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Barton Memorial Hospital is situated on the south shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe nearly 6,200 feet above sea level. Since opening in 1963, Barton Memorial Hospital has expanded its services to serve both its residents and the hundreds of thousands of visitors to Lake Tahoe. Today, Barton Health, a Joint Commission accredited hospital has over 140 board certified physicians on the medical staff serving 62 licensed acute care beds as well as an array of physician practices and outpatient facilities. Physician specialties include cardiology, emergency medicine, family practice, general surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, orthopedics, urology, rheumatology, cosmetic surgery and otolaryngology. Nearly 950 employees work in 65 departments to provide outstanding health care the Lake Tahoe basin, Carson Valley, Alpine County and visitors from around the world.
The Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, a service of Barton Health, is a comprehensive center of excellence combining forces with the leading surgeons in Lake Tahoe region. The Center, an official medical provider and partner of the U.S. Ski, Snowboard and Freestyle teams, focuses on prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries including spine, joint replacement, sports medicine and rehabilitation. The Center is also home to the Barton Lake Tahoe Orthopedics Sports Medicine Fellowship – a nationally accredited fellowship program training surgeons from around the world. Patients experiencing musculoskeletal injuries can access Barton’s orth
Turn south down 3rd or 4th Street off of Lake Tahoe Blvd. (Hwy 50) to South Avenue. Hospital is at the end of these streets. From Emerald Bay Rd (Hwy 50), turn down B Street (changes to South Ave.)