Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, WY
Residents and visitors to Rock Springs, Sweetwater County and southwestern Wyoming don’t have to travel far for best-in-class health care, thanks to the many treatments and services provided by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.
The 99-bed facility is accredited by The Joint Commission, and currently is in the midst of building a new, state-of-the-art cancer treatment center, set to open in early 2014. It also has an employed physician team, Sweetwater Medical Group, providing care in a variety of medical specialties.
Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County services include: intensive care, emergency, obstetrics, medical/surgical, surgery and same-day surgery. Memorial also offers the region’s best care and cutting-edge treatments for cancer and blood disorders, cardiac care and rehabilitation, nutrition services, dialysis, orthopedic services, rehabilitation and sleep disorders.
The hospital has full laboratory and on-site pathology services. Its Medical Imaging Center is the region’s most advanced, and features the first and only large-bore MRI in southwestern Wyoming, as well as ultrasound, nuclear medicine, PET scanning and digital mammography.
Memorial has come a long way from the “Miners’ Hospital” mentioned in Wyoming’s state constitution back in 1890. Built on 15 acres donated by the Union Pacific Railway Co., today, the hospital has more than 100,000 square feet of space. It is adding state-of-the-art cancer treatment services and much more so that it can continue to provide the highest-quality care for Sweetwater County residents in a caring, compassionate and convenient manner.
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