Winneshiek Medical Center is a 25-bed Critical Access hospital and a multi-specialty clinic with Physician Services provided by Mayo Clinic Health System. Our state of the art facility offers services to Decorah and several surrounding communities. Our medical staff includes full-time, board-certified physicians in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, General Surgery, Audiology, ENT, Urolo...gy, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Radiology, Pathology and Psychology. WMC provides additional patient care by Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and a Certified Nurse Midwife. We also have several visiting specialties from Mayo Rochester and Franciscan Skemp Healthcare seeing patients locally. The hospital provides OB, Med/Surg, Telemetry, Special Care Unit, 24/7 physician coverage in ER, surgical, radiology, rehab, lab and pathology services. Winneshiek Medical Center is committed to leading the way to better health for our community by delivering the highest quality health care, close to home, while improving technology and expanding services. We continue to explore ways to advance the delivery of quality care and expanded services to the area, and with compassionate care and patient convenience in mind, strive to lead the way to better health.Decorah is located in scenic rolling hills and bluffs of northeast Iowa. Decorah is a thriving, family-friendly city located just 75 miles from Rochester, and 150 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul. Rivers, parks and spring-fed streams contribute to the natural beauty of the area. Outdoor recreation opportunities, including biking, canoeing, hiking, trout fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing abound in Decorah. Decorah, Iowa's 8,500 residents take pride in the quality of their educational facilities. Luther College, a liberal arts college with 2,400 students, is ranked one of the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the country. Decorah's public school system is regarded as one of the finest in Iowa. Decorah has a strong Norwegian heritage, and is home to the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, the country's oldest and largest museum devoted to one immigrant group. Each summer the community celebrates its heritage with Nordic Fest, a celebration filled with Scandinavian crafts, art, food, folk music and dancing.