Atmore Community Hospital opens ACH Specialty Care in old MedPlus building

Published 4:14 pm Friday, September 16, 2022

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Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) announced today that the ACH MedPlus Building name has been changed to ACH Specialty Care. The ACH Specialty Care building will be home to visiting specialists and the hospital’s general surgeon.

“We are in the process of looking at area physicians who have an interest in holding a clinic in Atmore,” Brad Lowery, ACH administrator said in a release. “As of today, we have vascular care, general surgery, gynecology, nephrology and podiatry. We are in the process of recruiting a staff surgeon and have been looking for several visiting specialties including, ENT, urology, oncology and dermatology.”

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ACH officials said the new clinic is working in coordination with the hospital’s outpatient clinic to provide specialty services for the Atmore community. Patients wanting to make an appointment will need to make that appointment with the visiting physician’s office.

“We look forward to building upon our already outstanding outpatient schedule,” Lowery said. “We want to provide as many services here locally so our community has access to a variety of specialty care here at home.”

In addition to the ACH Specialty Care physicians, the outpatient department hosts visiting specialists in gastroenterology, nephrology, orthopedics and VA screenings. Cardiology and pulmonology clinics are being held on the second floor in the cardiopulmonary department.

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