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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Oklahoma City Area

Lawton Indian Hospital

The Lawton Indian Hospital is a full service hospital situated in Oklahoma's third largest metropolitan area. Lawton Fort Sill serves as a prominent shopping, medical, recreational, educational and religious center for the region. It is the retail and distribution center for the area's cattle, dairy and agricultural industries.

The city of Lawton-Ft. Sill, only 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, has a population of roughly 100,000. Surrounded by mountains and small lakes, the city enjoys a stable economy, largely due to the 26,000 service personnel on active duty at Fort Sill and an equal number of former Army members who chose to make Lawton their home after retiring from the service.

The Lawton Indian Hospital is modern facility with 26 beds and a staff over 30 full time credentialed providers. The facility offers inpatient care including general surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, and pediatrics, as well as outpatient services in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory, nursing, optometry, podiatry, and audiology to name a few. There is also a community health staff of nurses, educators, social workers, and environmental health specialists. The hospital provides over 800 admissions and 100,000 outpatient per year. Improving Patient Care is a central theme. The Patient Centered Medical Home model is followed to provide care to over 23,000 active patients.
Lawton Indian Hospital

Outpatient Clinic Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday; Closed on Federal Holidays

Contact Information

Administrative Officer

John Bear
john.bear@ihs.gov
1515 N. Lawrie Tatum Road Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Lawton, Oklahoma 73507
580-354-5103

Clinic Director

Dr. Richard Chadek
richard.chadek@ihs.gov
580-354-5157

Chief Nurse Executive

Lenora Littledeer
lenora.littledeer@ihs.gov
580-354-5407

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