Forrest General Hospital

Forrest General Hospital, opened door as a 90 bed healthcare facility in the early 50s, has progressed much in terms of staff strength and infrastructure over the years such that it is virtually impossible now to identify it with the original infirmary. The Forrest General Hospital system, at present, is a 537 bed unit comprising of a 429-bed acute care facility; Pine Grove, an 88-bed chemical dependency and psychiatric unit; Rehab Resource, a 20-bed rehabilitation unit; Lowery A. Woodall Outpatient Surgery Facility; and Forrest General Home Care.

FGH’s services and facilities cover cardiac care, cancer care, obstetrics, trauma care, women’s center, birthing room, oncology, sports medicine and breast cancer screening.

Forrest General Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Forrest General Hospital accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Address: 400 S 28th Avenue , Hattiesburg , PO Box 16389
State: Mississippi
Zip: 39404
Phone: 601-264-7000
Toll-free: 800-844-4445
URL: www.forrestgeneral.com
Number of Beds: 537
Total Staff : 2800

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Articles about this hospital

Forrest General and Spirit of Women to present “Ms. Independent – Auto Repair”
Date: 2005-10-04
Will present the topic Auto Repair.

Forrest General one of four facilities in the state approved to perform carotid artery stenting
Date: 2005-09-19
Forrest General Hospital was recently approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Forrest General awarded four years of reaccreditation for its exemplary performance as a CME provider
Date: 2005-08-25
Accreditation by the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA).

Forrest General Hospital’s Public Relations Department receives awards
Date: 2005-05-02
Annual Maggie Awards.