Forrest General Hospital Company Profile

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Forrest General Hospital System has delivered health care services to Hattiesburg and the South Mississippi area since 1952. Today's regional medical center has grown remarkably from 90 beds to a 512-bed facility.
Forrest General Hospital consists of a 400-bed acute care facility; Pine Grove, an 88-bed chemical dependency and psychiatric unit; Rehabilitation Services, a 20-bed rehabilitation unit; Lowery A. Woodall Outpatient Surgery Facility; and Forrest General Home Care & Hospice.

Forrest General admitted its first patient, Mrs. Fred Roberts of Purvis, on July 15, 1952. Mrs. Roberts gave birth to a daughter the following day. In 1952, the hospital staff comprised a total of 70 employees and 31 doctors. Today, more than 3,100 people are employed by the Forrest General system. The medical staff now comprises more than 300 physicians, the largest medical staff in Mississippi outside Jackson.


P.O. Box 16389
United States of America


Phone: 601.288.1300

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