Healthcare is a cornerstone and fast-growing segment of the Ashland economy. Yet, like so many things in the Ashland, you don’t need to wait in a long line for it.

The area is served by a full-service, acute-care hospital offering the most advanced medical technology available, all of which have extensive outreach programs and auxiliary facilities.

UH Samaritan Medical Center

Healthcare is a cornerstone in the Ashland economy that evolves to meet the Community’s needs.

Our local hospital is affiliated with University Hospitals Health Systems, the second largest employer in northeast Ohio. UH Samaritan Medical Center is a 55 staffed bed acute care facility with 24/7 emergency services, state-of-the-art surgical and birthing and women’s units, an intensive care unit, a general inpatient unit, radiology and laboratory services, and a variety of outpatient clinics, testing and services. Additional outpatient facilities are located throughout Ashland, making healthcare accessible and convenient. Telemedicine, which is two-way, real-time video conferencing between a patient and a specialist at a distant site, is also offered at UH Samaritan. Oncology services, which includes an infusion center, is located beside the Ashland hospital.   

UH has been awarded by some of the most prestigious, credited institutions and publications in the world for its leadership in the healthcare industry. Among many things, UH has been merited on exceptional patient outcomes, safety, patient-centeredness, leadership and consistent use of evidence-based medicine and practices.

University Hospitals Occupational Health – Ashland provides comprehensive occupational health and safety (OHS) services to help businesses maintain the health and well-being of their employees. This includes everything from drug screenings and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals to injury care. UH Occupational Health – Ashland helps reduce work-related injuries and illnesses, boost productivity and increase workplace safety. For more information, call 419-281-4440.

OhioHealth Ashland Health Center

Emergency Care

OhioHealth Emergency Care Ashland is a 24/7, full-service, ambulance-receiving emergency department.

Providing a convenient alternative to traditional, hospital-based emergency departments, Emergency Care Ashland is staffed with the same skilled, board-certified physicians as OhioHealth hospitals.

  • Eight private patient rooms, with space for family members.
  • Advanced imaging capabilities, including CT scan and X-ray.
  • Open and naturally lit spaces calm and comfort patients and visitors.
  • Free parking and Wi-Fi.
  • Connected to the OhioHealth electronic medical record system, ensuring coordinated care.

Primary Care

OhioHealth Physician Group primary care providers offer reliable care for minor illnesses and injuries, support for chronic health conditions, and routine services that keep you and your family in the best health.

Rehabilitation Services

Our experienced therapists develop personalized treatment plans to help you achieve your physical goals, whether they be reducing pain, improving function, increasing mobility, or returning to an active lifestyle.

Laboratory Services

Convenient access to lab services, with quick and accurate results. No appointments necessary. 

Ashland Health and Wellness Center

Ashland Health and Wellness Center is a primary care facility providing necessary care to the Ashland community. Our practice accepts Medicaid, Medicare and other insurances.  We serve patients with or without health insurance. Patients can apply for a Slide fee discount for services.

We offer reliable care including:

  • Adult Medical Preventative Care such as Physicals
  • Chronic Care management
  • Daily Sick visit appointments
  • Sports and school physicals
  • Community Health Referrals
  • Behavioral Health
  • Access to Dental services (at our 9th Street Dental Services location 431 E 9th St, Ashland, OH 44805 )
  • Telehealth
  • Vaccinations
  • Walk ins

Contact: 419-522-6191