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St. Anthony Regional Hospital and Nursing Home is proud of its rich history which  dates back to 1905 when Reverend Joseph Kuemper founded the hospital, with the help of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, from LaCrosse, Wisconsin.  Today, St. Anthony Regional Hospital, along with its medical staff, serves the regional area of West Central Iowa.

Patients at St. Anthony Regional Hospital have access to physicians in many specialties, state-of-the-art equipment, and up-to-date treatment procedures.  Cost-effective care is provided in an atmosphere which reflects the institution’s Franciscan heritage and the values of the healing ministry of Christ, quality, patient/customer satisfaction, integrity, and high performance standards.  Emphasis is placed on patient services, rehabilitation, education, and wellness recognizing an individual’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs.

St. Anthony Regional Hospital is a 99 bed facility with a connected 79 bed nursing home. The hospital and nursing home has approximately 610 employees, making it the third largest employer in the Carroll community. The hospital is a member of the American Hospital Association, the Iowa Hospitals Association, and has been designated as one of sixteen regional hospitals in Iowa by the Iowa State Department of Health.

Physicians serving on St. Anthony’s medical staff on a continuous basis include specialists in the fields of  family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, otorhinolaryngology, pathology, pediatrics, podiatry, psychiatry, radiology, and radiation oncology. Physician specialists in the areas of cardiology, dermatology, nephrology, medical oncology, allergy, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, physiatry, retinal surgery, pulmonology, and urology conduct periodic clinics on the hospital campus. The hospital’s emergency department is continuously staffed by dedicated emergency room physicians.

Expansion and renovation of acute care areas, the OB unit, nursing home, Alzheimer’s unit, radiation oncology, chemotherapy and infusion center, and emergency department have taken place since 2001. The St. Anthony Surgery Center features the latest healthcare design and technology in four operating rooms, two endoscopy suites, and 20 private ambulatory recovery rooms for patients. The St. Anthony Education Center provides ongoing training opportunities for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Twenty-four hour anesthesia coverage is provided by six certified registered nurse anesthetists. Complete ancillary services are available on campus, including laboratory, MRI, CT, periodic PET, pharmacy, radiology, rehabilitation services, diabetes education, and nutrition.  The hospital provides hemodialysis services, sleep center testing, physical and occupational therapy as well as athletic training.  An on-site IMRT linear accelerator is available as well as high and low dose brachytherapy and CT treatment planning. St. Anthony Regional Hospital operates home health services, a hospice, and is the county’s public health nursing service provider.

For more information about St. Anthony, the Carroll community, or to submit your c.v. for consideration, please contact Vice President for Networking This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or call him at 712-794-5421.

Our Community
Carroll, Iowa is a community of 10,000 residents located 90 miles west of Des Moines, Iowa and 90 miles east of Omaha, Nebraska. The community is a regional hub for shopping, commerce and healthcare with 60,000 people residing within a 26 mile radius of Carroll. While the community is located in an agricultural area, the economy of Carroll, Iowa is supported by many non-agriculture related businesses including the claims processing center for a national real estate insurance company, a nationally known manufacturer of windows, a manufacturer of jet aircraft engine components, a multi-state distributor of institutional foods and sundry items, a manufacturer of walk-in freezers, and a manufacturer and distributor of fire suppression equipment. The area’s economy is supplemented by a number of smaller, local businesses and has a vibrant shopping area which includes nationally known retailers. Carroll is a progressive community that offers the security and freedom of small town living combined with the amenities of nearby metropolitan centers.

The Carroll Community School District and the Kuemper Catholic School System offer K-12 education for the youth in the community. The collaboration between the public and private school systems has resulted in shared academic programs, athletic opportunities and transportation system. This cooperation, along with a strong history of achievement makes either public or private education an excellent choice. 

In addition, Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) offers higher education opportunities at their Carroll campus. DMACC provides a full range of both day and evening courses designed to meet the needs of both traditional and the non-traditional student. The popular 2+2 programs offered through DMACC are designed to partner with a University in Iowa, resulting in earning a four-year degree.

Links to our community:
City of Carroll
Carroll Chamber of Commerce
Carroll Public Schools  
Kuemper Catholic Schools 
Carroll Library 
Daily Times Herald

St. Anthony Regional Hospital & Nursing Home
311 S. Clark
Carroll, IA 51401