COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE

A MESSAGE FROM THE

CEO

I welcome you to Yoakum County Hospital as a visitor, patient, applicant, or interested physician. As you explore our website, please feel free to contact me or any of our caring staff with questions or comments. Proudly serving Denver City and surrounding communities since 1949, Yoakum County Hospital offers a wide variety of services close to home. Whether it is an emergency affecting you or a member of your family, a simple outpatient test, surgery, dialysis, or bringing your new baby into this world, I am confident that you can count on our caring staff to provide you with competent and compassionate services. Our physicians and technology are on the cutting edge and our staff is a highly skilled group of professionals. At Yoakum County Hospital, we go the extra mile by giving you that extra attention with excellent quality healthcare you can trust.

Newman Wheeler, CEO

QUALITY.
CONVENIENCE.

THE HEARTBEAT OF YCH

I welcome you to Yoakum County Hospital as a visitor, patient, applicant, or interested physician. As you explore our website, please feel free to contact me or any of our caring staff with questions or comments. Proudly serving Denver City and surrounding communities since 1949, Yoakum County Hospital offers a wide variety of services close to home. Whether it is an emergency affecting you or a member of your family, a simple outpatient test, surgery, dialysis, or bringing your new baby into this world, I am confident that you can count on our caring staff to provide you with competent and compassionate services. Our physicians and technology are on the cutting edge and our staff is a highly skilled group of professionals. At Yoakum County Hospital, we go the extra mile by giving you that extra attention with excellent quality healthcare you can trust.

THE HISTORY

OF YOAKUM COUNTY HOSPITAL

1949
1949

Yoakum County Hospital opens its doors with nine patient rooms, an operating room, maternity ward, and business office. Operated by Yoakum County, YCH was a general short term hospital managed by a Board of Directors.

1954
1954

An expansion raised the hospital to a 30 bed capacity.

 
1963
1963

Additions to the hospital resulted in 11 new patient rooms, new business offices, laboratory, x-ray, surgery, and labor and delivery rooms.

 
1973
1973

Yoakum County Hospital opens an Emergency Room facility.

 
1989
1989

After major renovations of all areas in October, Yoakum County Hospital reduces the patient beds from 41 to 24.

 
2001
2001

West Texas Medical Center opens in August. The rural health clinic includes five physician offices, 14 exam rooms, and four procedure rooms.

 
2003
2003

Yoakum County Hospital Home Health begins seeing patients in May.

 
2004
2004

Dialysis Services of West Texas opens a new 4,530 square foot facility. A major renovation of the Emergency Room, Outpatient Surgery and Labor and Delivery rooms is completed in July. West Texas Lifestyle & Rehab Center opens it’s doors in September.

 
2006
2006

West Texas Medical Center Annex opens it’s doors in August.

 
2007
2007

In April, West Texas Medical Center merges with West Texas Medical Center Annex and adds three physician offices, nine patient exam rooms, and treatments rooms. A renovation also expands the hospital's Medical Records, Business Office and Administration Departments.

 
1949
1949

Yoakum County Hospital opens its doors with nine patient rooms, an operating room, maternity ward, and business office. Operated by Yoakum County, YCH was a general short term hospital managed by a Board of Directors.

1954
1954

An expansion raised the hospital to a 30 bed capacity.

 
1963
1963

Additions to the hospital resulted in 11 new patient rooms, new business offices, laboratory, x-ray, surgery, and labor and delivery rooms.

 
1973
1973

Yoakum County Hospital opens an Emergency Room facility.

 
1989
1989

After major renovations of all areas in October, Yoakum County Hospital reduces the patient beds from 41 to 24.

 
2001
2001

West Texas Medical Center opens in August. The rural health clinic includes five physician offices, 14 exam rooms, and four procedure rooms.

 
2003
2003

Yoakum County Hospital Home Health begins seeing patients in May.

 
2004
2004

Dialysis Services of West Texas opens a new 4,530 square foot facility. A major renovation of the Emergency Room, Outpatient Surgery and Labor and Delivery rooms is completed in July. West Texas Lifestyle & Rehab Center opens it’s doors in September.

 
2006
2006

West Texas Medical Center Annex opens it’s doors in August.

 
2007
2007

In April, West Texas Medical Center merges with West Texas Medical Center Annex and adds three physician offices, nine patient exam rooms, and treatments rooms. A renovation also expands the hospital's Medical Records, Business Office and Administration Departments.

 
1949
1949

Yoakum County Hospital opens its doors with nine patient rooms, an operating room, maternity ward, and business office. Operated by Yoakum County, YCH was a general short term hospital managed by a Board of Directors.

1954
1954

An expansion raised the hospital to a 30 bed capacity.

 
1963
1963

Additions to the hospital resulted in 11 new patient rooms, new business offices, laboratory, x-ray, surgery, and labor and delivery rooms.

 
1973
1973

Yoakum County Hospital opens an Emergency Room facility.

 
1989
1989

After major renovations of all areas in October, Yoakum County Hospital reduces the patient beds from 41 to 24.

 
2001
2001

West Texas Medical Center opens in August. The rural health clinic includes five physician offices, 14 exam rooms, and four procedure rooms.

 
2003
2003

Yoakum County Hospital Home Health begins seeing patients in May.

 
2004
2004

Dialysis Services of West Texas opens a new 4,530 square foot facility. A major renovation of the Emergency Room, Outpatient Surgery and Labor and Delivery rooms is completed in July. West Texas Lifestyle & Rehab Center opens it’s doors in September.

 
2006
2006

West Texas Medical Center Annex opens it’s doors in August.

 
2007
2007

In April, West Texas Medical Center merges with West Texas Medical Center Annex and adds three physician offices, nine patient exam rooms, and treatments rooms. A renovation also expands the hospital's Medical Records, Business Office and Administration Departments.

 

Frank Goodman, DO, MS is a new physician joining Yoakum County Hospital medical team in September. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, he spent his childhood growing up around that area, mostly in rural Texas cutting horse country near Weatherford. He graduated from Fossil Ridge High School in Keller, Texas where he met his now wife, Danielle and went on to the University of North Texas for undergrad and Masters degree. He graduated from William Carey University of College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2018, during which he enjoyed his time learning medicine in rural Louisiana where they had their first child, Nathan. Dr. Goodman completed residency training in Osteopathic Family Medicine at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma in June of 2021 where he completed a Women’s Health Obstetrical track as one focus of his Family Medicine residency training. In Tulsa they also welcomed their second son Nick. Dr. Goodman then completed Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at OSU Medical Center. Dr. Goodman prides himself on providing wide-scope services in a Family Practice setting with a focus on promoting the body’s self-healing mechanisms with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. For the last two years, he worked for Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings Emergency Department while completing his training in Tulsa. He has advanced training in musculoskeletal diagnostics and treatment procedures, Alzheimer’s disease treatment, along with his passions for maternity and preventative care. When not working, he enjoys hiking, hunting, fishing, and sports, cooking for the family, and evenings relaxing on the couch with the entire family watching a good movie or show.