Orthopedic Care is  One of Our Specialties

When you need orthopedic services, we offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient orthopedic care for everything from shoulders, hips and knees to hands and ankles. That goes for children and adults.

The orthopedic team includes a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, nurses that specialize in joint replacement patients, physical therapists and more. From arthritis treatment to joint replacement orthopedic surgery, you can trust our orthopedic services.

For rehabilitation, our specially trained therapists provide individualized physical and occupational therapy treatment.

We provide the exceptional service we’d want to experience ourselves!

Together, we made sure Cheryl's heart was beating strong.

Seated in an exam room of the Emergency Department, Cheryl Wessels remembers saying to her nurse, “I don’t belong here.”

And that’s the last thing Cheryl remembers before she died.

Read Cheryl's amazing story

Committed to Excellence & Your Good Health

Our Purpose

We’re here for one purpose: To provide the highest quality healthcare possible, in a compassionate, respectful and caring manner. The comfort of our patients and their families is of utmost importance.

We are proud to provide outstanding medical care to our friends, family and neighbors in southwest Iowa – with a wide range of services utilizing the latest technology and with highly skilled staff. Our vision is to always strive to be the best rural hospital in the country for patients to receive care, employees to work and physicians to practice.

Latest News

Healthy U: Colon Cancer: Myths and Misconceptions

Healthy U: Colon Cancer: Myths and Misconceptions Atlantic, IA – The March session of Healthy U will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Cass County Health System.  The program, Colon Cancer: Myths and Misconceptions will be presented by Dr. Chad McCance, M.D., F.A.C.S..  Dr. McCance began his practice at


CCHS Announces Darci Young named to 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2019

ATLANTIC – Cass County Health System is excited to announce that Darci Young, BSN, RN, was among the honorees named in the 100 Great Iowa Nurses for the 2019 award class.  Patients, colleagues, and nursing leaders nominated more than 500 nurses from across the state for this prestigious award.  Honorees


New Low Dose Lung Cancer Screenings Available at CCHS

For Immediate Release New Low Dose Lung Cancer Screenings Available at CCHS ATLANTIC – A new lung cancer screening test is now available at Cass County Health System. To detect potential lung cancers, patients can undergo a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan in the Diagnostic Imaging department. “Much like a