Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) is a 216-bed 501(C)(3) not-for-profit hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio, providing emergency and surgical care, as well as a wide range of other health-care services; SOMC has been in the community since 1954. It is the mission of SOMC to truly make a difference in the lives of patients, employees, and the surrounding community.

Cancer Center

Our community needs top quality cancer care. At the SOMC Cancer Center, we provide that care with a state-of-the-art cancer center, the latest in cancer-fighting technology and procedures, experienced staff and board-certified doctors.

East Campus

SOMC’s East Campus is home to SOMC Hospice, as well as the SOMC Development Foundation.

Family Health & Primary Care

SOMC has conveniently located family practices throughout the area! Click here for directions, or call 740-356-CARE to set up an appointment with any provider in any location.

Hospice Center

SOMC Hospice is a medically directed supportive service for patients with a life limiting illness and their families. The goal of our program is to provide a continuation of care, which offers patients choices for enhancing the opportunities for completing their lives with dignity, purpose and peace.

LIFE Center

Lifestyle Improvement, Fitness Evaluation. At the SOMC LIFE Center, we are redefining fitness. We believe that building a healthy life goes beyond physical activity, wellness education or even medical intervention. It takes a healthy combination of all these things.

Main Campus

Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Main Campus is located 1805 27th Street in Portsmouth, Ohio. Click here for directions and information.


SOMC currently offers community pharmacy services at two locations in Portsmouth and one in West Union! Our Portsmouth pharmacies are located on the Main Campus and in SOMC’s Portsmouth Family Health Center, located on the South Campus.

Rehabilitation Center

SOMC’s Life Centers offer Outpatient Therapy programs including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Industrial Rehab in a fully integrated space.

South Campus

SOMC’s South Campus is home to the SOMC LIFE Center, SOMC Friends Center and the Medical Office Plaza.

Family Health Centers

SOMC offers family health services in three convenient locations: Portsmouth, Wheelersburg and Waverly.

Wound Healing Center

SOMC’s Wound Healing Center can be found in the Rardin Building on SOMC’s Main Campus.

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