Methodist South Hospital provides a full array of medical and surgical services including maternity services and Level II NICU (neonatal intensive care unit), orthopaedics, women's services, and cardiac care.
Amenities and Hours
Main Hospital, Basement Level
Snacks, drinks, grill items and salad bar available.
Monday – Friday
Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lunch/Dinner: 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lunch/Dinner: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Family Presence/Visitor Hours
Hospital Rooms and Critical Care/ICU
8:30a.m. - 9:00p.m.
Partners in care may be with patients 24/7. Other guests are welcome in patient rooms (including critical care/ICU) from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. to respect sleeping hours. We are flexible to meet the needs of families. Hours may vary on some units and floors. Please check with the nurses’ station if you have questions.
Main Hospital Lobby
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Free WiFi is available through the GUEST network. You'll be prompted to accept Methodist's terms and conditions by clicking the "I accept" button. The connection will automatically time out after eight hours of inactivity.
Visitors can park in the East, West and Medical Office Complex lots.
Security and Escorts
Except for the Emergency Department Entrance, doors are locked from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. You may request a security officer to escort you to your car. Please dial “0” and ask the hospital operator for assistance. For your safety, security services are available 24 hours a day.
Snack and drink machines are located Floor 1.
Since opening its doors in 1973 as the first acute care satellite hospital in the Memphis area, Methodist South Hospital has been defined by its dedication to providing excellent patient care, its compassion for the patient's family and its commitment to customer service. The 156-bed facility is located in south Memphis in the Whitehaven community and serves the areas of south Memphis and north Mississippi. Its continual advancement and growth of services is just one way Methodist South is showing its commitment to excellence and its dedication to investing in the community.
Methodist South provides a full array of medical and surgical services including:
- Acute Inpatient Care
- Comprehensive Cardiac Care that includes a Cath Lab and an open-heart surgery program. Methodist South has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Stroke and AMI.
- Catheterization Lab Services
- Comprehensive Wound Healing Center
- Critical Care & Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
- Diagnostic Center featuring the latest technology including 64-slice CT scanner and Open MRI, as well as X-rays, ultrasounds, mammograms and MRIs
- Dialysis Unit
- 24-Hour Emergency Care for children and adults, within 30 minutes, guaranteed.
- Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy
- Respiratory Care
- Award-winning Maternity Center (Obstetrics) with a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
- Orthopaedic Services
- Pastoral Ministry
- Same-day Surgery
- Women's Services
24-Hour Emergency Room Care for Children & Adults within 30-Minutes, Guaranteed
Methodist South's newly renovated Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week treating emergencies, and is designated as a Basic Pediatric Emergency Facility participating in the Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center Network of Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center to treat children's emergencies. We know than an emergency room visit is not something you look forward to, and, because of this, Methodist South is committed to reducing your wait time while you are here. We guarantee that you will be seen by a Physician, a Physician's Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner within 30 minutes of arrival.
Our Maternity Center was designed with the entire family in mind. The labor, delivery and recovery suites combine the comfort of home-like amenities with the sophistication and safety of the hospital. From the very beginning of your pregnancy, you can relax knowing that you and your baby will receive quality care in a comfortable environment.
Methodist South was one of a very select group of hospitals in the nation awarded with the distinguished Premier Award for Quality for Excellence in Obstetrics. The latest technology and highly trained staff are on hand during your delivery, and a fully equipped Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides care for premature or sick infants.
Every aspect of our maternity program is designed with you and your baby in mind to provide a beautiful, rewarding birthing experience. We'll also help you and your family prepare for your baby's arrival with a wide range of Healthy Pregnancy classes.
Methodist Diagnostic Center - South
Methodist South's expanded Diagnostic Center contains the latest diagnostic technology equipment and shows our commitment to quality diagnostic imaging. Our services include:
- Open MRI
- 64-slice CT scanner
- Angiography, an X-ray of the arteries that can detect problems in the blood vessels
- Nuclear medicine
- Digital Mammograms
- 3D/4D capable Ultrasound
Cardiac Services and Acute Inpatient Care
Methodist South has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for Stroke and AMI and thereby achieved the designations of Primary Stroke Center and Certified AMI Program. Through all of these certifications, we have improved processes which allow us to:
- Integrate the emergency department with the local emergency medical system
- Access, diagnose and treat patients quickly
- Effectively treat patients with low risk for acute coronary syndrome
- Ensure personnel competency and training
- Continually improve processes and procedures
- Demonstrate compliance to the most stringent standards of performance
In addition to these certifications, cardiac services at Methodist South also includes the most advanced heart diagnostic technology in the world: GE LightSpeed VCT 64-Slice Scanner. This state-of-the-art imaging tool can scan the entire body in ten seconds and produce images of the heart and coronary arteries in less than five heartbeats. It offers a multitude of other uses and is also important in diagnosing and pinpointing stroke and other neurological problems.
Michael Ugwueke, CEO/Administrator, welcomes you to Methodist South Hospital.
Florence Jones, Chief Nursing Officer, introduces you to the Patient- and Family-Centered Care philosophy at Methodist South.
Health and Wellness Connection
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