Winneshiek Medical Center
901 Montgomery Street
Decorah, IA 52101
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- Primary Care
- Speciality Care
- Emergency Care
- Women's Health
- Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
- Medical Imaging
- Cancer Resource Center
Hours of OperationWinneshiek Medical Center offers clinic appointments Monday through Friday. Additionally, care is available evenings from 4-9 pm and weekends (8 am-4 pm) at Winneshiek Medical Center's Urgent Care, and 24/7 through our physician-staffed emergency department.
Winneshiek Medical Center is a charitable nonprofit community hospital and clinic serving northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota since 1914. We are the third largest Critical Access Hospital in Iowa, and are owned by the citizens of Winneshiek County. With an active medical staff of nearly 30 Mayo Clinic Health System and Gundersen Lutheran physicians, and clinics in Decorah, Ossian, and Mabel, Minnesota, Winneshiek Medical Center is the largest and most specialized hospital in the region.
Our hospital services include multi-specialty surgical services; MRI, CT Scan, x-ray and digital mammography led by an on-site radiologist; rehabilitation and sports medicine clinics in Decorah, Calmar, Postville, and Spring Grove, MN, with outreach to area schools and nursing homes; diabetic education; home medical equipment; home health and hospice; a hospitalist program for 24-hour inpatient care; a swing-bed program for skilled nursing care for rehabilitation and recovery; and obstetrics services provided by both area physician groups. Winneshiek Medical Center also provides urgent care, a 24/7 emergency room and ambulance service staffed by Mayo Clinic Health System physicians, specialized nursing staff and paramedics.
Visit us, our doors are always open, or take a look online at winmedical.org or on Facebook.
Mayo Clinic Health System
Decorah Clinic became the first Mayo Clinic Health System site in 1992. It has grown to become the most specialized primary and specialty care clinic in the area. Through the hospital’s professional services agreement and collaborative relationship with Mayo Clinic Health System, our physicians have access to all the expertise of Mayo Clinic.
Eight full-time Mayo Clinic Health System surgeons provide care in the areas of:
- General Surgery
- Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT)
Primary Care for Families:
- Family Medicine (including prenatal and obstetrical care)
- Internal Medicine
- Skin Care
- Behavioral Health
Outreach doctors from Mayo Clinic-Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse come to WMC to provide care in the specialty areas of:
- Nephrology (with an on-site Mayo Clinic Dialysis Center)
- Oncology (cancer care)
- Physical Medicine (pain management)
WMC Primary Care Clinics:
- Decorah – Family Medicine and Specialty Clinic at Winneshiek Medical Center
- Ossian – Family Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinic
- Mabel, MN – Family Medicine Clinic
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Mission StatementOur Mission:
Winneshiek Medical Center is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate primary care, inpatient and outpatient services, diverse local medical specialties and multi-disciplinary health programs.
Winneshiek Medical Center will be the preferred health system, providing quality health care services and programs throughout our region by working collaboratively to serve our rural communities.
Through stewardship, Winneshiek Medical Center bases services on:
Quality - Professional competence
Respect - Dignity and compassion for patients, visitors, volunteers and employees
Fiduciary Responsibility - Sound resource management