About Charlevoix Hospital

Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital is a treasured gem among rural community hospitals in northern Michigan. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood along the Lake Michigan shore, you’ll feel at home from the moment you step in the door. Whether you are having a baby, receiving chemotherapy, needing surgery, or participating in cardiac rehabilitation, you will find a perfect blend of friendly, personal attention and sophisticated advanced technology and services.

Located in Charlevoix, Mich., about 50 miles north of Traverse City, Charlevoix Hospital is one of nine hospitals in the Munson Healthcare system, northern Michigan’s leading and largest provider of health care. Charlevoix Hospital was established in 1919. The 25-bed acute care hospital serves Charlevoix and northern Antrim County residents, as well as thousands of vacationers each year.

Our serene Lake Michigan setting infuses the entire hospital with a calm, healing environment. But what makes us so memorable is the heartfelt kindness we show to patients and their families. Known for our hometown care, we will treat you as an individual and a friend. Our more than 425 dedicated employees are supported by friendly volunteers. Like you, we are delighted to live and work in beautiful northern Michigan and we are committed to taking good care of each other.

Award-Winning Care

Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Charlevoix Hospital was named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States in 2016. Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals

National Hospital Charitable Services Award

Charlevoix Hospital School Nurses Program was among only 10 programs in the nation named a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program sponsored by Jackson Healthcare. This multifaceted School Nurses Program was created and fully funded by Charlevoix Hospital and serves community residents who experience the greatest disparities in health status and access by providing four registered nurses in nine local school systems – where previously there were none – at no cost to the schools.

2015 Ludwig Community Benefit Award

The Michigan Health & Hospital Association named Charlevoix Hospital as one of four winners of its 2015 Ludwig Community Benefit Award. The award is presented to member organizations integrally involved in collaborative programs to improve the health and well-being of area residents. The hospital was honored for implementing a School Nurses program which, among other benefits, reduced chronic school absenteeism by 6 percent in the first three years.

Fully Accredited

Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission in the Critical Access Hospital and Laboratory Accreditation Program categories.

Heart and Cancer Care   

Munson Healthcare’s visiting heart and cancer specialists hold regular clinics for diagnostic and follow-up exams, so patients can receive specialty care close to their home. Our beautiful Chemotherapy and Infusion Center overlooking the calming waters of Lake Michigan is an important part of treating cancer in our community.  

Radiology and Surgical Care

From general and complex surgeries such as joint replacement and neurosurgical spine procedures to routine diagnostic exams, we provide the care you need. Full radiology services are available, including conventional and open MRI, CT scans, nuclear medicine imaging, diagnostic ultrasound and X-ray, digital mammography, and bone density tests.

Emergency Services and Urgent Care

Illness and injury happen 24/7 and we are always open for emergencies. Our Urgent Care also is open 10 hours a day for less serious injuries and ailments.

High Patient Satisfaction

Why do so many people choose us for their care? Our staff makes the difference. The one-on-one care our patients receive makes them feel special and valued.

What Patients Say About Us

  • “It was absolutely an amazing and eye-opening experience to be at the receiving end of such incredible care. The nurses, nurses' assistants, cleaning staff, food staff, physicians – everyone (with no exceptions) was unbelievably attentive, kind, friendly, and capable. I was stunned to witness all that these people had to do and they all did it with such grace, expertise, and warmth. I can't articulate the positive feelings I have for this facility and all the people who work there. I will be forever grateful for the experience I had there and for the kindness everyone exhibited!”
  • “The hospital was so friendly and organized. It was very clean. Everyone that we saw said ‘hi’ to us even if they didn't know me. I would recommend this hospital to anyone and go back again if I had to in a minute.”
  • “I recently underwent surgery. The sincere care I received by an obviously knowledgeable staff is something I won't soon forget. What an amazing team.”

Mission

Munson Healthcare and its partners work together to provide superior quality care and promote community health.

Vision

We will become northern Michigan's indispensable system of health care by driving collaboration and coordination that results in care that is of the highest quality, easy to use, and close to home.

Joint Commission Notice

Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. To ensure the highest quality health care for our patients, Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital participates in the accreditation process through The Joint Commission, which conducts periodic unannounced accreditation surveys of the hospital to determine our compliance with nationally established Joint Commission standards.