Southwest General is a 358-bed, non-profit hospital serving southwestern Cuyahoga, northern Medina and eastern Lorain counties. Founded in 1920 by residents of the surrounding communities, Southwest General has a rich history of community partnership and a deep commitment to the health and wellbeing of the residents it serves.
Southwest General is home to nationally recognized physicians, state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical, surgical and emergency services, including a Level III trauma center. Additionally, patients and families benefit from an extensive program of social services and support groups that provide mental, emotional and spiritual support.
All services at Southwest General are provided with an eye toward excellence and individual attention. This is best expressed in Southwest General’s mission statement:
Health is our Passion. Quality is our Focus. Compassion is our Way.
From the simplest service to the most complex, Southwest General is driven by a commitment to excellence and guided by its Vision Statement:
The Vision of Southwest General is to be the leading health care system based in and serving the communities southwest of Cleveland.
We aim to be looked to by our communities as their first choice for advanced medicine and an exceptional health care experience—leading with unsurpassed quality, dynamic growth, innovative professionals, advanced facilities, and supported by the financial performance to achieve this vision.
We pledge to continuously improve and to collaborate with other outstanding health care providers, so that we may be A trusted source for health and wellness services, bringing our care to members of our community, right where they live.