Residents and visitors of Crested Butte are provided convenient access to healthcare options in the area, including medical clinics, a hospital campus and a host of practitioners offering services in an assortment of medical fields.
The Crested Butte Medical Center supplies exceptional medical services to the community and its visitors through two clinic sites. One is the Town Clinic which offers primary and specialty care in the areas of family medicine, urgent care, OB/GYN and pediatric medicine. The second is Crested Butte’s oldest clinic, the Ski Area Clinic, a site that is open during the ski season for those in need of primary care and emergency medicine. The Ski Area Clinic is also home to the “Sports Lab,” which offers sports performance, cardiac and health assessments.
Further local options for medical attention include: family medicine services by Dr. Joanne Huntington and Dr. Sherry Lynn Niccoli, chiropractic attention at the Sims Chiropractic Walk-In Clinic and Crested Butte Chiropractic, wellness at the Crested Butte Spirit, Mind & Body Clinic and quality sports medicine and orthopedics at the Rocky Mountain Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Clinic and the Alpine Orthopaedics & Sports Performance Center. Additionally, Paradise Pediatrics is a fine choice for children’s medical resources and nearby Gunnison offers high-quality mental health services at the Center for Mental Health, a branch of the Midwestern Colorado Mental Health Center.
Patients requiring further medical attention will be referred to the nearby Gunnison Valley Hospital (GVH), a 24-bed, acute-care hospital. Part of the Gunnison Valley Health System, GVH offers a 24/7, state-of-the-art emergency department and Level IV trauma center. Adding to these facilities is an exhaustive list of services, ranging from cardiopulmonary, oncology and surgery to rehabilitation, maternity and radiology/medical imaging.