Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital in Danville, KY. We are a leading health care provider carrying on the tradition of our namesake, Dr. Ephraim McDowell. As a result of our focus on providing quality care, we have been named one of the 100 Greatest Community Hospitals in America. 

Exterior view of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital in Danville, KY.

Our hospital strives to set the standard for high quality health care. This full-service hospital in Danville, KY has received three Gold Seals of Excellence from The Joint Commission. Our total hip and knee replacement and spine surgery earned the seals. And we also earned a Gold Seal of Approval for hip fractures. We are only the second hospital in the state to receive that distinction.

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain – MI Registry for four consecutive quarters during 2021 and performed with distinction in specific performance measures to receive this 2022 award.

Patient-centered care in Danville, KY

We offer private, spacious birthing suites. Patients labor, deliver, recover and continue their post-partum care in the same room.  Because of a large couch that converts to a bed, your support person can get a restful sleep.  We also have a Level II nursery.

We have invested in modern operating rooms as well as the da Vinci Surgical Robot. As a result we can provide less-invasive surgeries with lower risks for infections and quicker recovery. Because of this investment, we were named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery.

At our OrthoSpineCenter, patients having knee and hip replacement surgery receive the skilled care needed for their recovery. Because of an on-floor gym, patients receive physical therapy. And our on-floor apartment is used to train patients in activities of daily living.

Other services

Our hospital offers a Level III Trauma Center. Emergency care is provided 24 hours a day. We also offer three cardiac cath labs. Full-service diagnostic imaging services are also provided. And we also offer inpatient behavioral health services as well as an intensive care unit.