Memorial Medical Center

Experience Counts! Recipient of the "Best Hospital" Reader's Choice Award 2003 - 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2021!
Voted Best Place to Work 2021 and Best Cancer Center 2021

Plus numerous other awards for the 2021 Bulletin's Best of the Mesilla Valley, including:

  • Best Local Heroes - MMC Emergency & COVID-19 Units Staff (Lifesavers!)
  • First, Second & Third Best Nurses all work at Memorial Medical Center
  • Best Physical Therapy Facility
  • Best Mental Health Facility
  • Best Medical Group - Memorial Cancer Center

Many of the winning physicians are also on the medical staff at MMC:

  • First, Second & Third Best Cardiologist
  • First & Third Best Cosmetic Surgeon
  • First, Second & Third Best Gastroenterologist
  • Second Place Best Hearing Care Provider
  • First, Second & Third Best Oncologist
  • First, Second & Third Best Orthopedist
  • First & Third Best Pediatrician
  • First, Second & Third Best Physician
  • First, Second & Third Best Podiatrist
  • First & Third Best Surgeon

Located in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico - between the stunning Organ Mountains and the rambling Rio Grande - Memorial Medical Center serves the more than 300,000 residents of Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, and the surrounding region. We offer comprehensive care to our patients, including the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Nothing is more important to us than patient safety and delivering the highest quality care. In addition to our everyday concentration on these goals, Memorial Medical Center is an enthusiastic partner hospital of the National Patient Safety Foundation and participant in the organization's "Stand Up for Patient Safety" campaign.

We are also one of twelve hospitals in New Mexico that have joined the New Mexico Medical Review Association (NMMRA) in a focused effort to enhance methodology and ensure the best treatment for each and every patient each and every time.

Our Leadership Team

John Harris

Chief Executive Officer
575.521.2258 or 575.521.2291

Caryn Iverson, RN, DHA, MSN, MBA

Chief Nursing Officer

Don Hislop, RN, BSN, MA

Associate Chief Nursing Officer

Dolores Gomez, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Steve Winegeart

Chief Financial Officer

Mary Armijo, MBA, MS CIS, FACHE

Associate Administrator

Perry Ballard, MSN

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Board of Trustees

(Phone messages are taken in Administration 575.521.2258)

Robert Garza, PE

Frances Scappaticci, RN
Vice Chair

Johnathan Owens, MD


Rob Shoots, MD

Brandon Young

Fernando Macias

Gary Esslinger

City Manager Pili Ifo

Ifo Pili

Alvin Dominguez