Deer’s Head State Hospital

Founded: Authorized by Chapter 994, Acts of 1945; established in 1950
Location
: Wicomico County, MD

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1963-1964
    Notes:
    CHRONIC DISEASE HOSPITALSJames A. McCallum, M.D., Superintendent
    A. S. Dowling, M.D., Medical Director

    Florence I. Mahoney, M.D., Director, Physical Medicine and
    Rehabilitation

    2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore 18 Telephone: 889-3080

    In 1947 the General Assembly authorized three Chronic Disease
    Hospitals for patients who cannot obtain elsewhere the special fa-
    cilities needed for their care (Code 1957, Art. 43, secs. 599-603). Three
    hospitals are under the supervision of the Bureau of Medical Services
    and Hospitals.

    Deer’s Head State Hospital

    Robert J. Gore, M.D., Chief Physician
    H. Lee Chambers, Business Manager

    Salisbury (Wicomico County) Telephone: Pioneer 2-2164

    Deer’s Head State Hospital, authorized by Chapter 994, Acts of
    1945, was established in 1950 and has facilities for 284 patients.
    Staff: 262.

    Montebello State Hospital

    Orlyn Wood, M.D., Chief Physician
    Robert W. Hansen, Business Manager

    2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore 18 Telephone: 889-3080

    Montebello State Hospital, authorized by Chapter 412, Acts of
    1951, opened in 1953 as the principal unit of the Chronic Disease
    Hospital System. Its principal emphasis is on rehabilitation. Its bed
    capacity is 481.
    Staff: 470.

    Western Maryland State Hospital

    I. B. Lyon, M.D., Chief Physician
    John R. Cochran, Business Manager

    Hagerstown (Washington County) Telephone: Regent 9-6300

    Western Maryland State Hospital, authorized by Chapter 53, Acts
    of 1952, was established in 1957 and has facilities for 298 patients.
    Staff: 260.
    Source: Hall of Records Commission, Maryland Manual, 1963-1964 Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission: 77

  • Dates: 1965-1966
    Notes: CHRONIC DISEASE HOSPITALS
    James A. McCallum, M.D., Superintendent
    A. S. Dowling, M.D., Medical Director
    Florence 1. Mahoney, M.D., Director, Physical Medicine and
    Rehabilitation
    2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore 21218 Telephone: 88&-3080
    In 1947 the General Assembly authorized three Chronic Disease
    Hospitals for patients who cannot obtain elsewhere the special fa-
    cilities needed for their care (Code 1957, Art. 43, sees. 599-603). Three
    hospitals are under the supervision of the Bureau of Medical Services
    and Hospitals.
    Staff (Central Direction and Services): 1965, 14; Staff: 1966, 17.
    Deer’s Head State Hospital
    Robert J. Gore, M.D., Chief Physician
    H. Lee Chambers, Business Manager
    Salisbury (Wicomico County) 21801 Telephone: Pioneer 2-2164
    Deer’s Head State Hospital, authorized by Chapter 994, Acts of
    1945, was established in 1950 and has facilities for 284 patients.
    Staff: 1965, 254; Staff: 1966, 266.
    Montebello State Hospital
    George F. Ellinger, M.D., Chief Physician
    Robert W. Hansen, Business Manager
    2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore 21218 Telephone: 889-3080
    Montebello State Hospital, authorized by Chapter 412, Acts of
    1951, opened in 1953 as the principal unit of the Chronic Disease
    Hospital System. Its principal emphasis is on rehabilitation. Its bed
    capacity is 481.
    Staff: 1965, 481; Staff: 1966, 493.
    Western Maryland State Hospital
    1. B. Lyon, M.D., Chief Physician
    John R. Cochran, Business Manager
    Hagerstown (Washington County) 21740 Telephone: Regent 9-6300
    •Western Maryland State Hospital, authorized by Chapter 53, Acts
    of 1952, was established in 1957 and has facilities for 298 patients.
    Staff: 1965, 261; Staff: 1966, 270.
    Source: Hall of Records Commission, Maryland Manual, 1965-1966 Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission: 82