Copper Queen Community Hospital

Copper Queen hospitalChief Executive Officer:
James Dickson

Hospital Contact Information:
101 Cole Avenue
Bisbee, AZ 85603
(520) 432-5383
Fax: (520) 432-8018
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Designation Date:
12/1/05

Hospital Profile:
Copper Queen Community Hospital, located in Bisbee, Arizona, has a rich heritage, dating back to the 1880s when it operated as part of the mining community, so key to the history of Bisbee. This 25 bed small acute care hospital has been striving to provide convenient, affordable health care to the area it serves for over 125 years.  The hospital provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care; outpatient surgery; 24-hour emergency services; cardio-pulmonary services; rehabilitation services; home health care; an occupational medicine department; a full-service laboratory; and diagnostic imaging  which includes a state-of-the-art fluoroscopy unit, flat plate basic radiology unit, Dexa-Scan bone density unit, spiral CT scanner, mammography services, ultrasound, on-site experienced and professional radiologists, and teleradiology for speedy diagnostic capability. The local medical staff includes 23 physicians which 12 are local fully active physicians and 11 are consultants. At end of 2009, the hospital was designated as a Level IV Trauma Center from the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of EMS and Trauma System, allowing the facility to be able to support the state’s Level I Trauma Centers by resuscitating and stabilizing a patient, then transferring a patient to a more appropriate trauma center based on a patient’s injuries. Finally, over the past several years, the hospital has opened 3 Rural Health Clinics which are located in the communities of Bisbee, Douglas, and Palominas.

Community Profile:

  1. Population and Housing Narrative Profile: 2005-2009
  2. Special Area (SArea) Statistical Profile: 2009
  3. U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Demographic Profile Data