Fort Madison Community Hospital

Dedicated to improving the health of Fort Madison and surrounding communities, FMCH provides top-quality health care services in our full-service medical facility. Being named a Top Iowa Workplace for the past five years, is evident in the personalized care that you will receive by each of our employees whether you visit one of our FMP&S Clinics, the emergency department, rehabilitation services or stay with us as an inpatient. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.



FMP&S General Surgery Welcomes Dr. Tommeraasen

Fort Madison Community Hospital is pleased to welcome General Surgeon, Dr. Miles Tommeraasen to our medical staff. Dr. Tommeraasen joins Dr. Riggs Bagan in the FMP&S General Surgery Clinic.

Dr. Tommeraasen brings a high level of expertise and experience to the FMCH surgical team, having practiced for over thirty years.  He received his Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska College Of Medicine, completing a Residency there as well.  He also completed a General Surgery Residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado.  He practiced with Nebraska Surgical Specialists in Lincoln, Nebraska for fourteen years prior to becoming a locum tenen physician in January of 2016. 

You can make an appointment with Dr. Tommeraasen by calling FMP&S General Surgery, 319-376-2756 or by going online to the MyHealth patient portal at


FMCH Health Care University for High School Students

Fort Madison Community Hospital is excited to once again offer a program for high school students interested in the health care field, FMCH Health Care University. This program is designed to educate and expose students to the different career opportunities available. Benefits of the program include developing new skills, gaining valuable education, and giving back to the community through hands on learning.

There will be 5 educational sessions and students will hear from several different entities at the hospital. FMCH Health Care University will also give students the opportunity to go through an abbreviated orientation that every new hospital employee completes prior to starting.

The program will run Monday, June 19- Friday, June 23, 2017 in the morning. More information...

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Upcoming Events

  • MAY

    Breastfeeding Class

    6:00PM - 8:30 PM

    This is a one-day class and is open to expectant mothers in their last trimester. This class will help to prepare mom and her partner for breastfeeding and will also offer support for mom when she begins to breastfeed. Topics include: Benefits of breastfeeding, techniques, troubleshooting, and a question/answer time.

  • MAY

    Prepared Childbirth

    9:00AM - 3:30 PM

    This class is offered during the last trimester. This classwill prepare mom and her partner for the birth experience. Topics include: relaxation, breathing, pain control, labor & delivery, C-Section, mom & baby care and breastfeeding. A tour of The BirthPlace is included. Lunch is provided. Please make certain to call and pre-register so that our lunch numbers are correct.

  • MAY

    Diabetes Support Group

    4:00PM - 5:00 PM

    Fort Madison Community Hospital will be hosting a Diabetes Support Group on Thursday, May 11 from 4-5 p.m. Registered Dietician Cathy Mehmert will be presenting “Carbohydrate Counting.” This free educational session will be held in the FMCH Conference Rooms, located in the Business Center at FMCH.

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