Medical Services at Southwest Health System

Medical Services at Southwest Health System

Medical Services at Southwest Health System

If you have an accident or illness requiring urgent attention call 9-1-1 now. For general information, 970-565-6666.

Highly trained and skilled physicians, nurses, and emergency medical technicians take care of approximately 12,500 patients each year at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Care levels range from walk-in care to multi-system trauma to cardiac care and stabilization.

Additional healthcare providers (including visiting physicians) serve our community’s needs in several area clinics. These providers are part of Southwest Medical Group (SMG).


Cardiac Rehabilitation: 970-564-2293
Outpatient Cardiovascular Wellness (Cardiac Rehab) offers cardiac, pulmonary, and wellness services to the community. MORE


Cardiopulmonary Services: 970-564-2361
Cardiopulmonary Services provides both cardiopulmonary diagnostic studies and respiratory care for inpatients and outpatients. MORE


Diabetes Education: 970-564-2352
Research shows that lifestyle modifications, including diet and exercise, are the most effective things you can do to regulate your blood sugar. MORE


Diagnostic Imaging: 970-564-2050
The Medical Imaging Department (also known as Radiology) at Southwest Memorial Hospital is proud to offer advanced imaging equipment and technology, along with a highly trained and experienced staff of technologists and radiologists. MORE


Emergency Services: (911) or 970-564-2025
In an emergency, always call 9-1-1. If you have an accident or illness requiring urgent attention you can take comfort in knowing that Southwest Memorial Hospital provides emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MORE


Family Birthing Center: 970-564-2245
Women go through the entire process of labor, delivery and immediate recovery in comfortable, home-like rooms. C-section delivery is available. The Family Birthing Center is staffed by registered nurses with a special certification in obstetrics nursing. MORE


Infusion Clinic: 970-564-2499
Southwest Memorial Infusion Clinic provides a comfortable and safe space for patients seeking privacy and convenience while receiving their infusion therapy. MORE


Inpatient Medical / Surgical Care: 970-564-2200
The Medical/Surgical Care Unit at Southwest Memorial Hospital provides care for both adults and children who are hospitalized for acute medical conditions and who are recovering after surgery. MORE


Intensive / Critical Care Unit: 970-564-2260
The Intensive/Critical Care Unit at Southwest Memorial Hospital has four beds for patients requiring specialized medical and nursing care. MORE


Laboratory: 970-564-2080
The Southwest Memorial Hospital laboratory has a vast array of sophisticated state-of-the art equipment and is staffed by trained professionals who process samples and do testing. You can also visit the Walk-in Draw Station on 111 North Park Street in Cortez (970-565-4534). MORE


Nutrition Education: 970-564-2276
Our Nutrition Education department provides diabetes education and nutrition services based on current clinical research. Using an integrative approach, both one-on-one and group sessions are tailored to the individual’s needs. MORE


Occupational Therapy: 970-564-2460
Occupational therapists help individuals achieve independence in their lives despite temporary or permanent disabilities. MORE


Patient Experience Coordinator: 970-564-2315
Your health is important to us, and we work hard to help you when you need us. Our desire is to resolve issues you may have in a timely manner. If you have concerns about your treatment at Southwest Health System, contact our Patient Experience Coordinator. MORE


Pharmacy: 970-564-2190
Clinical pharmacists in hospitals are responsible for providing the expertise to facilitate appropriate drug selection, dosage calculations and education to physicians, hospital staff and patients about medications. MORE


Physical Therapy: 970-564-2460
Southwest Memorial Hospital offers physical therapy to patients while they are in the hospital as well as a complete array of outpatient services. MORE


Sleep Center: 970-564-2678
The Southwest Health System Diagnostic Sleep Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and offers a full line of services to diagnose and treat more than 150 different sleep disorders. MORE


Social Worker: 970-564-4658
Provides patients with support and information about community resources that are available to help individuals maintain safe, independent lifestyles. MORE


Speech Therapy: 970-564-2460
Speech Therapy is a rehabilitative health profession dedicated to facilitating and restoring a previously functioning communication system. MORE


Surgical Services: 970-564-2237
Southwest Memorial Hospital offers state-of-the-art same-day surgical care in three operating rooms and one endoscopy suite. MORE


Wound Care: 970-564-2460
Wounds that have not healed starting within two weeks or are not completely healed in six weeks warrant special attention. MORE