Services

Cardio-pulmonary
We offer respiratory therapy, sleep studies, cardiac testing and cardiovascular imaging.

Chemotherapy/Oncology
Dr. Carole Wiseman Norden, medical oncologist, joined our team of cancer caregivers in November 2019. Prior to joining our MCH team, she served as the Principal Investigator in a number of clinical trials at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute in Mobile. Dr. Norden has a special interest in palliative care as well as survivorship. She is available by appointment in the oncology clinic on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 am to 4 pm. Our chemotherapy certified nurses administer chemotherapy ordered by Dr. Norden Monday through Friday.

Noelle Mixon Falkenberry, a  Board Certified Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, who is specialized in Oncology and Hematology is available in the clinic through the week also. She has been a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama for the past 12 years. Noelle began her career in nursing at Monroe County Hospital and has worked in intensive care, long term care and nursing informatics. She has spent the last several years in Oncology at Monroe County Hospital working closing with the medical oncologists. Noelle sees patients Monday through Thursday by appointment.

Please feel free to contact the oncology department with questions by calling 251-743-7545.

Emergency Department
Full service, fully staffed emergency room- 365/ days a year 24/7 - We never close.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
We have an 8 bed ICU that is all RN staffed. Our staff is experienced in critical care for all ages.

Labor and Delivery/Lactation
We have spacious birthing suites, childbirth and breastfeeding classes, and lactation consultation.

Monroe County Hospital gained designation in May 2017 as a Baby Friendly facility, and initiative of the World Health Organization to promote breastfeeding worldwide.  To retain the designation as a Baby Friendly Hospital, we must actively promote and support breastfeeding as well as advise new mothers of the risks associated with formula feeding.  Our practices of Skin to Skin, Rooming In, one on one education and support help our mothers learn to hold their baby, read and understand their baby, know where to find support after discharge for themselves and their baby.

MCH Bumps and Babies Facebook Group

Laboratory
We offer a full service hospital lab staffed 24 hours.

Medical/Surgical Unit
Our well trained nursing staff provides care and comfort to inpatients and outpatients for various diagnosis such as respiratory, cardiac, and gastro intestinal issues.

Pharmacy
We provide medications to both inpatients and outpatients including the Oncology Clinic, Diabetes Education and ambulatory infusion patients.

Progressive Home Care
We provide full service home care to home-bound patients including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.

Hospice of Monroe County
Hospice of Monroe County is a group of specialized trained professionals and volunteers dedicated to providing compassionate health care to patients nearing end of life.

Radiology
We have a 16 slice low radiation CT scanner that provides a higher level of diagnostic capability to their physicians caring for patients in the inpatient, outpatient or emergency setting.  This scanner offers enhanced pictures of the brain and vascular anatomy allowing for quicker diagnosis of a stroke or hemorrhage, thus enabling the medical team to treat such events in a more streamlined manner that have ultimately saved lives.

Our scanner can deliver up to 40 percent lower radiation exposure than similar scanners without diminishing the quality of the study, which is better for all patients, especially children.

MCH Radiology is also proud to have added a new digital mammography modality in 2014, which allows our team of caring professionals to better serve women's health care needs.  Digital mammography seems similar on the surface to many patients but most admit it is much quicker than the traditional mammography and many patients say it is more comfortable than traditional mammography.

Surgery
We have inpatient and outpatient surgical services including: obstetrics, orthopedics, gynecology, endoscopy and colonoscopies.