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.