Awards & Recognition

It's always nice to be recognized for outstanding care, and the hospitals of Meridian Health have received their share of awards.

Southern Ocean Medical Center is proud to have received the following recognition over the years:

  • Bariatric Program designated Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • Designated Primary Stroke Center
  • Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer
  • Recognized as Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association's Start! Fit-friendly Companies
  • Joint Commission Certification

To learn more about Meridian Health's many recognitions, visit the Awards section of