Show Low’s medical infrastructure is significant.
Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center
is a private, not-for-profit regional facility with over 100
licensed beds. The hospital features an outstanding physician staff representing
of medical specialties including cardiology, obstetrics, oncology,
physical therapy, diagnostic imaging and surgical services.
Summit Healthcare acquired a state-of-the-art "LightSpeed® VCT
diagnostic system in 2007. This device is the world’s first Volume Computed
Tomography (VCT) system. Summit Healthcare was also the first hospital in
Arizona to acquire the new state-of-the-art D-SPECT Cardiac Imaging System.
This gamma camera system has 10 times the sensitivity and twice the
resolution of older systems and it requires patients to lie still for only two
to four minutes.
The five-story patient tower provides an ICU unit,
Medical/Surgical unit, women's health unit, an
observation nursery, private rooms and space for future expansion.
Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center is #1 in Arizona
for Vascular Surgery and #3 in Arizona for Coronary Interventional Procedures
(top five 2008-2013) according to Healthgrades.com. In addition,
Healthgrades.com awarded Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center Five-Star
status in the following areas:
- Peripheral Vascular Bypass in Cardiac.
- Treatment of Heart Attack in Pulmonary.
- Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
in Critical Care.
- Treatment of Sepsis for 3 Years in a Row
- Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism for 3 Years in a