Health Care

Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is a 265-bed regional referral center providing 24-hour comprehensive care and emergency services. The hospital is the first and only in the region offering the Da Vinci Surgical System, providing a number of benefits to patients from smaller incisions to a quicker recovery. “The hospital continues to grow its services and provide advanced technology to meet the healthcare needs of the Lawton-Fort Sill community and surrounding areas; keeping patients and their families at the center of everything we do,” said Brent Smith, CEO, FACHE.

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in Southwest Oklahoma with a comprehensive heart program and is designated as a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center. The hospital is a teaching facility with two residency programs in emergency medicine and family medicine. The hospital has the only level II neonatal intensive care unit in the area treating babies born at 32 weeks and older; keeping mother and baby close to home. The hospital is also recognized as a Baby Friendly Hospital. The hospital has a dedicated women’s center and labor & delivery unit providing new comfortable birthing suites with advanced amenities for mom and baby.

The Memorial Medical Group is composed of over 100 local medical professionals from 20 specialties to include orthopedics, neurosurgery, general surgery and family medicine. Primary care services are also provided with The Community Health Center clinics in Lawton, Comanche, Elgin, Marlow, Apache, Fredrick, and Snyder. The McMahon Center for Breast Health is the first and only comprehensive program in the area with 3-D mammography and breast MRI.

The hospital provides Home Health & Hospice services and has a freestanding McMahon Tomlinson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with a skilled nursing unit and a dedicated memory care unit. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the Council on Accrediting Rehabilitation Facilities.

The Leah M. Fitch Cancer Center is a part of the Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma providing advanced cancer care with locations in Lawton, Altus, Duncan and Chickasha.

Southwestern Medical Center

Southwestern Medical Center has a long tradition of providing quality healthcare to Lawton-Fort Sill and the surrounding areas, dating back to 1907. As the oldest civilian hospital in Lawton, we take pride in our history of caring for the community through innovation, collaboration and a focus on quality and safety. Southwestern Medical Center fosters an environment where trust, teamwork and technology come together to make a positive difference in the health of our community and region.

“Our dual accreditation, by the Joint Commission and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, powerfully demonstrates our commitment to meet or exceed the highest national standards for quality and safety,” said Mary Towe, Southwestern Medical Center marketing director.

Southwestern Medical Center provides personalized care, while utilizing the latest in medical technology. The hospital offers a wide range of services, including the first Joint Commission-certified primary stroke center, orthopedics, outpatient rehabilitation, free-standing behavioral health center, neurosurgery, general surgery, wound care, state-of-the-art surgery center, a free-standing imaging center with the areas only open MRI, women’s and children’s care and 24-hour emergency services.

As an employer, not only does Southwestern Medical Center offer a robust benefits package, but it’s also a great place to work. In fact, this year, the medical center was named one of the “Top Workplaces in Oklahoma” for the sixth year in a row. The “Top Workplaces in Oklahoma” program recognizes companies who have created a great place for employees to work.

“The Top Workplace award is truly an honor and speaks about the fantastic culture at SWMC,” said Julio Nuñez, PHR, human resources director. “We strive to be a place where patients want to come for all their medical needs, where physicians want to practice, and team members want to work. Receiving Top Workplace six years in a row speaks volumes about our passionate staff and the quality care we provide.”

Southwestern Medical Center strives to make a difference in the lives of residents by providing quality, compassionate care in a work environment that fosters employee commitment and pride. Its mission to give patients and their families exceptional service and quality care at all times.

WellFast Urgent Care

Serving Southwest Oklahoma since 2006 and voted Best Urgent Care by the community in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, WellFast Urgent Care is the gold standard in urgent care. Local to Lawton, WellFast specializes in the evaluation, diagnoses and treatment of common, non-life or limb threatening illnesses or injuries in pediatric and adult patients during extended hours seven days a week.

Patients can walk in or reserve a spot in line via FASTPASS, allowing them to wait in the comfort of their home until it is time to check in at the clinic thus improving the overall urgent care experience. The practice also offers physicals including school sports and wellness.

Supporting the youth in the community, WellFast has donated over $5,000 to local area school sports programs. WellFast Urgent Care was awarded Best Urgent Care of Southwest Oklahoma, Readers Choice by the Lawton Constitution in 2019.

WellFast has a robust occupational medicine department that fulfills the Workman’s Comp needs of employers across a wide variety of industries. From pre-employment, DOT and OSHA physicals to drug screening and treatment of work-related injuries, WellFast offers one source for all of a company’s medical needs. Digital X-rays, COLA-certified labs, accredited staff, eScreen services and a team of board-certified emergency medicine professionals ensure efficient and exceptional medical care. A dedicated occupational medicine coordinator facilitates all communications between patients, employers and insurance companies thus ensuring the most efficient management of an employee’s treatment.

“Quality care is the most important part of our mission,” said Dr. Manuel Delarosa, medical director. “Every patient deserves the full attention and appropriate time to be diagnosed and treated.”

A bilingual staff makes it easy to care for the Spanish-speaking members of the community. WellFast Urgent Care accepts most insurance plans, and is pleased to be an in-network provider for military families using TRICARE.