Awards & Accolades


  • Gold Seal

    Memorial Health University Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission. Accreditation from this organization is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates our hospital meets high performance standards.

    Excellence in Bariatric (Weight-Loss) Surgery

    Memorial University Medical Center is accredited as a comprehensive bariatric center by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. We are also designated a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center + for gastric stapling and gastric band.

    Excellence in Breast Care

    Memorial University Medical Center is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology and a Pink Ribbon Facility for Excellence in Breast Health by Hologic.

    Excellence in Cancer Care

    The Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, the ACI is designated a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for bladder cancer, brain cancer, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, rectal cancer, and thyroid cancer.

    Excellence in Colonoscopy and Endoscopy

    Our Gastrointestinal Procedures Center of Excellence is certified by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

    Excellence in Heart and Vascular Care

    The Heart & Vascular Institute at Memorial University Medical Center earned certification in Advanced Heart Failure from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association for our heart failure program and clinic. The Heart & Vascular Institute also earned Chest Pain Accreditation with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. And, we are the only hospital in the region participating in the national Vascular Quality Initiative to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and cost of vascular healthcare.

    Excellence in Joint Replacement Surgery

    Memorial University Medical Center holds The Joint Commission's disease-specific accreditation for hip replacement and knee replacement. We are designated a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+ for hip and knee replacement. And, we are a Cigna Center of Excellence for total knee replacement and total hip replacement.

    Excellence in Spine Surgery

    Memorial University Medical Center earned The Joint Commission's disease-specific accreditation for spine surgery. We are designated a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+ for spine surgery. And, we are a Cigna Center of Excellence for spine surgery.

    Excellence in Stroke Services

    Memorial University Medical Center is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center as designated by The Joint Commission.

    Excellence in Women's Health

    Memorial University Medical Center was named a Blue Distinction Center+ for maternity care. We also earned the "39 Weeks" recognition banner from the March of Dimes for reducing elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy.