Lawrence County Hospital
Mississippi Hospital Serving Our Community Since 1960
Lawrence County Hospital is a 25-acute bed care center and division of
Southwest Health Systems. Designated as a Critical Access Hospital, we
have been proud to provide excellent services for our patients since 1960.
Our average length of stay is 96 hours. We are approved by the state of
Mississippi to participate in both Medicare and Medicaid programs. Lawrence
County Hospital is licensed by the Mississippi Hospital Association as
well as the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Meet Our Staff
Our physician staff members include:
- Dr. Richard G. Burris - Family Practice
- Dr. Brantley B. Pace - Family Practice
- Dr. James Stephens - Family Practice
- Dr. Joe A. Ward - Family Practice
- Kim McCloud, CFNP
- Kiley McLendon - Nurse Practitioner
- Sue Sullivan - Nurse Practitioner
- Genie Vaughan - Nurse Practitioner
Our Departments & Services
We offer a broad range of services, including:
Emergency Department / Ambulance Department - Our Emergency and Ambulance Departments are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week to administer urgent care for patients with traumatic injuries.
Radiology Department - The imaging services at our Radiology Department include radiography,
ultrasounds, and computerized tomography (CAT or CT) scans.
Respiratory Therapy - Tests offered at our Respiratory Therapy center include EKG, EEG, and
Clinical Laboratory - Our Clinical Laboratory offers bacteriology analyzing, coagulation testing,
full chemistry profile, blood tests, and more. We offer 24-hour coverage
and also have a blood bank.
Dietary / Nutrition - Our dietary consultation is designed to help outpatients develop therapeutic
Endoscopy - Tests offered in our endoscopy department include EGD, colonoscopies,
and Peg tube placement.
Outpatient Services - These services are available with physician orders Monday through Friday,
and include lab work, epogen / neupogen injections, medication treatment,
and wound care. Our Cardiology Clinic is hosted twice a month and overseen
by a cardiologist. Our Outpatient Wound Care Clinic is offered weekly
under the supervision of a wound care specialist.
Intensive Outpatient Program - Our Intensive Outpatient Program is designed to help older patients
who need intensive psychiatric intervention and are able to receive this
treatment on an outpatient basis.
Swing-Bed Care - This program involves temporary skilled nursing care for Medicare patients
in a rural hospital and is offered on a physician referral basis. There
are requirements for this program: You must have been in an acute care
facility within the last 30 days or at least three days prior to admission.
The program lasts, on average, under 20 days for most patients. Learn
more about this program by contacting us.
Click here for a PDF of the Intensive Outpatient Brochure
Our goal at Southwest Health System is to serve you well: Contact our Mississippi
hospital if you have any questions.