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KCH Emergency Room Expansion

For many in the community, the ER is the “front door” to the hospital. “We have seen an increased number of patients with chronic and severe illnesses compared to past years,” says Trent Timmons, DO, Emergency Services. As our population increases, a major renovation and expansion of the ER will help fill this compelling community need. This project will add …

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KCH Welcomes New Providers

Mount Vernon, Ohio – KCH is excited to welcome three new physicians to our team of qualified medical professionals. Steven C. Reitz, MD, FACS  | General Surgery – Heartburn Treatment Center Dr. Reitz recently joined our General Surgery team and is seeing patients. He has been practicing as a general surgeon for 14 years. He received his medical degree from the Medical University …

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“Doc Talk: Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndromes- Orthopaedic Services”

Join us for a free Doc Talk on Thursday, April 11, from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. Gregory Cush, MD will bring an informative discussion on peripheral nerve compression syndrome and how it can cause numbness, decreased sensation, tingling, and muscle weakness in your hands or feet. One of the most common types of this syndrome is known as carpal tunnel. This event …

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The KCH Center for Wound Healing Recognized for Clinical Excellence

March 15, 2024 – Mount Vernon, Ohio– Knox Community Hospital recognizes the Center for Wound Healing, a recipient of the Center of Distinction award and the Robert A. Warriner, III, Clinical Excellence award by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including a patient satisfaction rate of more than 92 percent. …

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