exhibiting care and compassion

our patients will know they are cared for, and remember the trip as a continuation of care they received from your facility

Our expertise is healthcare partnership

Every healthcare facility is unique. The issues vary. Patient special needs. Scheduling efficiency. Reducing readmissions. Evacuation planning. We’ve built our reputation by being more than a trusted Ambulance service. We are a true healthcare partner.

Our experienced staff will work with your organization to create a plan for a patient experience that fits your organization’s goals and values seamlessly; patients will know they are cared for, and remember the trip as a continuation of care they received from your facility.

We endeavor to truly engage patients and to be the highpoint of their day. Our EMTs and Van Operators are trained to exhibit care and compassion in addition to exceptional medical treatment.

For More Information Call Us at 504.362.0262 or request a call.

Medical Transportation

We’re partnered with hospitals, nursing homes, home health and hospice agencies to provide immediate emergency and non-emergency medical transportation. BLS, ALS and Critical Care services available.

Special Event Medical Coverage

We support many different venues including: Film production (Stunts, equipment rental, consulting services), Sporting Events, Fairs and Festivals, Concerts and others.

Wheelchair Van Transportation

We have the largest fleet of hydraulic lift equipped transport vans in the Greater New Orleans region. All van operators are CPR/first aid and Defensive Driving certified.


We’re trained and provide education on American Heart Association CPR/first aid training and Facility staff in-service education.

trained to be exceptional

specializing in today’s medical transportation needs

About Us

Founded in 1996 by Frank Macera Jr. and Joseph Jaeger Sr., A-MED has grown from a modest, two vehicle transport service in Gretna, LA to become one of the largest private ambulance services in the state. A-MED is proud to still be family owned and operated.

EMS is a longstanding Macera family tradition, reaching back to the 1950s. Building on a wealth of knowledge and experience passed generation to generation, A-MED continues its mission to be the leading Ambulance provider in every community we have the privilege to serve; setting the standard for medical transportation excellence.

A-MED performs at the highest level of EMS service standards set forth by the healthcare industry, always keeping superior patient care as our primary goal. Our staff is expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner any time they are called upon to meet the medical transportation needs of our community. We take great pride in serving your family where time, training and quality of care are so very important.

New Orleans is a unique city whose people, have clear and concise expectations when it comes to family. We are thankful that the people of our city have chosen to make us a part of that family, by trusting us to deliver the most important care at the most important time.

A-MED Ambulance Service provides quality ambulance services to:

The Greater New Orleans Region: Metairie, New Orleans, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish, Saint Bernard Parish, and Plaquemines Parish


1800 Monroe Street
Gretna, LA 70053

Dispatch Center

T 504.362.9490
F 504.362.9431

Business Office

T 504.362.0262
F 504.263.8431

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