Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi
Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford is a 217-bed acute care facility serving the northern third of Mississippi. One of the fastest growing hospitals in the region, Baptist North Mississippi has more than 90 medical and surgical specialists representing more than 30 specialty areas such as cardiology, radiation oncology and neurosurgery.
Since joining the Baptist Memorial Health Care System in 1989, Baptist has invested more than $150 million into the hospital, and the facility has experienced continuous renovation and construction, including a new bed tower, medical office building and multi-level parking garage. In addition to the facility expansion, the medical staff has more than tripled since 1989.
Baptist’s Heart Care Center offers a number of heart care services, from noninvasive diagnostic testing to heart catheterization, cardiovascular surgery and rehabilitation.
Comprehensive cancer care is close to home at Baptist. Medical and radiation oncologists use leading technology to deliver high-quality cancer treatments typically seen in a metropolitan area. Baptist Centers for Cancer Care in Oxford recently received accreditation from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer. This prestigious commendation establishes a set of nationally recognized criteria that only the most comprehensive centers can attain. Baptist North Mississippi is one of the only two accredited cancer centers in the northern half of Mississippi.
Baptist Rehabilitative Services provides a full spectrum of therapy care. Physical, occupational and speech therapists are available to provide treatments in inpatient as well as outpatient settings. The Acute Rehabilitation Unit is a 13-bed wing designed to meet the specific needs of the rehab patient. The Baptist Outpatient Rehabilitation clinic is located next door to the Baptist HealthPlex on North Lamar. Patients include those recently released from the hospital who are recovering from an injury, surgery or illness. Therapists at Baptist specialize in sports medicine, athletic training, speech therapy, swallowing difficulties using VitalStim, and lymphedema, to name a few.
Baptist North Mississippi's Sleep Disorders Center is the first sleep disorders center in North Mississippi to earn accreditation from The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The center has four hotel-style observation suites and specializes in the treatment of disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep walking, sleep talking, night terrors and involuntary limb movement.
The Women's Pavilion at Baptist North Mississippi recognizes the different stages of a woman's life and is dedicated to meeting the needs of all women. Our experienced OB/GYNs, nursing staff and patient educators work together to provide excellent patient care.
Baptist Home Care & Hospice provides a variety of health care services to a wide range of patients. Home care services are designed especially for the patient who is recovering from an injury, illness or medical procedure and requires follow-up care on an intermittent basis. Hospice is a special program designed to support patients and their families in the final stages of a terminal illness.
In 2005, the Baptist Weight Loss Center was designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. More than 1,000 patients have changed the course of their lives through weight loss surgery at Baptist North Mississippi.
September 2001 saw the opening of the Oxford Surgery Center, an outpatient facility with four operating suites and two procedure rooms. The center, located on Azalea Drive, is a joint partnership between Baptist North Mississippi and physician investors.
Nestled in the rolling hills of North Mississippi, Oxford has much to offer, including arts, literature, educational opportunities, sporting events and, of course, health care. With its vast opportunities and exceptional quality of life, Oxford is continually voted one of the most livable communities in the United States.