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Whether you’re seeking emergency medical care, an appointment with a family physician or specialist, dentist, private nursing specialist or an optometrist, the Brewton area offers a full range of high-quality, personalized healthcare options.

At the center of Brewton’s healthcare network is D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital, which is a Joint Commission accredited facility. The hospital offers a broad range of services, which include: inpatient care, emergency services, diagnostic and surgical services, outpatient clinics, obstetrics and gynecology services and home health services. The hospital also provides an array of community and professional educational opportunities. The 49-bed facility also offers diagnostic services which include a sleep center, radiology services which include: nuclear medicine, ultrasound, MRI and CT, a full respiratory therapy department and a laboratory which utilizes the latest technology to provide a broad range of diagnostic testing and services. The hospital anticipates starting an $8 million addition/renovation project in early 2013, which will include a new emergency room, renovations to outpatient and radiology areas, and the addition of two new operating rooms in the surgical suite.Located just across the street is Surgical Associates of South Alabama, which provides surgical services through its two board certified surgeons, who provide high-quality surgical care. Located conveniently next door is the Brewton Medical Center, which offers family and specialized services to the Brewton community in the form of family practice physicians, pediatricians, gynecologists and obstetricians and also houses a specialist clinic for out-of-town specialist to travel to Brewton and provide healthcare options for local residents. In addition, the Medical Center Pharmacy is conveniently located inside the Brewton Medical Center to handle all your pharmacy needs.

D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital

Brewton is also home to Dialysis Affiliates of South Alabama, which is located just across from the hospital, providing dialysis services in its 14-station facility and also providing services of an Internist/Nephrologist. The Gulf Coast Cancer Center, which is also located on the hospital’s campus, provides healthcare and services to cancer patients, while employing the latest technology, procedures and treatment options.

Escambia County Health Department

West Gate Village, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, has been serving the Greater Brewton area since 1965, and accommodates 129 residents with private and semi-private rooms. Rehabilitative therapies are available to community residents requiring a short-term stay. The professional staff consists of licensed physicians and registered nursing specialists providing quality care 24 hours a day. The Meadows, which is an assisted living facility, is just across the street and is able to accommodate even more residents. Home health and hospice services are also available for those in need.

Located next door to the Brewton Medical Center, the Escambia County Health Department provides high-quality and professional services to the public. Disease surveillance and prevention, along with healthcare, environmental and educational services are available to the public regardless of social circumstances or the ability to pay.

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