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Medical Services

Sanford Luverne Medical Center prides itself on the vast amount of medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic services we have to offer. 

Birth Center

Sanford Luverne Medical Center offers beautiful, home-like birthing rooms designed for ultimate patient comfort and safety. The rooms include whirlpools, Cable TV, DVD players, and access to a fully-stocked nutrition center. The Birth Center is equipped for vaginal deliveries and Cesarean births.

Chemical Dependency

Sanford Luverne Medical Center's Chemical Dependency Outpatient Program is designed to provide treatment for people with substance abuse or dependency problems. The program allows clients who can abstain from alcohol, drugs and gambling for short periods of time (1-3 days) without supervision, to participate in treatment without leaving their families, homes, and work or school responsibilities.


Every patient receiving chemotherapy is unique and responds differently to chemotherapy treatments. The goal of our chemotherapy team is to assist cancer patients in obtaining the maximum benefits from their treatments, with the least amount of side effects and risk. Efforts are made to help patients maintain as normal of a lifestyle as possible.


Colon cancer screenings are recommended starting at age 50 for those of average risk. Patients with a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps should contact their physicians as they may need to be screened at a younger age, and have follow-up exams at more frequent intervals.

Diagnostic and Ancillary Services

The hospital provides a range of diagnostic and ancillary services including: lab, EKG, x-ray, stress testing, etc. for our patients. 

Emergency Care

Sanford Luverne Medical Center's Emergency Department provides emergency care 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Our Emergency Department is staffed with registered nurses who are certified in Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Physicians are on call 24-hours-a-day. Support staff is available 24-hours-a-day to assist physicians with diagnosis and treatment.

Family Medicine

Make a personal, lifelong connection with a family medicine clinician at one of our Sanford Clinics. Our family medicine team specializes in preventive care as well as the diagnosis and management of chronic conditions.  


Our mission is to provide a quality program that will increase cardiovascular conditioning to people with coronary artery disease, educate participants and their families to make lifestyle changes/choices to decrease their risks for coronary artery disease, and progress them to an optimal physical, psychological, vocational, and social health level.

Home Care

Sanford Luverne Medical Center Home Care is a branch of the Visiting Nurses Assoiciation (VNA) Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Home care services are provided by licensed staff under the direction of your physician.


Sanford Hospice Luverne provides quality, compassionate end-of-life care for terminally ill persons. Hospice care focuses on quality of life, comfort and dignity for patients and their families. Persons of all ages diagnosed with a terminal illness and with a life expectancy of six months or less are eligible for hospice services.

Inpatient Care

Inpatient Care

  • Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics
  • Monitored Bed Unit
  • Swing Bed/Skilled Care
  • Acute Hospice
  • Respite Care 


Mammography is a type of diagnostic imaging that uses low-dose x-rays (radiographs) to examine breasts. Mammograms are used as a screening tool to detect early breast cancer in women experiencing no symptoms and to detect breast disease in women experiencing symptoms such as a lump, pain or nipple discharge.

Outpatient Care

Outpatient Care

  • IV Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Wound Therapy


The therapy team at Sanford Luverne provides customized rehabilitative care - helping patients get back to the business of life. Patients recovering from an illness, injury or surgery can receive expert therapy here in Luverne with the latest rehabilitation techniques and equipment.



Sanford Luverne Medical Center's Surgery Department is dedicated to your safety, privacy, and comfort. Surgical services are available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.

Our general surgeon, specialty physicians, and experienced surgical staff are qualified and capable of performing many surgeries right here in Luverne.

Transitional Care

Transitional Care

Transitional care is a private-pay admission in which patients want to stay in a hospital, but do not meet Medicare or insurance guidelines. The rate for this service is dependent on the patient needs assessment.
Vascular Care

Vascular Care

The Sanford vascular team, comprised of fellowship-trained, board certified vascular surgeons, are committed to providing patients in Worthington with state-of-the-art total vascular care. Our experts treat conditions affecting the veins and arteries within your body. Most commonly, vascular surgeons provide consultations and minimally invasive treatments for aneurysms, carotid artery disease, excessive sweating, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, limb preservation and wound healing and poor circulation.