From advanced neonatal care to state-of-the art heart surgery, the greater Manchester medical community provides a degree of sophistication that is unusual in an area its size. The region is served by four major health facilities, an extensive new outpatient medical facility, walk-in clinics, and more than 700 licensed physicians affiliated with Manchester’s two hospitals alone. These facilities and private practices are supplemented by a network of non-profit health services organizations. In the past few years many private practices, HMOs, and clinics expanded or relocated to the area.
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Hospitals & Surgical Centers
Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center is an independent same day surgical center. The center is privately owned by physicians, licensed by the state of New Hampshire, certified by Medicare, and affiliated with most major HMOs and PPOs. It contains 4 major operating rooms and a designated suite for gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures.
Catholic Medical Center
Catholic Medical Center is a 330-bed full-service healthcare facility offering medical-surgical care through more than 475 affiliated providers. Together with its primary care provider network, more than 34 medical subspecialties are represented. CMC is home to the nationally recognized New England Heart Institute which provides advanced cardiac services with more than 8 satellite offices around the state and to The Mom’s Place, a home-like birthing center.
Elliot Health System
Elliot Hospital is a 296-bed acute care facility. It is a premier healthcare provider in many disciplines and contains a trauma center, a regional cancer center, the Max K. Willscher Urology Center, and has one of only three Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the State of New Hampshire.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester is a multi-specialty, community group practice that serves the healthcare needs of people living in the greater Manchester, New Hampshire area. With offices in Manchester and Bedford, we provide basic (primary) and specialty care to the whole family. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester offers highly-specialized pediatric care through the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD), and cancer services through Norris Cotton Cancer Center. We are affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the top teaching and specialty-care hospital in the state.