Category: WCH Services

Category: WCH Services

Q&A with Debra Loder, RDN, Wickenburg Community Hospital 9October

Q&A with Debra Loder, RDN

Originally Published in Quality Health & Wellness Magazine | Fall 2020   It’s not always clear when or why we should seek out the expertise of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Debra Loder, RDN at Wickenburg Community Hospital, provides answers to some frequently asked questions.  What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), and what is the difference between an RDN and …

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Are You at Risk? Early Detection Saves Lives. 8October

Early Detection Saves Lives

Originally Published in Quality Health & Wellness Magazine | Fall 2020 Article Written by: Zandra S. Nocera, MD Breast Center Radiologist Wickenburg Community Hospital   Our Approach I am the breast radiologist at Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH). Our goal is to provide personalized and compassionate breast imaging to each patient. In the usual setting, a patient with no breast problem will …

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Well Child Exam vs. Sports Physical- What’s the Difference? 13August

Well Child Exam vs. Sports Physical- What’s the Difference?

Many parents believe that a Sports Physical is the equivalent of a Well Child Exam, however this is not the case. A sports Physical is designed to clear an athlete for participation in sports, while the Well Child Exam is a much more in-depth health examination. Although a Sport’s Physical is required to participate in many school sports, it is …

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Grand Re-Opening of Mammo Suite with 3D Mammogram 1July

Grand Re-Opening of Mammo Suite with 3D Mammogram

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) has installed the FUJIFILM ASPIRE Cristalle mammography solution with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). WCH is the only provider in a 30 mile radius of Wickenburg, Arizona to offer patients 3D mammography technology. In celebration of the install, the hospital is hosting a four-week grand re-opening of the Women’s Mammography suite to showcase the new technology. During …

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WUSD #9 Athletic Department Sponsorship 28August

WUSD #9 Athletic Department Sponsorship

Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinics Sponsors Wickenburg Unified School District Athletic Department August 6, 2019 Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) and the Community Hospital Clinics announce that they are sponsoring the Wickenburg Unified School District Athletic Department for the 2019-2020 school year. The sponsorship includes supplying first aid kits to the Wickenburg High School and Vulture Peak Middle School Athletic Departments. …

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WCH Pharmacy Health Minute 12August

WCH Pharmacy Health Minute

8-12-19: What is a nutraceutical? A nutraceutical is a fortified food or dietary supplement that provides health benefits in addition to its basic nutritional value, and it may help to treat or prevent a disease. Nutraceuticals which help support gastrointestinal (GI) health – like probiotics, digestive enzymes and bitters, glutamine, and antimicrobials – are some of the most recommended of …

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WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program 8July

WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program

Wickenburg Community Hospital- Mayo Telestroke Program Stroke is the third leading cause of death among Americans and the No. 1 cause of disability in adults. Of all strokes, 85 percent are ischemic in nature, meaning that it is caused by an obstruction within a vessel supplying blood to the brain. Research shows endovascular therapy or intervention to remove a blockage …

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Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center 28June

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center From non-healing skin tears, venous leg ulcers to non-healing traumatic injuries- patients at The WCH Wound Care Center receive individualized treatment for chronic wounds through the expert hands of our nurses, and talented General Surgeon, Dr. Robert Ripley, MD, FASC. Several factors help determine your wound treatment plan and the wound center has …

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Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services 15May

Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services

Meet Lisa Erlinger, P.h.D, CRNA and Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services here at Wickenburg Community Hospital. Lisa’s Bio: My desire to be involved in healthcare started at a young age when all the kids in the neighborhood wanted to ride bikes and I wanted to be the ambulance driver. Over the course of thirty years in the healthcare industry; …

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Healing Through Sharing…. 10May

Healing Through Sharing….

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Primary Care

Community Hospital Clinics are located in Wickenburg, Wittmann, and Congress. We sincerely follow our mission to provide quality health and wellness services where the patient, family, and community come first.

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Emergency Care

Our 8 bed Emergency Room department is fully staffed with emergency physicians, nurses, and ER specialists. Your wait time is typically measured in minutes not hours as in the larger metropolitan hospitals.

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Surgical Services

Wickenburg Community Hospital provides a wide variety of surgical care and treatment. We serve a vibrant and active community who favors quality health care close to home.

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