Exceptional Care That Transforms.

About Us

75 years and still going strong. Our growth means we can take care of patients from the beginning of life until one’s golden years. Learn a little bit about our leadership, resources, and assets that will assist in your health care journey.

Rooted in community. Owned by the community.

Memorial Health System has been dedicated to healing, inspiring, and transforming the health of our community since 1946. Memorial’s expansive footprint includes two hospital facilities, licensed for a total of 328 beds; three outpatient surgery locations; a medical office building; outpatient diagnostic centers; more than 100 Memorial Physician Clinics, and post-acute services including skilled nursing, long-term care, certified Alzheimer/Dementia unit, and continuous care community living; 5,000 employees and 400 physicians, providing care for over 40 specialties.

With a vision of being the driving force that improves the health of our patients throughout their lifetime, Memorial is committed to advanced care. Memorial offers several of the region’s most comprehensive clinical programs and medical specialties unique to the Coast, including: a Level III Neonatal ICU, state designated Level II Trauma Center, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Mississippi’s first nationally-certified Primary Stroke Center. 

Memorial is a member of the American Hospital Association and is accredited by the Joint Commission, The Commission on Cancer, the College of American Pathologists and the American College of Radiology.


Memorial is committed to employing talented leadership, experts in their field, ensuring we create a thriving, patient-centric environment, while fulfilling the needs of our employees.

Meet our Administrative Team

As a facility that is owned by the City of Gulfport and Harrison County Board of Supervisors, professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise are appointed to provide advice and oversight to uphold our mission and ensure the needs of the community are being met.

Meet our Board of Trustees


We exist to serve you. That means, we strive to provide resources to help you understand your health care choices, and that includes the cost of services.

Visit the Mississippi Hospital Transparency website to learn more.

Assessing the Needs of Our Community

Our mission, and every-day objectives, was derived from determining what the community needs through surveys, data and more. You talked, we listened.

Download a copy of our 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).

Download a copy of our 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Download a copy of our 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

If you’d like a paper copy of any of our Community Health Needs Assessments, please contact our Marketing Department at (228) 867-5211 or (228) 865-3329 and we will provide you with a paper copy.

Partnerships & Affiliations

Our mission to transform one’s health throughout their lifetime is not just a tagline, and this is demonstrated with the strong bonds we have formed on the coast with other medical entities. Each time we establish options and create strategic partnerships, we prove our commitment, making it easier for individuals to access experts, information, resources, and locations. With partnerships come strength in numbers and the opportunity for you to find the health care you need to get and stay healthy.   

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital – a Partner of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport and the team at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport help patients return to our great community after a life-altering illness or injury, such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation, or complex orthopedic conditions. We help patients walk again, talk again, work again or return to the things and the people they love. By leveraging the partners’ strengths and seamless transition, Encompass Health at Gulfport provides the best rehabilitative care for our patient in a hospital setting, located on the 4th floor of Memorial Gulfport’s East Tower.

Gulf Coast Vascular Care

Memorial Hospital is now partnered with Gulf Coast Vascular Care to offer both physicians and patients on the Gulf Coast an option for vascular treatment in a new state-of-the-art outpatient vascular center.

Merit Health Biloxi in affiliation with Memorial

Memorial and Merit Health collaborates to enhance healthcare across the Gulf Coast through regional provider relationships in oncology, neurology, neuro interventional radiology, radiology, infectious disease, emergency services, cardiology, in the COVID-19 pandemic response and so much more.

Select Specialty Hospital – Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast is a critical illness recovery hospital, treating chronically, critically ill patients who require an extended stay after being stabilized and transferred from the intensive care unit. Select operates its own facility on a floor it leases from us, a hospital within a hospital – located on Memorial Hospital at Gulfport’s third floor, C and D wings. This arrangement places patients in close proximity to ancillary services, tests and procedures required as part of their ongoing care. This 36-bed, all-private-room hospital offers critical care nursing and intensive respiratory and rehabilitation therapies. From liberating recovering COVID-19 patients on ventilators to managing complex wounds and chronic disease, Select Specialty Hospital – Gulf Coast will provide life-preserving care to the aging population and those recovering from traumatic injury and illness.