Top Quality Care
We offer highly experienced surgeons, a super low infection rate and top-notch nursing, home health and rehabilitation services.
Of course, the heart of every good orthopedic surgery service is its surgeons. MCDH has one of the best: Jack Bellah, M.D. He prides himself on using the latest tools and techniques based on established best practices.
Dr. Bellah is patient-centered, providing surgical and non-surgical treatment of fractures, arthritis, sports injuries, tumors and congenital deformities. He maintains an office adjacent to the hospital campus in Fort Bragg. Dr. Bellah is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Home Care After Surgery
For an appointment or information, call us at 707-961-4651.
Mendocino Coast Home Health has been providing quality home care to patients on the Mendocino Coast and the surrounding area since 1986. Our service area extends north of Westport to the town of Elk. Our professional staff are noted for their clinical excellence and high patient satisfaction. Professional care is provided in the comfort of the patient’s home. Services that can be provided include: quality nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapies, medical social services and home health aide care. Our professional staff members are trained in many specialties including cancer, cardiac, diabetes, respiratory, newborn, pediatric, orthopedic, rehabilitation and wound/ostomy care.
“Getting our patients in and out of the hospital without infections after surgery is our number #1 priority,” says Infection Control Officer Emmet O’Connell, who notes that MCDH’s infection rate is among the lowest in the country. “Our goal is zero infections,” he says.
Full Range of Services – Reliable, Friendly
- Patient-centered care
- Fast, accurate results
- Expert staff
- FastTrack anti-coagulation service
- Results sent to your doctor
“Our Laboratory Department provides a full range of clinical laboratory, medicine, pathology, and transfusion services,” says Emmet O’Connell, CIC, CLS, lab supervisor and infection control officer for the hospital.
“Under the supervision of a physician Pathologist, our Clinical and Pathology Laboratories allow for a wide variety of tests to assist doctors in diagnosis and treatment.
“Over 95% of requested tests are performed in-house, reducing delays in reporting results. Extensive testing of control materials ensures that test results are of the highest quality.”
Inpatient and Outpatient Physical Therapy
Our Physical Therapy Department provides inpatient ,outpatient and home health treatment for numerous conditions. In addition to all standard physical therapy treatments, such as Neurological, Orthopaedic and Sports rehabilitations, we also offer: use of our Rehabilitation Gym for employees and former patients and classes on what to expect before you have your surgery.