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As a 199-bed full-service hospital, Southwestern Medical Center provides a comprehensive range of medical services and high quality care. We are a forward thinking, innovative hospital where trust, teamwork and technology come together to make a positive difference in the health of our community and region. Our Joint Commission accreditation powerfully demonstrates our commitment to meet the highest national standards for quality and safety.

But our most important mission here is to serve you and your family. So we combine the medical and technological resources of a regional center for healthcare with the warm, friendly and personal touch of a caring, compassionate staff.

A Tradition of FIRSTS

Southwestern Medical Center was the first hospital in Lawton to be awarded “Accreditation with Commendation” – the highest level of accreditation awarded by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest accrediting body.

The Southwestern Rehabilitation Center was the first rehabilitation facility to receive a three-year accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This is the highest level of accreditation achievable.

Southwestern Medical Center is also the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center in southwestern Oklahoma.

The Strength To Lead

At Southwestern Medical Center, we understand the vital importance of healthcare in our community. So we’ve made an ongoing commitment to deliver the latest technology and a comprehensive range of services that sets us apart as a leader in healthcare for this region. For almost any medical condition, we can provide the state-of-the-art care you and your family deserve.

The Strength To Serve

Patient care is our highest priority at Southwestern Medical Center. An extraordinary level of courteous and compassionate care is our only standard, and exceeding the expectations of our patients and their families is our constant goal. We also work closely with other healthcare providers, local leaders, businesses and other community organizations to promote wellness and to teach healthy lifestyles through education and outreach programs.

To download a printable fact sheet, please click on the following link. Southwestern Medical Center Printable Fact Sheet

Southwestern Medical Center is part of the Capella Healthcare family of hospitals. Capella partners with communities to build strong local healthcare systems that are known for high quality patient care and excellent service. A private company with access to significant leadership and financial resources, Capella reinvests 100% of net cash flow back into its hospitals to strengthen and expand services and facilities. With the philosophy that all healthcare is local, Capella collaborates with each hospital’s medical staff, board and community leadership to take care to the next level.  Capella’s corporate office is located in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb south of Nashville.  For more information, visit the company’s website at

Southwestern Medical Center CEO Discusses significant investment since becoming part of the Capella Healthcare family…