Central Anacortes, Washington

Island Hospital

Island Hospital

1211 24th St.
Anacortes, WA 98221
(360) 299-1300
Island Hospital, Hospitals, Health and Beauty, Anacortes, Washington

Since 1962, Island Hospital in western Skagit County, WA, has been treating patients from north Whidbey Island and the San Juan Islands. It has received recognition as one of the country’s most innovative small hospitals, and in 2005 was ranked one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the United States.

This esteemed local hospital features 190 highly qualified physicians and health care providers in its stead. Despite its smaller size, the facility offers a wide range of services that you would usually find in larger hospitals. Island Hospital’s Birth Center offers expectant families tours around the facility so that they can ask questions about the birthing process and check out the hospital’s amenities. Merle Cancer Care Center treats patients from Anacortes, Bayview, La Conner, Shelter Bay, and the surrounding areas, and provides them with compassionate care and support. Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, the Cancer Center utilizes advanced technology and specialized training for treatment and care.

Emergency response staff at Island Hospital have the help of experienced doctors who are ready to treat urgent health issues using the latest in communication, technology, and transportation. Thanks to a combination of competent staff and modern equipment, the rural setting of the facility does not hinder the quality of service in the least. Whatever health care needs you may have, you can depend on Island Hospital to give you top-notch service. You can reach them on their main line, (360) 299-1300, or through the website’s contact form.

Announcements & Events from Island Hospital
Why Children Need Regular Checkups With a Doctor, Anacortes, Washington
As a parent, the overall health and wellness of your child is always a priority. It may be second nature to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician when your child is ill, b...read more
3 Easy Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu, Anacortes, Washington
Fever, fatigue, nasal congestion, dry cough, aching muscles, and headaches—these are symptoms of influenza, or flu, a viral infection in the respiratory system. In many cases, it can...read more
Island Hospital Offers Low-Cost Health Screening Event, Anacortes, Washington
October 16, 2019 3:00PM - October 22, 2019 3:00PM
Feeling drained? Check your Vitamin D and cholesterol levels at Island Hospital! Island Hospital is holding a Health Screening Event (previously know as cholesterol and glucose and ...read more
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3 Signs You Should Call Your Doctor About Heartburn, Anacortes, Washington
Heartburn is a tight or sharp feeling in one’s chest that sometimes comes after eating high-fat food. It is fairly common as a one-off issue or in response to certain triggers and is...read more
3 Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Illnesses at School, Anacortes, Washington
Since kids' immune systems aren't as strong and developed as adults', young people have higher chances of picking up germs that can lead to a cold, flu, or other illnesses. And with ...read more
If your child is like most kids, they will try their hardest to find reasons they should stay up later—whether it’s begging to watch the conclusion of their favorite TV show or askin...read more
As back to school time approaches, many children need to make a visit to the pediatrician for their immunizations. Although there has been some recent controversy about vaccines, doc...read more
With summer finally here, many pediatricians are cautioning parents about drowning risks. However, even parents who take reasonable precautions to protect their little ones from drow...read more
Kids today have a lot on their plate. As a result, many children have a hard time getting a good night’s rest, which can lead to issues with mood and behavior. This relationship is e...read more
Take charge of your health – get your cholesterol & Vitamin D checked at Island Hospital! 1. Why should I get health screenings? Health screenings are medical tests that i...read more
If you’re providing care for a loved one who recently found out they have cancer, you may be looking for ways to help them deal with their diagnosis. While most cancer centers provid...read more
Seasonal allergy symptoms can range from a minor inconvenience to a serious disruption in your daily life. Some symptoms are manageable on your own, while others are best manage...read more
Poor sleep doesn’t just make you feel exhausted; it can also take its toll on your overall health. Often, the inability to fall and stay asleep is perceived as a nuisance, but in rea...read more
Once you’ve scheduled a procedure at a surgery center, you’ve likely begun mentally preparing for that day. While all the logistics of getting to the hospital, requesting time o...read more
Sleep is essential to your health, and how much quality sleep you get each night will directly impact both your mental and physical health.  As a result, a lack of sleep will ne...read more
When it comes to your teen’s health, there’s more to do than make visits to the doctor’s office or hospital. One of the most important decisions you can make for your child’s health ...read more
Visiting a hospital or walk-in clinic can be intimidating for any patient. This is especially true for children who may not understand why they are sick or the purpose of their visit...read more
How long it takes you to recover from surgery depends on a variety of factors, including the type of surgery and your overall health and fitness level prior to the procedure. Whether...read more
Living with chronic migraines can be incredibly uncomfortable and restrictive. While avoiding certain triggers can reduce the frequency and intensity of these headaches, visiting a h...read more
If you or someone else is experiencing a medical crisis, getting to an emergency room is likely your biggest priority. But if it’s at all possible, you should bring a few items ...read more
Obesity is a health condition in which a person has an unhealthy amount of body fat. It can be the result of many factors, including genetic and environmental. No matter the cause, t...read more
Whether you’re an athlete or a weekend warrior, injuries are frustrating to deal with, especially when you’re forced out of the game for extended periods of time. However, when you d...read more
Whether you suffer from chronic pain, an injury, or soreness from sitting at a desk for long hours, physical therapy can help minimize pain, rebalance your body, and make daily ...read more
While everyone experiences occasional sleep problems, it’s important to understand when these issues cross the threshold into becoming sleep disorders. The medical professionals at I...read more
Regardless of its underlying cause, back pain can interfere with your daily routine. Many people are concerned with the possible side effects of powerful painkillers, leading th...read more
After several months spent watching your baby grow, the end of a pregnancy is both exciting and anxiety-ridden. But with a solid plan, you can embrace the third trimester in a r...read more
As the day of your procedure draws closer, your surgery center should explain in detail how to prepare. Pre-operative care instructions may vary, but there are a few i...read more
If you’ve experienced a heart attack, you know the road to recovery can be long and arduous. In this case, having the support of a cardiac rehab team is crucial, as is having the pro...read more
Your pregnancy is a beautiful miracle. Such an important experience requires specific needs when it’s time to give birth. That is why it is imperative for soon-to-be parents to find ...read more
Anacortes’ Island Hospital has long been recognized as one of the top medical treatment centers in Washington state. The hospital fulfills a wide range of patient needs; in...read more
When you live with chronic pain, you know just how difficult it can be to get through the day. Working with an experienced doctor who specializes in pain management is the key to fin...read more
Cutting-edge health care institutions are constantly seeking better ways to treat patients in a hospital setting. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has become a popular method, and the ...read more
Slow-healing wounds can impede your recovery following a surgery or illness, preventing you from returning to your daily quality of life. The team of wound care specialists at Island...read more
While not uncommon, sleep disorders in children can present challenges both for the child and their family members if left unaddressed. As the leading sleep wellness center in Anacor...read more
Last year, colon cancer claimed the lives of more than 50,000 Americans, making the disease the second most common cause of cancer-related death for men in the nation. While the...read more
If your child is having trouble waking up in the morning or is falling asleep in class, it may be time to consider some treatment options. Located in Anacortes, WA, Island Hospital h...read more
Nearly 40% of people will receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. If it happens to you or a loved one, choose the Anacortes, WA, cancer center that delivers high-quality t...read more
The holidays can wreak havoc on your diet.Too much sugar and processed foods weaken your immune system and decrease your energy levels, among other ill effects. Help your body feel i...read more
No one wants to catch the flu, but too often, people only think about flu prevention tactics when it’s too late. The flu can be a serious, even life-threatening illness for cert...read more
When you become sick or injured, the first thing you should do is assess the seriousness of the situation. This will allow you to gauge whether you need immediate medical attent...read more
Taking chances is for trying a new flavor at your favorite ice cream shop — not for choosing a cancer center. Ranked one of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S., Island Hospital takes y...read more
Tossing and turning all night can be irritating, and it can also leave you feeling drained the next day. At the Island Hospital Sleep Wellness Center (SWC) in Anacortes, WA...read more