Health Care

Baptist Memorial Hospital, located in Booneville, provides excellent quality health care for Prentiss County residents.

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Booneville
Baptist Memorial Hospital – Booneville

Baptist Memorial Hospital – Booneville

Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville was founded in 1949. It became affiliated with Baptist Memorial Health Care in 1982. As such, the hospital is accredited by the Join Commission. BMH-Booneville is a general medical and surgical hospital with 114 beds and 62 nurses.

In 2012, BMH-Booneville had a payroll of over $10 million for its 278 employees. In 2012, the hospital had 15,044 patients visit the Emergency Department, 952 surgeries were performed, and 1,437 discharges.

BMH-Booneville has an overall four star rating on’s Hospital Compare service and it was recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. It was named Hospital of the Year in 2011 by the Mississippi Nurses Association.

Location: 100 Hospital Drive in Booneville

Medical Services

The medical services at BMH-Booneville include

  • general surgery
  • gynecological care
  • occupational therapy
  • physical therapy
  • pediatric acute care
  • speech therapy
  • psychiatric acute care (geriatric)
  • cardiac rehab
  • sleep lab
  • physical therapy
  • geriatric acute care
  • respiratory therapy
  • and more

Emergency Department

The 24-hour Emergency Department at BMH sees around 23,000 patients each year. It has 10 beds and provides ultrasound services, CT scanning, X-ray, respiratory and select radiologic procedures, and a 24-hour lab.

Baptist Booneville Specialty Clinics

The Baptist Memorial Hospital has three specialty clinics focusing on ophthalmology, neurology, and orthopedics.

  • Ophthalmology Clinic – Dr. William Brawner
  • Nuerology Clinic – Dr. Rance Wilbourn
  • Orthopedics Clinic – Dr. John Foropoulos

Prentiss County Health Department

Located at 615 East Parker Drive in Booneville, the Prentiss County Health Department offers many services including

  • immunizations
  • TB testing and treatment
  • prenatal care
  • dental and oral health
  • family planning
  • lead poisoning screening
  • STD screenings and treatments
  • family planning
  • gynecological care
  • WIC nutritional program
  • and more

Visit the Prentiss County Health Department website.

Booneville Community Health Clinic

Part of North Mississippi Primary Health Care, Inc. (NMPHC), the Booneville Community Health Clinic is a private-nonprofit organization. Located at 208 North First Street in Booneville.

Community Mental Health Services

Region IV Mental Health Services operates an out-patient facility in Prentiss County at 2100 East Chambers Dr. in Booneville.