× To protect the health of the patients and families we serve, Crawford County Memorial Hospital is implementing visitor restrictions at all our inpatient and outpatient centers, effective immediately.   Read More→

We Care About Women's Health

Crawford County Memorial Hospital believes all women deserve high quality and comprehensive care. From annual exams and prenatal care to managing the symptoms of menopause, we are proud to offer personalized care for women in all stages of life. View Women's Health Services →


UPDATE: Here is the latest on COVID-19

CCMH is committed to the health and safety of its patients, visitors, and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the latest information on COVID-19 preparations at CCMH;

  • According to testing protocols, patients are asked to call ahead to answer the pre-screening questions. Only those patients who meet the testing criteria will receive a COVID-19 test. As of today, there have been 4 reported positive tests in Crawford County.
  • Current visitor restrictions can be found by clicking HERE
  • The LifeServe Blood Center will hold a blood drive at CCMH on Monday, April 6 from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm. All those wishing to donate blood must have an appointment. No walk-ins will be allowed. You can secure an appointment by calling 800-287-4903. LifeServe is al...

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Kayli shares how her family made the decision to say 'yes' to organ and tissue donation after the devestating loss of her 16 year old brother, and how their lives have been positively impacted after that decision. 

Those interested in organ donation can visit https://www.iowadonornetwork.org/ to learn more. 

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News & Events


(Denison, IA) -- The Senior Health Insurance and Information Program (SHIIP), offered through Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH), is a service provided by the Iowa Insurance Division (IID). SHIIP warns seniors to be on the lookout for potential rip-offs.

Scams related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) are rapidly increasing as the public health emergency continues. Scammers are targeting older adults and those with serious long-term health conditions who appear to have a higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19. Fraudsters are attempting to bill Medicare for fake or sham tests and "treatments" related to the coronavirus and are targeting individuals to illegally obtain money or Medicare numbers.

Here are just a few examples of a number of specific COVID-19 frauds that are active.

Social Security Benefits Suspension Scam:  The Social Security Office of the Inspector General has received reports that Soc...

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Our Medical Staff

Attached to the hospital is the CCMH Medical Clinic – Main Campus, which is a provider-based rural health clinic. The Main Campus clinic currently has three family medical physicians, John Ingram, MD; Todd Woollen, MD, FAAFP; and John Lothrop, MD; and Dr. Elizabeth Brandt, a board –certified pediatrician. In addition, three advanced practitioners, Kathy Berens-Brownmiller, PA-C; Julie Graeve, ARNP; and Jill Kierscht, ARNP, are available to ensure the best care for patients of all ages. Drs. Ingram and Woollen also provide obstetrics services for their patients.

The CCMH Medical Clinic – City Center is located at 115 North 14th Street in uptown Denison. The City Center clinic is staffed by two advanced practitioners, Erin Schechinger, DNP and MacKenzi Smith, PA-C. The City Center clinic also houses Jim Greenwood and Jill Wonder. Both are licensed mental health counselors who provide child, family and adult counseling services. The CCMH Emergency Department is headed up by Craig Simons, DO. Dr. Simons is the Medical Director of CCMH Emergency Services.

Our Specialty Staff

CCMH Medical Clinic – Main Campus provides 24-hour coverage for community-based services for orthopaedics, obstetrics/gynecology and general surgery. A recent 6,000 square foot addition provides ample space to accommodate the needs of patients requiring these specialty services. Bradley Lister, MD, orthopaedic surgeon; Lori Johannsen, PA-C, orthopaedics; Douglas Bolda, MD, orthopaedic surgeon; Karl Hasik, MD, OB-GYN; David Wright, DO, general surgeon; and Michael Thorstenson, MD, general surgeon, staff these services for CCMH.