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Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) is a 25-bed facility with the availability of swing bed and special care services. MRH features a strong, cohesive medical staff of Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, Orthopedics and Physician Assistants in full-time practices. Visiting consultants include Cancer Care: Oncology + Hematology, Interventional Pain Management, Podiatry, Radiology, and Urology.

Millinocket Regional Hospital offers a wide range of comprehensive services featuring highly skilled staff; from modern diagnostic imaging and laboratory services to healthcare education to physical and occupational therapies. For a complete menu of services offered at MRH, as well as more information about these services, please click on the links below.

Ambulatory Services

You don’t need to go far from home to get the treatments you need! MRH offers a variety of ambulatory services ranging from management of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Remicade infusions and Boniva injections for Osteoperosis management to Intravenous Immunoglobulin Administration (Ivig).

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We provide a full range of anesthesia services including general, regional, and local anesthesia. We also provide sedation for endoscopic and other minor procedures. Postoperatively, we offer postoperative pain management utilizing the latest techniques including patient controlled analgesia, epidural infusions and regional anesthesia blocks. 

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Cancer Care

Our Cancer Care team Jens Rueter, MD, Beth Sypher, FNP, Certified Oncology Nurse Kim Faloon, RN, OCN, and Jodi Jandreau, RN, collaborate to provide the very best patient care and an extensive range of cancer treatments.

You can receive the treatment you need, close to home, from people you trust– right here at MRH.

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The MRH Cardiopulmonary Department serves both inpatients and outpatients with respiratory or cardiac needs. Some of their services include but are not limited to: EKGs, stress tests, nebulizer treatments, ventilators, assist with changing O2 tanks and overseeing oxygen flowmeters and regulators, take home sleep studies,  and complete pulmonary function testing.  For patients who require a higher level of care, inpatient pulmonary rehab is available through the MRH swing bed program.

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Chapman Laboratory

Chapman Lab is an on-site facility offering a variety of services including, but are not limited to:  blood banking, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, serology, body fluid analysis, therapeutic drug monitoring, and bedside glucose monitoring.

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Critical Care Transport

For patients requiring critical care, Millinocket Regional Hospital is linked via ground ambulance (70 miles) and Life Flight of Maine air ambulance (25 minutes) to strong tertiary care services in Bangor. Our ability to stabilize and transfer appropriate critical patients to Bangor extends to patients a complete range of healthcare services.

Diabetes Education

MRH’s Diabetes Education Program is a comprehensive program designed to help participants learn how to manage their diabetes with the help of a Diabetes Nurse Educator and a Dietitian. The Diabetes Education Team includes a Diabetes Nurse Educator who assists with insulin adjustment, pump training, and continuous glucose monitoring program and a Dietitian who is responsible for a dietary evaluation. Learn how to manage your diabetes and live a healthier life!

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Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology

Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Department offers the best in imaging and radiology services.  A sampling of the services we offer includes: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), 3D Digital Mammography, DEXA Bone Densitometry, and Nuclear Medicine; including Cardiac Studies and Gastric Emptying Exams.

Our Pictoral Archiving Communication System (PACS) is an image storage and distribution system that delivers instantaneous images and allows for manipulation of post-exposure images; resulting in a faster and higher quality diagnosis.  PACS allows these images to be easily distributed to radiologists, physicians, offices, clinics, specialists, and other hospitals or imaging centers.

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Emergency Room

Millinocket Regional Hospital operates a state of the art Emergency Department focused on timely and quality care.  Our ED is staffed twenty-four hours every day by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including highly qualified Physician Assistants, supported by on-call physicians, and Registered Nurses who are trained to care for critically ill or injured patients.  If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

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Environmental Services

Our team is made up of housekeeping, laundry, and custodian that work together to improve the delivery of patient care by providing a clean environment that is pleasing for patients, staff, and visitors of Millinocket Regional Hospital.

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Family Practice

Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Family Medicine practice offers continuing and comprehensive health care to patients of all ages. Edward Dunstan, DO, and Ashley Cox, FNP-C, provide the highest level of care in treating all types of diseases while also focusing on overall care and preventative measures.

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Food Services

Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Food Services department provides meals to those who are receiving services as inpatient and clinical outpatients. We cater to both the patient’s diet order as well as food preferences.  Our cafeteria serves breakfast and lunch to the public, Monday through Friday, and is open for a la carte items 24 hours a day.

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General Surgery

Millinocket Regional Hospital offers a full range of general surgery interventions as well as scopes, such as colonoscopies and endoscopies.  Our General Surgery team includes highly skilled surgeon, M.H. Niayesh, MD, FRCS, FACS, as well as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Registered Nurses, and Surgical Technicians.  They use the latest medical technology to ensure every patient receives safe, high-quality services.

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Infection Control

The Infection Control Department serves all Patient Care and Non Patient Care Services of the hospital, the Medical Staff. The Department of Health, the Community and all patients, their families and visitors. The Infection Control Nurse is available on site 40 hours per week and is available by phone consultation at all other times.

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Infusions + Injections

Certified Oncology Nurse, Kim Faloon, RN, OCN, and Jodi Jandreau, RN, administer an extensive variety of infusions and injections to help manage conditions from Rheumatoid Arthritis to Crohn’s disease to Multiple Sclerosis.  Kim and Jodi provide the treatment you need, in a comfortable environment, close to home.

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LIFEstyle Fitness Center

LIFEstyle Fitness Center is a modern fitness facility which includes a complete line of cardiovascular equipment, full body variable resistance circuit and strength training equipment, fitness classes and a heated indoor pool.  Our qualified training staff will assist you in meeting your fitness goals in a professional friendly atmosphere.

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Nutrition Services

Individuals can meet with our Registered Dietitian, Mark Robinson, to discuss nutrition topics such as balanced healthy eating, weight reduction, or a diet modified for diabetes, kidney disease, hypertension, or high cholesterol through Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). MNT includes a review of the patient’s food choices and eating habits, a thorough review of their nutritional health and a personalized nutrition treatment plan. Proper nutrition is essential in improving conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health and wellness profession enabling people to participate in everyday activities that are individualized and patient specific.  Occupational therapists work with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives due to physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems.  Millinocket Regional Hospital’s  OT services cater to pediatrics, adult and geriatric patients in both inpatient and outpatient facilities.

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Orthopedic Surgery

Northern Penobscot Orthopedics, led by Dr. E, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, offers comprehensive care for your musculoskeletal health.

Dr. E specializes in total hip and knee replacements, including complex revisions, utilizing the latest advancements to restore joint function. Our services extend beyond joint replacements, encompassing fracture treatment, intricate hand surgeries, and personalized pain management plans.

With a focus on getting you back to your active life, Dr. E and the team work collaboratively to create a path towards optimal recovery.

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Pain Management

Our interventional pain practice, led by Jonathan Herland, D.Sc., M.D. and Christopher Blanchette, PA-C,  is devoted to the diagnosis and targeted treatment of chronic pain that has not responded to conservative treatments, such as physical therapy, manual manipulation or medication.

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The mission of the Millinocket Regional Hospital pharmacy is to make the best use of medications. The pharmacy is responsible for providing services and to measure outcomes of patients related to medication therapy; this is done by the Pharmacist with assistance from the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee at MRH.

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Physical Therapy

Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Physical Therapy department will help you get back on your feet!  Our physical therapists assist patients with regaining their overall mobility post general injury, traumatic head injury, vascular accident such as a stroke or aneurysm, or post-surgery.  They also work with patients to correct poor postural alignment and manage lymphedema.  Through exercises such as strengthening and stretching, gait/balance training, different types of soft tissue mobilization, aquatic therapies, and modalities like heat, ice, electric stimulation, therapeutic ultrasound, iontophoresis, and biofeedback, our PTs will have you back on track in no time!

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The foot is a complex structure make up of 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles and tendons. Because of this complexity, details need to be carefully attended to.  Our Podiatrist, Jil Beaupain, DPM, will do just that!  Whether you have an injury, foot problems resulting from an illness, bacterial or fungal infection, or other issues that require attention, Dr. Beaupain will aid you in getting back on your feet!

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Primary Care

Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Primary Care practice offers continuing and comprehensive health care to patients throughout the Katahdin Region.   Alexandra Idenburg, MD, and Jenni Golletti, FNP-BC, provide the highest levels of care in treating all types of diseases while also focusing on overall care and preventative measures.

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Smoking Cessation

Smoking has long been noted as one of the leading causes of cancer. It is dangerous and will lead to multiple health problems. Thankfully if a person quits smoking in time, many problems will be prevented and some reversed. Our Smoking Cessation program is for the smoker who truly wants to quit for good. 

For more information about how MRH can assist you with your goals to quit smoking, please contact Kristin at 723-7262.

The Maine Tobacco Helpline is also an excellent resource for anyone serious about smoking cessation.

Surgical Services

Millinocket Regional Hospital offers a full range of surgical services including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Podiatry, Endoscopy and Urology. Our highly trained surgical team consists of five Board Certified Surgeons, three Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA’s), three Surgical Scrub Technicians and several Registered Nurses. The team uses the latest medical technology to ensure that every patient receives safe, high quality services, while providing personalized patient and family-focused care.

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Swing Bed Services

The MRH swing bed program is designed to enable the patient to “swing” from acute care to rehabiliitation level of care during their hospital stay.  While the actual room does not change, the level of care provided does.  Swing bed programs were created as an alternative to prologned acute hospitaliztion or short term nursing facility placement.

Our swing bed program provides physician visits, 24 hour skilled nursing care, and rehabilitation services including physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy, as well as pharmacy services, dietary consults and additional services as needed.

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Millinocket Regional Hospital offers a variety of clinical and surguical urology services.  We treat a variety of conditions including, but not limited to: lithotripsy (kidney stones), bladder incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) or enlarged prostate, bladder cancer, protate cancer, testical abnormalities, cystoscopy and transurethral resection of bladder tumors.

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