Nationally Accredited Breast Care Program

Bringing hope and quality treatment to women in our region, SVMC is home to Vermont's first and only accredited Breast Care Program.


A Magnet for Excellent Nurses

The best nurses choose the best hospitals. Learn how Magnet recognition leads to better care.


From our nursing care to the depth and breadth of medical specialists, SVMC is Vermont's premier community hospital. 

The state's first Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence and one of only two magnet hospitals in Vermont. SVMC is tops in patient satisfaction, garnering four Summit Awards from Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction surveyor.

SVMC is a 99-bed community hospital. We offer outstanding care for outpatient and inpatient services. Here's an overview of what we offer:

Breast Care Program: from our beautiful women's imaging center to our skilled breast care program leadership team, SVMC offers the highest standards of care for women with breast disease. SVMC is the only breast care program in Vermont, eastern New York, or the Berkshires to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: our surgeons have pioneered minimally invasive techniques for treating kidney cancer, spinal problems, and gastrointestinal disease.

The Birth Place: your birth your way, from innovative hypnobirthing and water births to pain control and parenting classes, the Birth Place puts women in control.

Sleep Testing : with rooms that feel like home or a nice hotel, our sleep lab has the latest technology to find out what's keeping people awake.

Orthopedic Surgery: great surgeons and advanced technology to treat everything from carpal tunnel syndrome to sports injuries and joint replacement.

Sports Rehabilitation: no matter your sport, we know athletes, no one in the area can match our expertise in getting injured athletes back in the game.

Women's Imaging: our state-of-the-art Women's Imaging Center offers the latest digital mammogram technology in a warm comforting environment.

Imaging and X-ray: our digital department offers the latest imaging tests, including CT, MRI, PET, ultrasound, nuclear imaging, X-ray, and fluoroscopy

Emergency Department: we staff our department with doctors who are all trained and certified in Emergency Medicine.

Laboratory: our full-service lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

Hospitalists: SVMC was Vermont's first hospital to use round-the-clock hospital-based doctors focused only on caring for hospitalized patients.

Intensive Care: we have a dedicated ICU with remote patient monitoring (telemetry) and negative-pressure rooms for infection control.

Renal Dialysis: our outpatient renal dialysis unit serves southern Vermont, Northwestern Massachusetts, and eastern New York.