Health Care and Hospitals

Health Care and Hospitals in Lima Ohio

The Lima/Allen County community has two major hospitals and other medical facilities that offer quality care with state-of-the-art technology. Residents and visitors can take comfort in the quality of care and professional reputations of the physicians and medical facilities in the area.


Lima Memorial Health System is dedicated to advancing health care in the region through the ongoing introduction of new programs, technology and services, coupled with an exceptional patient and family experience. Comprehensive services include general and specialty surgery; heart and vascular services; Level II trauma center; orthopedics, obstetrics, pulmonary and critical care; sleep medicine; hematology; oncology; Level II newborn nursery; pediatrics; diagnostic, imaging & laboratory services; occupational health; palliative care; and home health care.

The Medical Park on Eastown Road houses the Women’s Health Center, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. Lima Memorial also has an extended network of primary care, pediatric and specialty physicians in the Lima Memorial Physician group. Eight convenient Walk-In Care Centers throughout the greater Lima region offer extended and weekend hours with no appointment needed. Lima Memorial expands its community of care by supporting health education and other community-minded initiatives throughout the region.

Lima Memorial will see continued growth with a $30 million expansion and investment in the health of the greater Lima region. This investment will include a new Outpatient Diagnostic and Imaging Center, Welcome Center, Inpatient Rehabilitation Center and Family Medicine & Walk-In Care Center in Wapakoneta. In addition, the health system recently opened its new cardiac area on the second floor of Professional Office Building III.

At Lima Memorial you will find expert and compassionate care, coupled with innovations that will keep you where you belong – close to home for care.


Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center is a 425-bed acute care, not-for-profit facility, delivering the highest quality health care to more people than any other hospital in a 12-county region and annually provides more than $500 million in regional economic support as well as over $40 million of wellness benefits.

Recognized as a consecutive Truven Top 100 Hospital, the medical center earns a CMS 5-star rating, consecutive Leap Frog A ratings, and is one of just 475 Magnet Hospitals in the nation, a recognition for nursing excellence. The Core Values of Human Dignity, Integrity, Compassion, Stewardship and Service demonstrated in the care provided with a mission to extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus by improving the health and well-being of local communities and bring good help to those in need, especially people who are poor, dying and underserved.

A level II trauma center and neonatal intensive care unit with medical services including The Henry & Beverly Hawk Heart & Vascular Center, a Neuroscience Institute, a robotic surgery program, emergency services, women’s health, mother/baby, pediatrics, sports medicine, addiction and behavioral health, and graduate medical education for training physicians and pharmacists. An affiliation with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James allows access to the best and latest in compassionate cancer care, right here at home. To learn more, visit