The Cherokee Nation operates a network of eight health centers and one hospital throughout the Cherokee Nation. Other programs offered include EMS, Diabetes, Community Health, Cancer, Behavioral Health, the Jack Brown Center for youth and Cherokee Elder Care.
Dr. Charles Grim serves as the Executive Director of
Health Services and may be contacted at
Since 2002, Cherokee Nation Health Services has performed more than 4 million patient visits.
We are dedicated to working with our communities, families and individuals to promote and improve their health and have a vision that the Cherokee people will achieve an optimal level of health resulting in healthy communities for this and future generations.
- Today, Cherokee Nation operates the largest tribally-operated health care system in the United States.
- In 2009, Cherokee Nation Health Services became the first tribe to achieve accreditation by Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
- Cherokee Nation Health Services brought home 18 awards from the Indian Health Service through the Government Performance and Results Act.
- Cherokee Nation Health Services makes up an estimated 58% of the Cherokee Nation workforce.
- Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital averages 4,600 hospital admissions, 13,000 inpatient days, 1,000 newborn admissions and more than 350,000 visits annually.
Scope of Services
- Chronic/Acute Care
- Inpatient Hospital
- Pediatric Care
- Physical Therapy
- Contract Health
- Diabetes Prevention Program
- Cancer Prevention Program
- Women, Infants, Children (WIC)
- Behavioral Health
- Public Health Nursing
- Emergency Medical Services
- Residential Adolescent Treatment Center
- Healthy Nation Program (Physical Activity, Healthy Eating & Tobacco Free)
918-453-5000 ext 5657