Health Care in Lawrence

Just like our close-knit community, Lawrence is home to caring hospitals and doctors that are in relationship with each other, giving you easy transition through health care systems. From our community owned Lawrence Memorial Hospital to the prestigious University of Kansas Medical Center, Lawrence and the surrounding areas have easy access to world-class, award-winning health care facilities. You’ll have access to great doctors, research, and wellness programs. Living in Lawrence means great care at your doorstep.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Lawrence Memorial Hospital

LMH is a community-owned, not-for-profit hospital serving the healthcare needs of our residents. A 173-bed facility, LMH is nationally recognized for its achievements in cardiology, surgery, oncology, and pulmonology. It is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Commission for Acute Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). We are also proud to say that it is once again a Truven Health Top 100 Hospital

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University of Kansas Medical Center

The University of Kansas Medical Center

The University of Kansas Medical Center, located in Kansas City, Kansas, combines education, research, and patient care. Founded in 1905, KU Med encompasses both the School of Medicine as well as the School of  Nursing and the School of Health Professionals.

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WellCommons is a great website to find more information about health and wellness in Lawrence.

Wellcommons is a partnership between the Lawrence Journal-World and Lawrence Memorial Hospital to provide information on everything from food and nutrition to aging, kids and trauma recovery. This active website and print publication will keep you up-to-date on health and wellness happenings and their Healthcare Directory will guide you through Lawrence’s many options.

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Living well in Lawrence, Kansas

LiveWell Lawrence

Live Well is geared towards making it easier for all Douglas County Residents to eat healthier foods, be physically active, and live tobacco free. LiveWell promotes early childhood and elementary wellness programs, assists with workplace nutrition and wellness programs, enhances access to healthy foods, and provides free healthy meals to local children. Livewell also works with policy makers to improve local trails, sidewalks, parks, public transit, and other community resources.
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Healthcare resource partners

As a close knit community, service providers are consistently networked for a good referral base. If you need specific health related services like chiropractors, physical therapists, or dentists, Lawrence has you covered. Massages in Lawrence are available from students learning the trade or from practiced practitioners. For more broad needs, the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center helps many in our town and surrounding communities and the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department offers a broad range of services, classes, and clinics.

Lawrence healthcare providers

Lawrence healthcare resources