Stone County Hospital

Specialties

Cardiology

Our team diagnoses and treats coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, valvular heart disease, deep venous thrombosis and other heart conditions. They can also treat complex conditions that affect blood flow such as critical limb ischemia and peripheral arterial disease. For more information, call 601.261.5700.


Cardiopulmonary

Our team provides 24/7 respiratory care on an outpatient basis, as well as in our skilled nursing units and Emergency Department. We treat people with cardiac diagnosis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia or other respiratory conditions. Please call 911 or 601.928.6611 for assistance.


Diabetes Treatment

Our family practitioners and podiatrists work to diagnose and treat all types of diabetes, including Type1 and Type 2, pre diabetes, gestational diabetes or chronic conditions. We offer blood glucose testing, prescribe medication, care for hard to heal wounds and can prescribe specialized footwear or treatments needed. We can also help educate your family about living with diabetes and preventative measures to control your condition.


Gastroenterology

Our gastroenterologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases in adults involving the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, liver, pancreas and biliary system. These diseases include, but are not limited to; gastroesophageal reflux, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, gallstones, heartburn, hepatitis, hemorrhoids, jaundice, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and diseases of the liver.


Podiatry

Our podiatrist is trained in everything from tendonitits to tumors, and will personally examine you, explain what procedures are available and conduct surgery if needed. The staff is also specially trained to work with diabetics to monitor the health of their feet to avoid extreme procedures such as amputation. For more information, call 601.928.6700.


Reclast Therapy

For women with osteoporosis, we offer Reclast Therapy. It is a procedure that helps strengthen bones and protects them from fracture. It is given once a year to women and is administered intravenously and usually takes around 15 minutes to complete. Reclast Therapy, along with daily calcium and Vitamin D, can protect women from fracture or other serious injury in a fall or other accident.


Swing Bed Services

Stone County Hospital understands that easing the transition from acute medical care to home care sometimes requires additional help. Our Swing Bed program provides a higher level of care than most extended stay programs because we have in-house physicians available 24/7 our hospital. We can meet your medical needs such as IV therapy, wound care, management of feeding tubes and tracheostomies, colostomy care, specialty beds, diabetes education, physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy. Our therapists will work with you on pain management, improving strength and balance and educate you on the proper use of medical equipment, if necessary. To learn more, call 601.928.6613.


Wound Care

Our specialists treat a wide variety of conditions such as diabetic foot or leg wounds, lower leg wounds from poor circulation, soft tissue infections, radiation tissue damage, complications from skin grafts or other conditions that could lead to amputation if not treated properly. Clinical therapies and an individualized plan of care is used for each of our patients. For more information, please call 877.295.2273.