410 North "M" Street Hugo, OK 74743
Hours Of Operations:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Wednesday’s hours of operation are 10:00.am. to 4:30 p.m.)
The Choctaw Nation Health Clinic located in Hugo, Oklahoma is a small, rural Joint Commissioned accredited ambulatory health care center. Originally built in 1975, the clinic was completely renovated in 2010 into a modern state of the art facility. This busy health care facility with 25 staff serves the tri-state area of Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas. It provides ambulatory outpatient health care to approximately 1,600 patients per month in the surrounding rural community.
Full time providers at the health center include 2 Physicians, 1 Physician Assistant, and 1 Dentist. A Speech Language Pathologist is employed 3 days per week and a Podiatrist is employed 2 days a week.
The clinic renders outpatient services in general family medicine (pediatrics through geriatrics), medical imaging, nutritional counseling, behavioral health, audiology, diabetic education, community health nursing, and laboratory services. Acute and chronic disease management are triaged daily. The clinic contracts for specialty services.
The pharmacy is staffed with 2 pharmacists and 1 pharmacy technician and it offers an anticoagulation clinic which meets national standards for anticoagulation therapy management. This includes blood testing the patient’s Coumadin levels in order to make safe dosage adjustments. It complies with the guidelines for Coumadin dosing and monitoring as recommended by the American College of Chest Physicians.
The city of Hugo is located in beautiful Kiamichi Country in the tri-state area of southeast Oklahoma 25 miles north of the Texas state line and has a population of approximately 5,500. It is the county seat of Choctaw County and it is nicknamed “Circus City U.S.A.” because it serves as winter quarters for 2 local circuses. Just 7 miles to the east of the clinic is the Kiamichi Park on Hugo Lake. The Kiamichi Park offers 86 campsites and recreational facilities for boating, fishing, camping, and picnicking. The counties of this area share a common history and heritage. There are many historic and cultural resources that are valuable assets to the region.
Julene Carter, ector
Angela M. Algire, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Christina A. Brown, M.D., Physician, Family Practice
Paul W. Hamra, Dentist
MaLinda G. Pollard, Speech Pathologist
Tejaswi B. Thippeswamy, M.D., Physician, Family Practice