Laramie offers a number of premier healthcare services and facilities to the people of Southeastern Wyoming.
Ivinson Memorial Hospital (IMH) is southern Wyoming’s quality leader in healthcare. Through state-of-the-art technology, comprehensive services and compassionate care, IMH conveniently offers the region’s best medical care. Beyond providing excellent medical care, IMH takes pride in the personal touch they give to each patient. IMH is a 99-bed facility with nearly 50 active physicians. Their mission is to “provide health services and resources to improve the quality of life.” In order to fulfill the dynamic healthcare needs of the surrounding area, IMH offers comprehensive services, including:
|Acute Care Services
Dialysis (4 units)
Discharge Planning/Social Services
Emergency Services (Level II, 24-hour care)
Family Care Unit (encompassing nursery, obstetrics, pediatrics and gynecology)
Physical and Occupational Therapy
Oncology (housed in the regional Treatment Facility)
Special Procedures Unit (IV therapy, blood transfusions and specialized procedures)
Speech and Language Therapy
Surgery (inpatient and outpatient)
Ivinson Memorial Hospital’s Meredith and Jeannie Ray Cancer Center provides the most promising cancer treatment available, with a new technology called Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). This new cancer center is one of the first facilities in the region to offer IMRT to patients. IMRT is changing the way physicians treat cancer and changing the way patients beat cancer. It is just one of the highly specialized technological advances that set the Meredith and Jeannie Ray Cancer Center apart from other facilities. Such advancements put hope within reach – hope for a cancer-free tomorrow, hope for a cancer-free life.
Wyoming’s only comprehensive orthopedic facility is in Laramie. Gem City Bone and Joint is the premiere orthopedic care center in the Rocky Mountain Region. The center prides itself on seeking the right solution to patients’ orthopedic problems. Gem City Bone and Joint offers surgery, rehabilitation, physical therapy and pain management services to provide an integrated, thoughtful approach to healing and recovery.
In addition to many family practice physicians, a number of medical specialists practice in Laramie. Their specialties include obstetrics and gynecology, dermatology, cardiology, pediatrics, podiatry, radiology and urology. Other medical services, such as chiropractic care, dental care and optometry, are of the highest quality in Laramie.
The Laramie area is mindful of persons with disabilities and its older residents’ needs. Several assisted-living facilities are located here, and quality home healthcare is available from various
Cathedral Home for Children (CHC) is a comprehensive residential treatment program for troubled and traumatized youth (ages 10 to 18) whose educational, emotional and behavior problems require special services. CHC is committed to helping these children reclaim their lives through educational, therapeutic, enrichment and non-denominational spiritual opportunities.
Established under the auspices of the Episcopal Church of Wyoming, CHC began as an orphanage in 1910, and its mission and scope have expanded over the years. In 1995, CHC began its Deaf Program. The Home is located two miles north of Laramie on a 600-acre campus, housing up to 60 residents.
The Laramie Youth Crisis Center (LYCC) is a 24-hour emergency care and shelter program for children (newborn to 18 years old). Established in 1981, LYCC offers a short-term, safe and loving environment for children while providing guidance and intervention geared toward the protection and preservation of the family. LYCC responds with an “open door.”
LYCC and CHC are full members of the Child Welfare League and accredited through the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.