Medical Facilities

In Missoula, we do our best to care for our citizens as well as our guests. Here you will find exceptional medical service and care facilities that can take care of most any ailment you may happen to suffer from in your life time. Our medical practitioners are highly skilled and come from all across the country from many backgrounds and degrees. Here's hoping your recovery is swift and successful!

Hospitals

Community Medical Center

2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-728-4100
www.communitymed.org

Community is a 146-bed facility with more than 300 physicians on medical staff. It includes an acute medical and surgical floor, pediatric and adult intensive care, surgical services, newborn services, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, pediatrics, women’s services, Rehabilitation Institute of Montana, orthopedics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language pathology, cardiology, the Community CareFlight air transport program, a Level III trauma center, diabetes management and nutrition program, pediatrics and adult hospitalist programs, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, sleep medicine, the Montana Pain Institute, respiratory services, the CMC Breast Center, the Center for Spine Health, and infusion and oncology services, Transport/Referral Center. 1-888-487-8635. Steve Carlson is hospital president.

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center

500 W. Broadway
406-543-7271
www.saintpatrick.org

Licensed for 213 beds, the hospital has 300 physicians on staff. Services include general surgery, cardiac surgery, neuro surgery, pediatrics, orthopedics, Trauma II, outpatient services, cancer treatment, radiology with CT-scanning and U-slice 3 Tesla MRI, women’s health services, digital mammography, mental health treatment for adults and adolescents, alcohol- and drug-abuse treatment center, dialysis and pulmonary rehabilitation. Also offered is a sick-child service for working parents; and senior services, offering a variety of services for anyone over 65. Jeff Fee is hospital president.

General health clinics

Acupuncture Clinic of Missoula.

Dallas Seaber, L.Ac. Jean Logan, L.Ac., and Karen Hayberg, L.Ac.
Health Options clinic
3031 S. Russell Street Ste. 1
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-1600

Bitterroot Natural Medicine

200 E. Pine St.
728-8544
Nancy Dunne, N.D., M.A.

Primary-care naturopathic physicians offering full-service diagnostics and treatment for the whole family, including counseling support for lifelong weight loss. Call for appointment.

Blue Mountain Clinic Family Practice

610 N. California St.
721-1646 or 1-800-727-2546

A private nonprofit clinic. Open weekdays; same-day appointments available for urgent and acute care. The clinic offers full family practice health care in an integrated health-care setting. Family practice services include women’s health care, osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, mental-health services, pediatric and adolescent services. Blue Mountain’s family practice provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment of illness, prenatal care and delivery, reproductive health care, pregnancy testing and options counseling, abortion services, family planning, vasectomy, HIV/STI counseling and testing, adolescent risk-prevention services, and medical management of depression and anxiety. Clinic also provides mental-health counseling services for school-age children, adults and families. Providers include board-certified family-practice physician, acupuncturist, family and pediatric-nurse practitioners, physician assistant and a licensed counselor.

Cost Care Walk-in Clinic

Missoula
Eastgate Plaza
1001 E. Broadway Suite 10
406-721-5513

Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

Stevensville
located inside Valley Drug
301 Main St.
406-777-0033

Hours
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

First Care Northgate

2230 N. Reserve St.
No. 402.
406-721-0533

Care for minor illness or injury. No appointment necessary. Open daily with extended hours.

Florence Family Practice

5549 Old Highway 93
406-273-4923
Clinic open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Comprehensive health services, including lab and X-ray and psychology.

Frenchtown Family Practice

16862 Beckwith Road, Frenchtown. 626-5769. Clinic open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family health care, including lab services.

Lolo Family Practice

11350 U.S. Highway 93 S.
406-273-0045

Clinic open for walk-ins Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Regular clinic hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family health care.

Seeley-Swan Medical Center

3050 Highway 83 N.
Seeley Lake
406-677-2277

Clinic open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Numerous health services, including X-rays, lab, and free blood pressure checks.

Health Solutions

1001 S.W. Higgins Ave.
Suite 103
406-543-5444
or toll-free 1-866-543-5444

A clinic specializing in pelvic floor health and associated problems. This includes evaluation and treatment for urinary and rectal incontinence, overactive bladder, chronic constipation and pelvic/rectal pain. The clinic also offers: medical evaluation for a range of sexual problems including low libido and erectile problems; menopausal management and hormone therapies, both natural and traditional; help for children with bed-wetting and stooling problems. Hours: Monday-Friday; early evening and Saturday hours available.

New Directions Wellness Center

Located on the University of Montana campus in the Physical Therapy Department
Skaggs Building 025
406-243-4016 for information or an appointment
Web site: physicaltherapy.health.umt.edu/content/umpt-new-directions-wellness-center

A fitness and wellness program for those with physical limitations and chronic illness including but not limited to: MS, diabetes, stroke, chronic pain, spinal chord injury and arthritis. Physical therapy services are available for treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. The center is experienced in treating people with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Also available is an unweighting system for assistance in standing and walking. A supervised exercise facility with state-of-the-art equipment is staffed by a clinical exercise specialist.

Partnership Health Center

323 W. Alder St
406-258-4789

Missoula’s community health center provides quality health care for the entire family including women’s health and well-child care, in addition to dental care, mental health care, and pharmacy services. Partnership also coordinates the Montana Breast and Cervical Health Program for qualifying women to receive free breast and cervical health screenings, and the Ryan White Program to assist people and their families living with HIV. Open weekdays; same-day appointments available for urgent and acute care. Providers include board-certified physician, internist, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dentists, hygienist and pharmacists. Health care is affordable even if you don’t have health insurance. Partnership also accepts Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance plans. No one is turned away because he or she can’t pay.

Planned Parenthood of Montana

219 E. Main St.
406-728-5490

Planned Parenthood welcomes everyone regardless of income, marital status, age, national origin, residence or sexual orientation. Fees are based on income and household size; Medicaid is accepted. Services include female annual exams, including pelvic, breast exams and Pap tests; male exams; birth-control information and supplies; emergency contraception; pregnancy testing; pregnancy options education and information; referrals for prenatal care and adoption; outpatient medication; abortions; testing for and treatment of sexually transmitted infections; HIV testing and referral; mid-life/menopausal care; tests for diabetes and anemia; rubella screening; premarital blood work. Planned Parenthood also offers age-appropriate sexuality education programs.

Western Montana Clinic

Main facility
500 W. Broadway
406-721-5600
1-800-525-5688
Multispecialty clinic open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Clinic specialties: Allergy/Immunology, Audiology, Broadway Diagnostic Center, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Laboratory, Minor Emergency Care, Nephrology, Nutrition/Dietitian, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Sleep Medicine/Sleep Disorders, Speech and Language Pathology.

Clinic locations:

Community Medical Center campus

Physician Center No. 3
2835 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula.
406- d721-5600.

Now Care Downtown (Urgent Care),

500 W. Broadway, 6th floor, Missoula. 329-7500.
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday closed.

Now Care Southgate Mall (Urgent Care)

2901 Brooks, Missoula. 721-0918.
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Specialized programs, clinics

Advanced Imaging at Community Medical Center

2803 South Ave. W.
406-327-3950
Offers diagnostic medical imaging with 16-slice CT-scanner, MRI with Excite technology and full-field digital screening mammography. Extended hours.

AIDS and HIV

Confidential counseling, testing. Missoula City-County Health Department.
Statewide hot line/resource information: 1-800-233-6668.
Appointments for counseling, HIV testing, and early intervention programs; HIV support group.

For appointments call 406-829-3333.
Missoula AIDS Council also offers counseling, HIV testing, support group, along with information, speakers, direct-care services; 406-258-4770.

American Cancer Society

Nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. The western Montana full-service office is located at:
3550 Mullan Road
Suite 105
Missoula, 59808

To contact the local office call 406-542-2191, Option 3, or 1-877-488-7723, Option 3, or national center 1-800-227-2345.

American Heart Association

Invests in research, education and community services. Youth programs in schools include HeartPower, Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart. Workplace programs include Heart at Work employee-wellness programs, Healthy Woman, Healthy Heart and the Heart Matters newsletter. Certified HeartSaver trainers conduct CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator training programs. Provides professional education and support services. The Missoula Leadership Council, a planning and program committee, meets bimonthly.

For information or memorials regional director:
700 South Ave. W.
Missoula, 59801
or 406-829-3377.

American Red Cross

Lewis and Clark Region’s blood services center is at 401 W. Railroad St. in Missoula. Collects blood and platelet donations and distributes blood products throughout western Montana. Call for donation schedules; appointments suggested. Special times may be added to accommodate groups. Apheresis (platelet donation), autologous (donating one’s own blood for planned surgery) and whole-blood donations may be scheduled by calling 543-6695 or outside Missoula 1-800-695-7258. Groups may arrange for mobile whole-blood drawings to be set up at their sites. Information presentations available.

Aquatic Exercise for a Healthy Lifestyle

Community Medical Center. 2827 Fort Missoula Road. 406-327-4257. This water aerobics class is offered to provide a more convenient approach to weight loss. Call for fee and schedule

Aquatic Movement Therapy for Arthritis

Community Medical Center. 2827 Fort Missoula Road. 406-327-4257. Warm-water pool exercise at Community Rehabilitation Center helps relieve the pain and stiffness of arthritis, enhances movement and flexibility, and improves general strength. Call for fee and class schedule.

Bariatric Surgery

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center. 500 W. Broadway. 329-5866. The cause of morbid obesity remains unknown. While there is no cure for this disease, there is hope. “Morbid” obesity is when a person is at least 100 pounds overweight or has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or more. Morbid obesity is a major health concern, affecting over 4 million people in the United States. And morbidly obese people usually have other health problems, too, such as heart disease, Type II diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux, incontinence, arthritis, infertility and some cancers. Morbid obesity is a serious disease.

Bariatric Support Group

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
500 W. Broadway
406-329-5866

The Bariatric Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for those who have experienced bariatric surgery. The educational seminars for those who are thinking of having bariatric surgery is on the 1st Thursday and and 3rd Tuesday of the month form 5:30-7:30 p.m.

BioLife Plasma Services

Collects plasma from healthy donors and then manufactures medications from that plasma. Donors may receive up to $50 per week donating plasma. If you are interested, call 721-2584.

BioLife Plasma Services
3050 Great Northern Ave.
Missoula, 59808.

Breast Cancer Survivors Water Fitness

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4257

This warm-water pool class was designed by a licensed physical therapist to reduce lymphodema, improve general flexibility and strength, and increase endurance and circulation. Call for schedule. No fee.

Broadway Imaging

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
500 W. Broadway
406-329-5834
1-866-774-9729

Services include cardiac CT; two, high-speed, multi-slice CT scanners, including a 64-slice scanner, for greater detail and faster imaging; nuclear medicine; PET scanning; ultrasound (general, vascular, breast and obstetrics); digital screening and diagnostic mammography. Accredited through the American College of Radiology in ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI and mammography. For appointments call 329-5757.

Camp Mak-A-Dream

Offers cost-free camp experience for children and young adults with cancer. Adult and sibling programs also offered. The facility is near Gold Creek east of Missoula.

Mail: Box 1450
Missoula, 59806
406-549-5987
Web site: www.campdream.org

Montana Cancer Center

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
500 W. Broadway

Medical Oncology
406-728-2539
Radiation Oncology
406-329-5655

The Montana Cancer Center is a collaboration between medical oncology and radiation oncology specialists and St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center. This collaboration helps medical personnel to manage the cancer patient’s complex medical care and to support the patients and their families during cancer treatment. The mission of the Montana Cancer Center is to support persistent improvement in cancer care, through a patient-oriented, physician-led information rich system. The Montana Cancer Center provides patients with access to a wide range of professionals: dietitians, physical therapists, oncology-certified registered nurses, nurse specialists, social workers and chaplains.

Carole A. Graham Home

Contact 549-8309. A long-term transitional addiction treatment center for women with their children. The program provides specialized individual group, and parent-child services addressing addiction, underlying mental health issues, life skills training and parenting. The families live at the home between six and 12 months with the goal of achieving independent housing and self-sufficiency.

Center for Integrative Care

336 W. Spruce
Missoula, MT 59802
406-721-2860

Specialty areas include trauma, addictions, relationship challenges, family dynamics, grief and loss, stress reduction, and depression. Psychotherapy and counseling services are available for children, teens, adults, couples, and families. Training workshops can be arranged for professional groups of any size. Insurance, Medicaid, CHIP welcome. Contacts: Tina Barrett, Ed.D., LCPC; Nancy Seldin, Ed.D., LPC; Steve Zellmer, M.S., LCPC.

Childbirth Preparation

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4009

Classes cover what is needed to enjoy a healthy pregnancy and less-stressful delivery; taught in a fun, relaxed way by registered nurses from Community’s obstetrics department. In addition to a tour of the hospital’s facilities, the program includes information on preparation for and the stages of labor and delivery; breathing and relaxation exercises; pain-relief options; medical interventions; and feeding and welcoming baby. Classes are offered once a week for four weeks or over a weekend.

Child Development Center

Fort Missoula
406-549-6413
www.childdevcenter.org

Helping children and youths with developmental delays reach their potential. CDC provides services to families whose children, infant through 21, have a developmental disability, or who are considered to be “at risk” for developmental delay. Center-based services include evaluations, diagnosis and recommendations, autism spectrum disorder evaluations and recommendations, neo-natal intensive care unit screening clinics, and early childhood screenings. Home-based services include family education and support, early intervention for infants and toddlers, intensive family education and support, follow-along, and respite services.

COPD Support Group

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4269

For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other chronic respiratory problems. Call for meeting dates, time and location.

Community Medical Center Nutrition Center

2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4325
Weight management and nutrition-counseling services.

Rehabilitation Institute of Montana

2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4167

Rehabilitation physicians, therapists and nursing staff provide a complete range of medical rehabilitation services on an inpatient, outpatient, day treatment, or clinic basis for all ages, infants to senior citizens. Services include pool therapy, physical and occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, nursing, digital-stimulation dysphasia therapy, nutrition, social services, recreation therapy, case management for the physically disabled, and vocational services. Special programs help people with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, arthritis, major multiple trauma and other disabling conditions.

Counseling and Psychological Services of the Curry Health Center at the University of Montana

406-243-4711. Counseling services and “Self over Substances” program, Student Assault Recovery Services. For UM students.

Diabetes Care Services at St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center

500 W. Broadway.
406-329-5781

A staff of certified diabetes educators works with you and your physician to develop an individualized program to meet your specific self-management needs. The American Diabetes Association has recognized the program for its high-quality education. Group classes include such topics as types of diabetes, meal planning basics, high and low blood sugar levels, glucose monitoring, exercise, medications, foot care, complications of diabetes and how to avoid them, setting goals.

Diabetes Management Program

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Road
406- 327-4325

Meet one-on-one with a diabetes nurse educator and a registered dietitian. Learn signs and symptoms to watch for and how to use medication, diet and exercise to control diabetes. A diabetic pool exercise class is led by instructors sensitive to diabetic concerns.

First Lab at Community Medical Center

2827 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula
406-327-4077

First Lab lets you actively monitor your own health by ordering tests from a menu of available tests without a physician’s order. No appointment necessary; results are mailed to you. Extended hours of service. Payment is required at time of test.

FIRST WAY Pregnancy Support Center

1515 Fairview Ave.
Suite 250
406-549-0406

Offers practical help for women facing an unplanned pregnancy. Free pregnancy tests and counseling, information on all options, support groups and complimentary ultrasounds. No appointments necessary.

Five Valleys Memorial Society

406-728-2648. Nonprofit funeral information, consumer advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the public’s right to choose meaningful, dignified and affordable funeral arrangements.

Foot Care Services

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center.
500 W. Broadway
406-327-1733.

First Monday of every month. Specially trained nurses soak your feet, trim and file your nails and finish with a lotion massage. Appointments last approximately 30 minutes. Preregistration required.

Go with the Flow

Community Medical Center. 2827 Fort Missoula Road. 327-4257. Gentle aquatic therapy class in Community Rehabilitation Center’s warm-water pool specifically designed to relieve chronic pain, in conjunction with CMC’s Montana Pain Institute. Call for fee and class schedule.

Heads Up Program

Developed by Community Rehabilitation Center. 2827 Fort Missoula Road. 728-4100, Ext. 7618. A head and spinal-cord injury prevention program offering presentations to school classes, clubs and community organizations.

Hospice

2687 Palmer St.
Suite B
406-728-8848

A specialized health care service providing comfort and support, both physical and emotional, for terminally ill people and their families. The goal is to make the dying person’s life as comfortable and meaningful as possible in their homes or a home-like setting of their choice. Partners Hospice is a program of Partners In Home Care Inc.

Hospice of Missoula

800 Kensington Ave.
Suite 209
406-543-4408

Charitable, private hospice.

Immunizations for families

Missoula City-County Health Department, 301 W. Alder St. 258-4745. Infant, child and adult immunizations, including for overseas travel. Call for hours.

International Heart Institute of Montana

500 W. Broadway
406-329-5615
1-877-444-5615

Involves physicians and scientists from St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center and the University of Montana. It brings together an internationally recognized team of cardiologists, heart surgeons and researchers to perform the most advanced cardiac procedures and to search for new and improved ways to treat heart disease. The institute is making a difference in people’s lives by developing new cardiovascular treatments and working toward the prevention of cardiovascular disease. The International Heart Institute understands that families and loved ones have unique needs and concerns and are an important part of the healing process.

Incontinence Program

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4050

For people with urge or stress incontinence. Physical therapy treatment is an individualized program that may include pelvic muscle exercises, biofeedback, lifestyle changes and physiological quieting techniques. A physician referral is required.

International Travel Clinic

Missoula City-County Health Department
301 W. Alder St.
406-258-4745.

Offers counseling, immunizations and health advice for adults and children planning to travel outside of the United States. Travel consultations available by appointment only. Fees payable at the time of service.

2001-Jadyn Fred Foundation

Box 235
Missoula, 59806
406-370-2159
Fax: 406-251-7017
Web site: www.jadynfred.org.
E-mail: jlynnfred@msn.com

Nonprofit organization to provide supplemental financial support to children with specific medical needs. Often health insurance pays for basic services; however, this care frequently requires travel to a major hospital facility outside our area. Benefits include, but are not limited to, travel expenses (motel, food, gasoline, emergency expenses and airfare), approved cancer treatment and other prescriptions not covered by health insurance, reimbursement for CT scans, ultrasounds, bone scans or MRIs that fall outside the definition of inpatient treatment which is not covered under many health insurance policies.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

P.O. Box 2805
Missoula, 59806
406-549-0554

The foundation works to find a cure for diabetes and its complications by supporting research. Locally, it has started the Bag of Hope program and sponsors community events.

Lactation Consulting

Erin Reagan. Call 406-549-1779 or 406-544-3746. Missoula’s only board-certified lactation consultant in private practice. In-home visits available; sliding fee scale.

Lamaze

406-251-4003. Childbirth-preparation classes taught by ICEA-certified Ruth Bray. Classes include breathing and relaxation techniques, information about labor stages, medications and Caesarean birth and a tour of the hospital maternity unit.

Living Art

2925 N. Reserve St.
Missoula, 59808
406-549-5329
E-mail: director@livingartandhealing.org.

Supports whole-person healing through the expressive arts and nature-based experiences for people facing illness and loss. Some of the programs offered by Living Art are listed here. Call for current program offerings. “Cancer, Courage and Creativity,” six-week workshops using mask-making, poetry, journaling, role-playing and body movement as healing resources.

Mall Walkers

Southgate Mall Community Room. 2901 Brooks St. 329-5741. Meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. The group meets for stretching and then forays out to the mall for walking. There is no fee and all ages are welcome. Sponsored by Southgate Mall and St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center and Western Montana Clinic.

Maternal/Neonatal Emergency Transport Service

Community Medical Center. 2827 Fort Missoula Road. 728-4100, Ext. 7829 (newborn) or 327-4043 (maternal) or 1-888-487-8635. Medical staff-supported air and or ground transport for high-risk mothers and newborns.

Meadowsweet Herbs Inc

180 S. Third St. W. 728-0543. Elaine Sheff, a clinical herbalist and certified instructor of Natural Family Planning, teaches herb classes throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Meadowsweet Herbs offers the finest-quality herbs, supplements, essential oils and makes its own line of herbal products right in Missoula.

Medical Library: St. Patrick Hospital Center for Health Information

500 W. Broadway. 329-5710. Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Open to the public. Library holdings include technical medical information, consumer information, an archival collection and a virtual library including full-text journals, databases and textbooks, accessible over the Internet at www.saintpatrick.org/chi.

Mental Health Center

Western Montana Mental Health Center. Fort Missoula. 532-8400. Emergency services available 24 hours a day by calling 532-9710 or 1-888-820-0083. A private nonprofit corporation that serves 15 counties, with offices in Missoula, Kalispell, Libby, Thompson Falls, Ronan, Hamilton, Superior, Anaconda, Butte, Bozeman, Livingston, Deer Lodge, Philipsburg, Drummond and Dillon. Programs include alcohol treatment, case management, outpatient services for adults and children, day treatment services for children and adolescents, crisis intervention.

Mental Health Unit. St. Patrick Hospital’s Providence Center

902 N. Orange St. 327-3200. Includes adult and adolescent treatment programs and intensive outpatient and partial-hospitalization programs for adults and adolescents and day programs for teenagers. Multidisciplinary approach involves physicians, psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists, dietitians, pastoral care counselors, social workers and others. Treatment must be prescribed by a physician in order to use this service.

Missoula County Cancer Association

3005 Queen St. 523-7700, Ext. 8301. Financial aid for cancer patients who live in Missoula County for prescriptions, authorized travel and devices. Not affiliated with any national organization; funded by United Way, donations and memorials. Call for more information or meeting times.

Missoula City-County Health Department

301 W. Alder St. 258-4745. Immunizations, TB testing and travel consultations. Maternal Child Health Services includes home visiting, prenatal support, presumptive eligibility for Medicaid and parenting guidance. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program. Bone-density testing by appointment. Ellen Leahy is director. Also, Missoula Safe Kids Coalition, childhood injury prevention information; responsible alcohol sales and service training; and other programs. 258-3880. Programs focusing on tobacco, obesity, suicide prevention.
258-4775.

Missoula Developmental Service Corp

1005 Marshall St., Missoula, 59801. 728-5484. A private, nonprofit organization providing nationally accredited rehabilitative services for adults with developmental disabilities and intensive needs. Provides residential, vocational, employment, medical, personal, social and community services. Services are based on needs, desires and abilities of individuals to live, work, recreate and be healthy.

 

Vibrant Hearing Inc

vibrant hearing

601 S. Orange St.
406-549-1951 or 1-800-682-7312

>www.myvibrantsound.com

Specializes in hearing evaluations, fitting of computerized hearing aids; hearing aids dispensed on trial basis to ensure satisfaction.

 

Missoula Indian Center

Building 33, Fort Missoula
406-721-2700 or 406-829-9515

Provides referrals, prevention education, health information, chemical-dependency counseling, parenting classes, intensive outpatient program, mental-health referral services, information on diabetes.

Missoula Local Advisory Council for advocacy to Legislature and Mental Health and Addictive Disorders for adults

Therapists, area professionals, as well as primary and secondary consumers are welcome. Contact 532-9700.

Missoula Physical Therapy

1805 Bancroft St.
Missoula
406-543-4890
www.missoulapt.com.

Specializing in consultation and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases such as sports injuries, work injuries, spine pain and reconditioning following disability.

Missoula Sleep Medicine, LLC

910 Brooks St.
Suite 201
406-829-8053

Insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy and other common sleep disorders can have a negative impact on relationships, work and health. They can also contribute to dangers like drowsy driving and other accidents. Missoula’s only independent sleep center offers services including consultation by board-certified medical director, formal laboratory diagnostic testing with CPAP and BiPAP therapy capability supervised by registered polysomnographic technologists, treatment recommendations and patient follow-up.

MOMercise. Community Medical Center

2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4257

Water aerobics for pregnant women and new mothers to improve flexibility and strength, increase endurance and minimize weight gain. Call for fee and class schedule.

Montana Heart Center at Community Medical Center

2827 Fort Missoula Roa
406-327-4646

Cardiac services, including on-site physicians, consultation, treadmill testing, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, nuclear cardiology and a pacemaker clinic.

Montana Spine and Pain Center

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
500 W. Broadway
406-327-1670

The Montana Spine Center serves the needs of back and neck patients throughout western Montana. When you become a patient of the Montana Spine Center, you become a patient of a family of specialists who are experts on the evaluation and treatment of back and neck conditions. They work closely with your health care provider to evaluate your specific problem and find the best treatment options for you. Call 327-1670 to schedule an initial evaluation appointment.

Montana Pain Institute at Community Medical Center

406-541-7246. Treats people of all ages with chronic pain through comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment options and multidisciplinary management. Go with the Flow warm-water pool therapy class and therapeutic yoga class also offered.

Multiple Sclerosis, National Society, Montana Division

Provides information and referral, education and support services to people who live with MS in Montana. Call 1-800-FIGHT MS; push 1 at the menu.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

For information, write P.O. Box 5413, Missoula, 59807, or call 406-251-2754, 406-543-3055 or 721-1621. Provides support and advocacy for family and friends of the mentally ill. Meets every Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon, Providence Center, lower level. Classes offered to family members, consumers and providers.

Neighborhood Nurse Program

Program for low-income pregnant women who otherwise could not afford prenatal care; aim is to begin care as early as possible to help ensure a full-term, healthy baby. Links patients with local physicians who can help with delivery. Contact Missoula City-County Health Department, 406-523-4750.

Neurobehavioral Medicine Inpatient and Outpatient

Providence Center
902 N. Orange St.
406-329-3015

A co-occurring unit offering services for adults and adolescents with mental health and/or addiction issues. The center offers acute inpatient services for mental health/addiction and detox patients. The inpatient treatment protocol is short-term with the goal of stabilization and then outpatient treatment service. Outpatient services include day treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, standard outpatient treatment, aftercare and family services. Specialty groups include gambling, minors in possession up to 17 years of age and minors in possession 18-20 years old. Our treatment team consists of psychiatrists, licensed addiction counselors, licensed social workers, and psychiatric and addiction nursing staff.

Occupational Health Services and Work Injury Clinic

A St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center program. 500 W. Broadway. 329-5746. Includes an industrial medicine program for minor illness and injury clinic, preplacement and routine physical examinations, medical surveillance such as drug testing or chemical exposure screening, work-site evaluation, and case management for workers compensation, and a wellness program with seminars.

Outpatient Therapies at Community Medical Center

Outpatient Therapies is dedicated to providing quality care to meet rehabilitation goals. CMC therapists are experienced in treating a wide range of diagnoses and people of all ages, from infants to seniors. Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, nutrition counseling, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and return-to-work rehabilitation. Access to Outpatient Therapies is easy, off of South Avenue, and parking is convenient.

Pain Management

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center. 406-329-5843. Pain Program specializes in the evaluation and treatment of all chronic pain conditions. Pain team includes physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and others. The center takes a holistic approach to your ongoing pain program that has not responded to traditional methods.

Partners in Home Care

406-728-8848
Toll Free 888-729-8848
www.partnersinhomecare.org.

Provides home health care, rehab services, hospice and palliative care, private services, infusion therapy, case management and home medical equipment to people in western Montana. This nonprofit home health service is sponsored by Community Medical Center and St. Patrick Hospital.

Post-Polio Clinic

2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4050

Offered within Community Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Center of Montana. Multidisciplinary team provides assessment to individuals experiencing symptoms of late effects of polio.

Quit for Life Smoking Cessation

At St. Patrick Hospital. A five-class program offered once a month. The success rate is 80 percent for participants who attend all five classes. The first class is the first Wednesday of January, February, April, September, October. Successive classes are the next Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Monday. One of the objectives of the class is to give participants the tools they need to stay away from any form of tobacco. Fee is $35, which includes a one-week supply of nicotine patches or gum. Call the Wellness Center at 406-329-5741.

Refugee Assistance Corp

715 Kensington Ave.
406-721-5052

Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Provides a variety of support services to refugees.

River House

1315 Wyoming St.
406-532-9700

A day treatment program for adults recovering from mental illness. Activities include community meetings, work-unit activities geared to help regain vocational skills, recreation, psycho-educational groups, evening programs and social-support groups. River House is operated by Western Montana Mental Health Center.

Rocky Mountain Neonatalogy. Community Medical Center

2825 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4094.

Specializing in newborn intensive care.

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center Cancer Program

500 W. Broadway
406-329-5655

Video and book loans. Free.

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center Cardiac Rehab Program

500 W. Broadway
406-329-5824

Offers monitored exercise, dietary education, stress reduction programs and information about heart disease. This is primarily for people who have had a heart attack, open heart surgery or other heart problems.

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center Dialysis Center

615 W. Alder St.
406-327-1750

Renal team consists of board-certified nephrologists, registered nurses, a medical social worker, registered dietitian, chaplain and financial counselors. Treatment includes in-center hemodialysis, home dialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, and continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis. St. Patrick maintains a satellite dialysis unit at St. James Hospital in Butte. All centers offer dialysis to travelers.

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center Sleep Center

500 W. Broadway
406-329-5650

The Sleep Center offers diagnostic services to aid in identification of sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea (excessive loud snoring), or restless legs. These disorders have effects on your health and the quality of your waking hours. The Sleep Center can accommodate most schedules, including daytime studies for shift workers. It also offers support groups for patients and their families and is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center Rehabilitation Center

Fourth floor, Providence Center
902 N. Orange St.
406-327-3260

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the staff has over 42 years of acute rehab experience to provide comprehensive treatment for those patients who have suffered catastrophic or disabling injuries and illness. The program serves patients who have endured stroke, neurological conditions, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, hip and knee replacements, deconditioning or debility as well as chronic illnesses such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis. Patients are treated by a team of physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists, rehabilitation nursing staff and social workers. Individualized programs are designed to maximize the patient’s independence. The goal is to help the patient get back home to family, community and work and live life to their best ability.

St. Patrick House

501 W. Alder St.
406-541-2828
www.stpatsfoundation.org

The mission is to provide compassionate shelter to patients and their families in times of crisis. Staff and volunteers at this hospitality house give out-of-town guests stability, encouragement and support during times of uncertainty. The beautiful, 10-bedroom house is truly “a place like home,” conveniently located one block north of St. Patrick Hospital and Health Science Center and rooms are an affordable $25 a night. No smoking, alcohol or pets. Medical referral required.

Stepping Stones

1315 Wyoming St.
406-532-9700

Case-management services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness, operated by the Western Montana Mental Health Center. Helps consumers with accessing community agencies and services, obtaining medical treatment and medication, improving and developing daily living skills, finding housing, and developing educational, vocational, and leisure-time activity plans. Applicants are prioritized by clinical and financial need.

Sweet ’n’ Low Aquatic Exercise for Adults with Diabetes

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Road
406-327-4257

This warm-water therapy pool class helps adults with diabetes increase endurance, improve flexibility, strength, increase circulation, and improve control of diabetes. Call for fee and class schedule.

Teen Recovery Center

1467 Hayes Drive. 721-5379. Part of Western Montana Mental Health Center. 24-hour in-patient drug
and alcohol treatment for teens ages 13-19.

Transport Referral Center

2827 Fort Missoula Road.
1-888-487-8635. Features the latest in critical transport vehicles and equipment; staffed by critical-care professionals.

Turning Point

1325 Wyoming St.
406-532-9800

Outpatient counseling for people who are chemically dependent, or abusing drugs and/or alcohol. Individual, group, family and case management services available; adult, adolescent and DUI programs available; outpatient programs. Services provided on sliding-fee basis.

Vet Center

500 N. Higgins Ave.
406-721-4918 or 1-800-626-8686 (in Montana)

Provides counseling for veterans and their families. The center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment.

Western Montana Rite Care Language and Literacy Clinic at the University of Montana

634 Eddy Ave.
406-243-5261

Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to young children experiencing speech and language difficulties, along with carry-over training for their families who are not able to obtain services through other means. A licensed and certified speech and language pathologist provides these services at no cost. Referrals can be made by anyone. Private gifts and contributions support the clinic.

The Western Valleys Chapter of Red Cross

1500 W. Broadway, Suite E
406-549-6441

Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Provides CPR and first aid classes in the chapter’s classroom and on site at workplaces. Armed Forces Emergency Communications and Emergency and Disaster services are offered 24/7. The chapter is a volunteer organization and offers free training for those interested in emergency and disaster services.

WORCcenter

607 S.W. Higgins Ave.
406-327-4345

Community Medical Center. Work, Occupational Readiness and Consultation Center provides testing, treatment and placement services. Includes work-related therapy, injury-prevention programs, back evaluation and treatment, work-tolerance screening, vocational evaluation, work hardening, job development, job placement, job coaching and work-site analysis.

Wound Care Center

St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
500 W. Broadway
406-329-5736

Coordinates the patient’s discharge needs for comprehensive skin and wound care. Staff advocates for and educates patients and other staff. The center can prevent hospital admissions and inpatient-acquired wounds, thus limiting the suffering of patients.