Health Care

Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi

New state-of-the-art Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, built in 2017

Location: Oxford, MS

  • 217-bed acute care facility
  • 100 medical and surgical specialists in more than 30 specialty areas


  • Named 2011 Hospital of the Year by The Mississippi Nurses Association, in the category of hospitals with 100 beds or more
  • First sleep disorders center in North Mississippi accredited by the American Society of Sleep Medicine
  • Ranked #1 in state for cardiac surgery
  • Only hospital in Mississippi to rank among top 10 percent in the nation by Health Grades for cardiac surgery and overall orthopedic services
  • Baptist Centers for Cancer Care is one of only two facilities in North Mississippi accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer
  • Center for Weight Loss named Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons
  • Acute Rehabilitation Unit holds an accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Heart Care Center

Centers for Cancer Care

  • Noninvasive diagnostic testing
  • Heart catheterization
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Medical and radiation oncologists
  • Radiation therapy
  • PET scanner
  • Chemotherapty Services

Diagnostics Center

Rehabilitation Services

  • 3T MRI technology
  • 64-slice cardiac CT scanner
  • Breast MRI
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapists
  • Sports medicine, athletic training, speech therapy, swallowing difficulties, and lyphedema specialties
  • Acute Rehab Unit with 13 beds
  • Outpatient rehabilitation

Sleep Disorders Center

Weight Loss Center

  • 4 hotel-style observation suites
  • Specializes in treating sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep walking, sleep talking, night terrors and involuntary limb movement
  • Offers weight loss surgery

Surgery Center


  • 4 operating suites
  • 2 procedure rooms
  • Classes for health-related conditions
  • Advanced cardiovascular and weight training equipment
  • Aerobic classes
  • Fitness assessments
  • Dietary consulting
  • Exercise prescriptions

North Mississippi Regional Center

North Mississippi Regional Center

North Mississippi Regional Center

Location: Oxford, MS ;

  • Services for patients with intellectual and related developmental disabilities
  • Offers diagnostic and evaluation services, training, rehabilitation, residential care
  • Performs research into the causes and treatment of intellectual disabilities
  • 1,150 employees
  • 25 departments
  • 12 cottages for 24-hour care
  • 20 community homes with 10 beds each

Community-based Services

  • Traditional group homes
  • Supported living apartments
  • Case management
  • Work activity/ prevocational centers,
  • Waiver programs

Lafayette County Health Department

Location: Oxford, MS;

Services offered include:

  • Family planning
  • Child health
  • Children’s medical program
  • Children’s health insurance
  • Maternity
  • WIC
  • Immunization
  • Early intervention
  • Social work

Programs for specific conditions including:

  • Tubercolosis treatment
  • Perinatal
  • Breast and cervical cancer
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes