Dosher Memorial Hospital is a public critical access hospital with 25 staffed acute-care inpatient beds and 64 licensed skilled nursing center beds. Established in 1930, this community hospital serves the southeastern Brunswick County area, attracting patients from Southport, Bald Head Island, Oak Island, St. James, Boiling Spring Lakes, Bolivia, Supply and...more about Dosher Memorial Hospital
Healthcare is alive and well in Southport. There is an excellent local hospital here and a number of physicians in fields like family medicine, cardiology, optometry, orthopaedics and more. There are some urgent care centers which are especially convenient for visitors and, of course, the hospital includes emergency services. There are a few alternative care practitioners like chiropractors and acupuncturists as well.