About Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital



Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (S’áxt’ Hít)

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH) provides 25-bed acute care, critical care, obstetrics, surgery, and perioperative care to the community. MEH is open to everyone in Sitka and Southeast Alaska. There are approximately 24 providers. The hospital serves as a regional referral center for people throughout Southeast Alaska, and also provides primary outpatient care.

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Below you will find information about our services, individual MEH providers, and contact details.

Services and Patient Resources

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital has two full-time Obstetrics/Gynecology physicians. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans that produce detailed images of inside the body are also provided at MEH. Numerous specialty clinics are offered at the hospital that are not available in the smaller communities such as: neurology, orthopedic, dermatology, ophthalmology and denture clinic.


• Anesthesia
• Audiology
• Behavioral Health
• Child family therapy
• Dental
• Dental hygiene
• Dental health aide therapist
• Dietary and nutrition
• General surgery
• Internal medicine
• Laboratory
• Nurse practitioners
• Obstetrics/Gynecology
• Occupational therapy
• Optometry
• Otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat)
• Pediatrics
• Pharmacy (inpatient and outpatient)
• Physical therapy
• Psychiatry
• Psychology
• Radiology
• Respiratory therapy

Outside Specialty Services

• Cardiology
• Dermatology
• Geriatrics
• Hepatology
• Neurology
• Ophthalmology
• Orthopedics
• Pediatric cardiology
• Pediatric Neurology
• Rheumatology
• Urology

Patient Resources

Please click one of the links below for additional information.

Patient advocates
Air Medical Services
Patient Travel Office
• Community Rescources Program
Short-Term Housing Facility

Personal Service Dining

MEH provides Expressly For You-Personal Service Dining SM program. It is an innovative concept of meal order and delivery for hospital patients and is based on the long standing practice of fresh food and personal, table-side service. [Read more.]

Breakfast hours: 7:30am-10:15am
Lunch hours: 11:15am-2:00pm


Information about individual MEH providers
may be found here: SEARHC MEH providers

Contact Information

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (S’áxt’ Hít)
222 Tongass Drive
Sitka, Alaska 99835
Phone: (907)966-2411

Fax: (907)966-8300