Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and you have mild to moderate symptoms, call your doctor. Please DO NOT go to a doctor’s office for testing or treatment unless your doctor has instructed you to do so. If you need a doctor, call 855-733-8863.

To learn more about our response plan, please visit

Neuroscience Services Quality and Certifications

Page Image

Baptist has received Disease-Specific Advanced Certification from Joint Commission in Stroke, and is recognized as a Primary Stroke Center. 

Additionally, in 2017 Baptist earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Quality Achievement Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus. These awards recognizes Baptist’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

Baptist Medical Center has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center’s Neuroscience Services offers quality care through a full range of spine care services. Our level of quality has been recognized by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi through our designation as a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery (BD+).

This designation means that we meet strict national quality and patient safety standards for treatment of osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, herniations, caudaequina syndrome and spine fusion surgeries.

Through the Blue Distinction Center of Excellence program, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi evaluates hospitals and identifies those delivering the highest levels of specialty care. These hospitals have demonstrated better outcomes with fewer complications and readmissions. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi recognizes this higher quality of care with a higher benefit for its members.

So you not only receive the best care, you actually pay less. And that’s just one more reason why Mississippi’s healthcare destination is Baptist…leaders in healthcare, followers in faith.



Find A Doctor



Baptist Medical Clinic

Patients & Visitors


Contact Us

Physician Tools

Careers at Baptist

Employee Links

Online Services

At Baptist Health Systems

At Baptist Medical Center

close ×