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About us

Mission Hospital McDowell is a community hospital serving Marion and the surrounding North Carolina mountain communities of McDowell County. Located right outside of downtown Marion, we offer comprehensive medical services, including primary and specialty care.

Volunteer opportunities

We welcome and encourage new faces in our hospital. Volunteers provide important assistance that improves the hospital experience for patients, visitors and staff.

Join our volunteer team

Mission Hospital McDowell volunteers perform numerous visitor and patient duties, including:

  • Chaplain
  • Guest service roles
  • Information desk assistance
  • Mail and flower delivery
  • Pet therapy
  • Student volunteer programs

If you enjoy helping others and would like to be more involved in our hospital, call (828) 659-5000.

Our leadership

Our hospital leadership teams are dedicated to continually improving our services, abilities and safety practices. They ensure our patients and our communities get access to the high-quality care they need and deserve.


We regularly publish articles when we add new services, departments and advanced technology, so you can see all the benefits our hospital has to offer. 

Contact us

Communication with you and your family is an important part of your care plan when you're with us. We are open to questions, comments and feedback any time.

Our awards and recognitions

Across all of our services and specialties, we strive to raise the bar on healthcare. Because of our dedication to this pursuit, we are proudly recognized by organizations such as Newsweek and the American Heart Association.