Sierra Vista Hospital

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Visiting Hours

Visits to patients in rooms on the hospital’s second floor are allowed between the hours of 11am and 5pm.

The hospital has adopted the Well Screen, a new automated screening process. Everyone (including patients and staff) are to go through the screening kiosks at the entrance and get screened before coming in to the hospital and clinics.

Our Hospital

We are a community-operated 15 bed Critical Access Hospital and we are members of the New Mexico Hospitals and Health Systems Association.

Sierra Vista Hospital‘s commitment has always been to serve the 13,000 residents, as well as the 900,000 visitors who come to enjoy Sierra County and Elephant Butte Lake State Park annually. We are committed to providing healthcare that is sensitive, compassionate, promptly delivered and cost effective.

Our new facility features the latest technology and equipment to insure top notch patient care.

We offer dedicated, caring doctors, nurses, and professional staff. Our highly skilled team and board-certified surgeon are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to our patients and community.

And we are proud to serve you right here in your hometown!

Hospital Services

  • Ambulance Service
  • Community Health Center
  • Emergency Services
  • Cardiopulmonary Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Counseling Center
  • Radiology Services
  • Specialty Clinics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Surgical Services
  • Cardiovascular Services

Surgical Services

  • EGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Sebaceous Cyst Removal
  • Colon resection (Lap & Open)
  • Breast Surgery
  • Port Placement
  • Hernia Surgery (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy (Gall Bladder Removal)
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery (THD)

Mission, Vision and Goals Statements


Sierra Vista Hospital is a community-owned resource that strives to meet the Healthcare needs of Sierra County through the provision of health services, leadership, and collaboration.


Our vision is to be a trusted partner providing a modern, sustainable Healthcare system that is a beacon of hope on the hill for all. Sierra Vista Hospital is committed to provide the highest quality care in the most cost-efficient manner, respecting the dignity of the individual, providing for the well-being of the community, and serving the needs of all people.


  • We will be fiscally responsible.
  • We will strive for quality/performance improvement.
  • We will continue expansion of services.
  • We will work to create a new facility.
  • We will encourage recruitment and retention of qualified professionals and support staff.