MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland

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MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland
MidMichigan Health
Location Midland, Michigan, United States
Care system Private
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Beds 250
Founded 1944
Website http://www.midmichigan.org/midland
Lists Hospitals in Michigan

MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland is a 328-bed, non-profit hospital in Midland, Michigan. It is a member of MidMichigan Health, an integrated health delivery system. In 2013 it partnered with the University of Michigan Health System. The medical center also serves as an clinical site for medical students from Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine, Central Michigan University, and MidMichigan Community College nursing students. A family medicine residency program is affiliated with Michigan State University.[1]


MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland was designed by architect Alden B. Dow and constructed amid wartime restrictions in 1943-44. The first fifty years of the hospital's history is chronicled in the book, A Journey of Caring, by Dorthoy Langdon Yates.[2]

Over the years, MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland became co-owned with hospitals in Clare, Gladwin and Alma; as a result the Medical Center in Midland became the flagship hospital of MidMichigan Health, which has been headquartered in Midland ever since.


MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland is a secondary-level acute care hospital.

  • The medical center was verified as a Level II Trauma center in 2014 by the American College of Surgeons.[3]
  • The medical center is site of one of the three Gamma Knives in the state of Michigan.
  • In August 2007, the medical center began performing open heart surgery.


Ada Mitchell, R.N. served as the initial superintendent when the hospital opened in 1944. Upon her resignation the following year, Bernard Lorimer became superintendent, a title later changed to president.[4] He was succeeded by David A. Reece in 1977.[5] Richard M. Reynolds served in the role beginning in 2004.[6] In May 2008, Gregory H. Rogers was named the hospital's fourth president.[7]


  • In 2007, the hospital was named a Thomson 100 Top Hospital.


  1. ^ "MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland". MidMichigan Health. Retrieved July 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Our History". MidMichigan Health. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ "MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland receives trauma center verification". Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  4. ^ "Our History". MidMichigan Health. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  5. ^ "MidMichigan Announces Retirement of Reece and Administrative Changes". PRNewswire. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  6. ^ "Reynolds to retire from MidMichigan Health". Modern Healthcare. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  7. ^ "MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, names Rogers president". Retrieved 2012-11-23. 

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Coordinates: 43°38′03″N 84°15′25″W / 43.634146°N 84.256933°W / 43.634146; -84.256933