Clinical Awards


  • Baptist DeSoto received an EnergyStar National Rating, making it the first in Mississippi in almost a decade to receive such a certification.
  • National Weather Service recognized Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto as StormReady®.


  • Recognized as a Chest Pain Center for Excellence by the Society of Chest Pain Centers


  • Named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence from the American College of Radiology
  • Received an Award for Excellence for Best Laboratory Team by the Memphis Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Named "High Performing" hospital by U.S. News & World Report for Gastroenterology
  • Received recognition for five of the top 15 best performing nurses in the state of Mississippi by the Mississippi Nurses' Association
  • Recognized with an International Philanthropic Marketing Award by Hermes Creative Awards
  • Received a National Aster Healthcare Marketing Award by Marketing Healthcare Today Magazine
  • Earned a Maggie Healthcare Marketing Award & six Awards of Excellence by the Mississippi Hospital Association for health care marketing
  • Declared a Sinus Center of Excellence by Acclarent
  • Earned an accreditation from the American Association of Sleep Medicine (AASM)


  • Named Hospital of the Year by the Mississippi Nurses' Association
  • Ranked Top 1% in the nation for Medical Rehabilitation according to the Uniform Data System
  • Received Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditation for sixth consecutive, three year period
  • Received 3 year accreditation by CARF as an Inpatient Rehab Stroke Specialty Center
  • Named Level III Trauma Center by the Mississippi Department of Health
  • Named "High Performing" hospital by US News & World Report for Gastroenterology & Urology


  • Named Best in Value Hospital by Data Advantage
  • Selected as "Best Large Employer" by Memphis Business Journal
  • Received recognition by Leapfrog for high quality services related to heart bypass techniques

Baptist DeSoto Firsts

  • 2012- First hospital in the Mid-South (and second in the state of Mississippi) to implement a Clinical Nurse Residency Program
  • 2011- One of the first hospitals in the nation to participate in FDA approved clinical trials for the heart

Contact Us

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto

7601 Southcrest Parkway
Southaven, MS 38671



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