Springfield and Southwest Missouri offer a dynamic setting for the people who live and work here. The area provides a great place to raise a family, strong schools and is very affordable (See related web-sites below).
For those interested in a larger community, Springfield and the immediate area (MSA) consists of a population of more than 400,000. As the third largest city in Missouri, the community has enjoyed significant growth and is considered the economic engine for the state.
Springfield geographic location makes it easy to get to. It resides within just 500 miles of approximately half of the U.S. population. For those wanting a big city get-away, Springfield is just a three-hour drive from St. Louis, Kansas City or Tulsa.
Springfield offers a vast array of cultural and outdoor activities. Local universities and colleges with nearly 40,000 students, provide a number of programs and sporting events. The city s proximity to many large lakes makes it a destination for individuals who like to fish and boat.
For individuals desiring a smaller rural setting, CoxHealth has opportunities in a number of locations that are just twenty-minutes to and hour from Springfield. These communities each have their own charm and comforts. Each has easy access to the many major lakes and provide for endless outdoor activities.
Finally, Southwest Missouri offers a favorable four-season climate that provides an abundance of sunshine, low winds and milder temperatures.
Each CoxHealth facility is well appointed and offers the services needed to support our physicians in their efforts to meet the medical care that is required in the communities served.
CoxHealth is a large integrated system that includes: Cox South Hospital (96 Beds), Cox Medical Center Branson (165 beds), Cox North (72 beds), Meyer Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Hospital (86 Beds), and Cox Monett Hospital (25 Beds). In addition, there are more than 80 clinics ,with 300+ physicians practicing in 18 specialties, that are owned and operated by CoxHealth. The system also has an affiliation with the Ferrell Duncan Clinic that is comprised of 100+ physicians in 23+ specialties.
CoxHealth also offers a variety of services through Oxford Healthcare, Burrell Behavior Health, Cox Home Support and DME, Convenient Care Pharmacies, the Cox Ambulance and Air Care program, and CoxHealth Plans.