Carthage Area Hospital

About Carthage Area Hospital

Carthage Area Hospital (CAH) was established as a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) rural community hospital in 1965.The facility is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital that serves approximately 83,000 residents living in Jefferson, northern Lewis and southern St. Lawrence Counties.

The Hospital is proud to serve both civilian and military personnel and their families at Fort Drum. Carthage Area Hospital continues efforts to expand and improve needed healthcare services and technologies for our dedicated warriors in the 10th Mountain Division and the Carthage & surrounding communities.

Our motto “The Place for Personal Care,” is our commitment to the community that we will provide compassionate, personalized, high quality healthcare in partnership with local communities.


Medical Student Intern

August 2019 - August 2019 Carthage, NY
“Overall, it was interesting to learn the advantages and disadvantages of working in a rural healthcare setting. I got to rotate in the different departments at the hospital so I could gain insight on what goes on a day-to-day basis. ”
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