Patients & Visitors
Patient Focused Care

Buchanan General Hospital will be the primary provider of health care services for our community by utilizing both primary and affiliated services. BGH will provide those services by ensuring value through highly competent staff, certification, state of the art equipment and a culture of safety.

BGH Employment

Buchanan General Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to the people of Buchanan County and the surrounding counties in Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia. The 134-bed hospital is staffed with skilled physicians of various specialties, and employs over 300 dedicated support staff.

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Surgical Department

Buchanan General Hospital's surgical team embodies the utmost in experience, expertise and compassionate care to meet and exceed our patients' expectation. This is proven by the fact that the Surgical Departments 0% infection rate for nearly the last two years. A 0% infection rate is almost unheard-of. One of the most important questions you can ask when making the decision where to have your surgical procedure performed is WHAT IS YOUR SURGICAL DEPARTMENT'S INFECTION RATE!

We offer state-of-the-art operating rooms, including 2 main operating rooms, an endoscopy suite, and a bronchoscopy suite. Our surgical team performs inpatient, outpatient, elective and emergency procedures. Our surgical team is directed by Dr. J.N. Patel (general surgery) and he is assisted by Dr. Pamela Enjetti (anesthesiology)

Some Conditions, Services, and Treatments covered:
Bowel Surgery
Colon Cancer
Femoral Hernia
Gallbladder Disease
Gastric Cancer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Bilateral Tubal Ligation
Port-a-cath insertion
Feeding tube insertion
Ovarian Cysts
Epidural Steroid Injection for pain management