaches available
  • The Regional Rehabilitation Center, the only comprehensive rehabilitation facility for neurologic and orthopedic patients located within a South Jersey hospital

Visitor Information

Visiting Hours
Please see updated visitor information, including visiting hours, here.

Parking
Parking is available in a lot located across from the hospital. Valet parking is available at all entrances. Meter parking is available on the streets around the hospital.

Smoke free campus
Tobacco use is prohibited everywhere on the hospital campus.

Main Number
856-355-6000

Why Choose Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital?

With specialty services for all your health needs, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital offers the highest quality care close to home.

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