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Services

Cardiopulmonary

The cardiopulmonary department, led by Respiratory Therapist Loring Lamb, can assess the health of your heart and lungs with the latest technology, including stress echocardiograms.

Dietary

The dietary department is led by registered dietician Margaret Lamm, who has extensive training in “food as medicine.” Believing healthy, fresh and delicious food plays an important role in maintaining health and aiding recovery, the dietary department will provide the nutrition you need during your hospital stay. The full service cafeteria is open Monday through Friday with breakfast and lunch service.

Emergency Department

Our full service Emergency Department offers 24 hour emergency care. Led by Emergency Department Medical Director Dr. Gary Zeigler and staffed by physicians, you can rest assured our Level IV Trauma Center will be ready for you in the event of an emergency.

Emergency Medical Services

As a Level IV Trauma Center, we are fully equipped to provide emergency care, and transport patients via Lifeflight helicopter to larger regional hospitals when needed. Our rotating staff of physicians provides 24 hour coverage, and our 4 WD fully equipped ambulances can handle the county’s rugged roads, even in winter weather. The EMS department is led by Tim Peck, an award winning administrator of EMS services with more than 35 years experience.

General Surgery

Dr. Kenneth Rose is our general surgeon, and his team of surgical nurses is led by Jeff DeVore. Dr. Rose performs most –ectomies and –oscopies and can perform many laparoscopic procedures to reduce risk and speed recovery. To make an appointment with Dr. Rose, call Mountain View Medical Clinic at 541.426.7900.

Home Health/End of Life Services

If you’re homebound, we can provide skilled nursing care to help you recover from surgery, take care of wounds and arrange physical therapy and occupational therapy at your home.

If you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, our skilled nurses can help you manage pain and deal with other issues associated with your illness. Home Health is led by RN Nora Stangel and can be reached at 541.426.5247, and requires a physician referral.

Imaging (Radiology)

The full service imaging department is led by Josie Conrad and offers 64 slice CT scanning, digital mammography, ultrasound, bone density scanner, MRI and general xray services. With digital technology, xrays can be sent electronically to be viewed by your physician and specialists.

Laboratory

Our full-service lab department, led by pathologist Dr. Nicole Turner and administrative director Todd Tidmore, includes five clinical laboratory scientists and three phlebotomists. Wallowa Memorial participates in the training of Oregon Health Sciences University students pursuing a degree in clinical laboratory science. The lab offers 24/7 service, and standard drug testing for local businesses, including the Department of Transportation chain of custody collections.

Outpatient Clinic Offering Chemotherapy and Infusion

The outpatient clinic, led by RN Stacey Karvoski, was expanded in 2011 to accommodate more chemotherapy and infusion patients. Visiting oncologist Dr. Maynard Bronstein sees patients here several days a month. Our infusion therapy services are enhanced through telemedicine capabilities, bringing rheumatology specialist Dr. Leslie Jackson “in the room” to consult with our medical staff.

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Adrian Davis is our visiting orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who sees patients here at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. Dr. Davis sees patients every Tuesday for clinic appointments and surgery. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Davis, ask your physician for a referral.

Pastoral Care

Local pastors representing all faiths in the community provide 24/7 on-call service to provide spiritual comfort to those in need. Our private, quiet chapel provides a refuge for families experiencing a medical crisis.

Physical, Occupational & Aquatic Therapy

Led by director Aaron Gray, our team of five full time physical therapists, one physical therapist assistant and one occupational therapist, all working in a state-of-the-art facility, can help you recover from injuries, accidents, stroke or other life-changing events that affect your mobility and function.

We can also help you recover from surgery and in some cases, avoid surgery altogether. New in 2016, occupational therapist Angela Mart provides occupational therapy in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The aquatic therapy program provides soothing water therapy at a local pool to aid healing and recovery. To schedule an appointment, call 541.426.5314.

Maternity & Obstetrics

A number of our physicians have advanced training in obstetrics and can provide expert care to expectant mothers. State-of-the-art birthing suites create a home-like, relaxing setting for labor, delivery and recovery. Wallowa Memorial Hospital has nurses specially trained in neonatal care.

Medical-Surgical

Led by Teri Judd, the nursing staff employs nurses and certified nurses assistants with expertise in surgery, oncology, advanced trauma care, cardiac emergencies, obstetrics and more. With private bathrooms and mountain views, the patient rooms provide a comforting environment to aid in your recovery.

Respite Care

When you need a break from the demands of caring for a loved one, the respite care program offers three levels of care to meet their needs. Fees are structured on a per day basis and are not covered by Medicare or insurance. For more information, call the hospital at 541.426.3111, and ask for RN Tami Rahn.

Swing Bed

When you are recovering from an injury or illness and no longer need acute care, our swing bed program allows you to remain in the hospital to continue your recovery with skilled nursing, so you can be sure you’re fully ready when it’s time to go home. Led by RN Tami Rahn, this program can give you the extra peace of mind you need.

Telemedicine

Thanks to the new technology of telemedicine, we can now connect our patients with specialists from around the country via telemedicine robots. Wallowa Memorial Hospital has four telemedicine robots, allowing specialists to be “in the room” talking with our physicians and patients to diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions.

Call 911 in case of life-threatening emergency.

For the services listed ask your primary care physician for a referral.