Health Care

Gadsden Regional Medical Center (www.gadsdenregional.com) and Riverview Regional Medical Center (www.riverviewregional.com) have a combined 627 beds.  Both are accredited by JCAHO.

Locally available services include:

  • angioplasty
  • lithotripsy
  • birthing center
  • neurological center
  • cancer center
  • nuclear medicine
  • cardiology
  • occupational medicine
  • cardiac catheterization labs
  • orthopedic joint camp
  • chest pain center
  • pain center
  • diabetes center
  • physical and occupational therapy
  • dialysis
  • radiology/CT/MRI/ultrasound
  • emergency departments
  • robotic surgery
  • endoscopy
  • sleep disorders lab
  • hospice women's center
  • intensive care units
  • wound ostomy

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The 68-bed Mountain View Hospital (www.mtnviewhospital.com) provides comprehensive emotional and behavioral support programs for children and adults, on an inpatient and outpatient basis. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden (www.healthsouthgadsden.com) with 44 beds, provides inpatient and outpatient services for stroke, joint replacement, head injury, arthritis and neurological disorders.

Health care specialties in Etowah County include:

  • Allergy
  • Anesthesiology
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Chiropractic
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Endodontics
  • Family Practice
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neoplastic Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurology-Child
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmologic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Urology

Additionally, there are many home health care providers and convalescent equipment suppliers here, as well as rehabilitation centers and nursing homes.