ABOUT Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital
From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave our campus, your care and welfare are our greatest concern.
We believe our team will serve and provide you with the most up–to–date treatment available, in an environment that is friendly and caring.
And as a part of Carilion Clinic, we live our mission every day — to improve the health of the communities we serve. In fact, we’ve been doing just that for more than 60 years. Since we opened our doors in May 1952, we have steadily provided new services and technology to meet the health care needs of families in Franklin County and the surrounding communities.
Should you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to ask any member of our team. We thank you for the privilege to serve you, and welcome to Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.
Since 1952, Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital has provided our region with top quality healthcare close to home, in a family-friendly atmosphere. From Boone’s Mill and Wirtz to Hardy and Smith Mountain Lake, our neighbors rely on our comprehensive services for care when they need it, and they do so with good reason.
Our hospital is constantly upgrading, integrating, and expanding services including comprehensive emergency services, primary care and specialty services in our medical office building, lab, surgery, physical rehab (PT,OT, Speech). And while we enjoy the ability to provide state-of-the-art technology services such as MRI, CT scans, Cardiac Nuclear Medicine, and 3-D Ultrasound diagnostics, we remain a community-owned and focused not-for-profit facility governed by a local board.
So wherever you call home in Franklin County, welcome to premier local care.
Welcome to Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.
Quality of Care
During your hospital stay, you may be seen by a hospitalist. (Surgery, gynecology and podiatric patients may not see a hospitalist). When you are discharged, you will return to the care of your primary care physician.
Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in caring for patients in the hospital. They do not have an outpatient medical practice. Most hospitalists are general internal medicine physicians and family practice physicians. Some, however, are trained as specialists in pulmonary/critical care medicine, cardiology or other subspecialties.
Hospitalists provide a smooth recovery process by following up with your treatment plan, which is based on daily progress and test results. Our hospitalists are also familiar with every specialist and department in the hospital, which enables them to consult with other professionals who participate in your care. Consultations with others are necessary in some cases, and our hospitalists will arrange for these, too. Please be sure to notify your hospitalist if you are under the care of other doctors, so they can be informed of your hospital stay as well.
This community hospital is located in Rocky Mount, Va., and has over 270 employees. The hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical services, including convenient outpatient and emergency department services. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, it admits over 1,500 acute patients and treats over 21,000 emergency room patients each year.
Carilion Clinic contracts with most major health insurance carriers. We encourage you to contact your health insurance company or health benefits manager to better understand how your policy works and any financial liability that you may have, prior to receiving care. View a list of health insurance plans  we contract with.
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital exists to improve the health of the communities we serve.
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family, and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without questions.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
We are committed to a common purpose of better patient care, better community health and lower cost.