About the Organization
Riverview Regional Medical Center consistently ranks as one of the top hospitals in the Gadsden Metropolitan Area. Recognized for advanced technology, innovative treatments, collaboration among Alabamas leading health care professionals and a highly compassionate patient care team, Riverview serves as a vital healthcare facility for residents of numerous surrounding communities and cities as well as patients from around the state.
At Riverview, we offer:
Diagnostic and interventional cardiology
Minimally-invasive surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic
24-hour emergency care
281-bed in-patient hospitalization tower
Care and treatment for all ages, ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics and every stage in between
In addition to primary and specialized care, we offer a comprehensive range of complimentary services and programs, including a Heart and Vascular Center, Sleep Lab, Heartburn Treatment Center, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, and Imaging Center.
Riverview was the first hospital in Gadsden to revolutionize surgery through the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. Other medical advances and firsts include:
Heart and Vascular Center featuring two fully digital catheterization labs and a pacemaker/defibrillation lab
First hospital in the area to offer a 64-slice CT scanner
First hospital to install a patient archiving communication system (PACS) to allow physicians to view all digital radiology reports via a web based program
Newly renovated Emergency Department with electronic documentation to enhance the documentation of nurses and physicians
Heartburn Treatment Center - only one in Northeast Alabama that offers Bravo, a catheter-free system for testing reflux
About the Community
Gadsden, Alabama: The All-American City
Riverview is fortunate to be located in beautiful downtown Gadsden, right in the middle of The All-American City. Majestic landscapes, beautiful mountains and crystal clear lakes surround our hospital. Gadsden offers family sports centers, boating, golfing and shopping, all in the midst of a community with a big city feel.
Where you can work, play, shop and stay! Come to Historic Downtown Gadsden for great shopping at unique stores and boutiques, dine at local eateries, enjoy community fellowship and fun activities. We're sure you will enjoy our local events such as First Friday, Third Thursday, and various exhibits at The Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts.
Our home city offers many programs and amenities for residents and visitors. We are proud to support many of Gadsden and Etowah Countys civic, charitable, non-profit and youth organizations that give back to others throughout the year. Some of the organizations we support include:
United Way of Etowah County
Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation
Downtown Gadsden Inc.
American Heart Association
American Cancer Society
American Red Cross
Additionally, Gadsden is a progressive city in which to do business. Its filled with a variety of established and new businesses staffed by employees possessing strong work ethics. Industries in the Gadsden area include Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Koch Foods, Keystone Foods, Inteva Products, and Fehrer Automotive.