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CEO Message

I would like to personally welcome you to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center’s website. I hope that you will find it an informative guide to the outstanding array of services that we offer.

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has had the privilege of serving the healthcare needs of our patients and our community for over 35 years. As the only full service acute care hospital in Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa counties, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center offers the area’s only:

  • Comprehensive Cardiovascular Program
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Joint Commission Accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Certified Cancer Center
  • Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, and
  • Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health Center

We are proud to be the area’s leader in innovative medical technology and surgical procedures, and to be able to provide nationally recognized services right here in our community, close to your home. In fact, HealthGrades®, the leading independent healthcare rating organization, has ranked Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in the Top 5% of the Nation for Spine Surgery and General Surgery five years in a row (2006-2010) and in the Top 10% of the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services six years in a row and in Cardiac Surgery for 2010.

While we are proud of these accomplishments, our greatest satisfaction comes from the level of quality healthcare services our dedicated physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers provide to you and your loved ones. I can assure you that we are committed to working together to exceed the expectations of our patients by providing the best possible care in a personalized manner centered around our values of honesty, integrity, respect and dignity.

If you have any questions, or comments about our website or any of its information, please feel free to contact us.

We hope that you will choose Fort Walton Beach Medical Center as your hospital of choice and we welcome the opportunity to serve you and your family in meeting your healthcare needs.

Mitch Mongell, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center