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Southern Ohio Medical Center

About SOMC

Southern Oho Medical Center (SOMC) is a 248 bed regional medical center located in the beautiful valley of southern Ohio.  SOMC has something very unique.  We offer a state-of-the-art facility with the best technology – all while maintaining a small town atmosphere.

In our commitment to excellence SOMC holds the following top awards and accreditations: Magnet Recognition Status for Nursing Excellence (the only hospital in the region to hold this designation), Fortune's '100 Best Companies to Work For' 13 years and running and currently the #1 Company in Ohio, OSHA's VPP Safety Star, People Magazine's '50 Companies that Care,' and more.

The city of Portsmouth is a family-oriented community with a progressive school system, a local university, and a young physician population, which makes this an excellent place to practice and raise a family.  Located along the Ohio River, Portsmouth is one of the most picturesque regions in the state surrounded by rolling hills, lush hardwood forests, and scenic waterways.  Portsmouth is 2 hours south of Columbus and east of Cincinnati, with easy access to major metropolitan areas in the tri-state region.

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