The Path to Health

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Our Health Mission

 Northeastern Tribal Health system strives to promote good health and prevent disease while providing quality health care to the surrounding Native American Community. 

Our Goal

 Northeastern Tribal Health system aims to empower and educate the surrounding Native American Community to achieve and maintain the best possible health. 

Our Vision

The Northeastern Tribal Health System staff and facility will serve as a prime resource and advocate for health in the surrounding Native American Community, linking it to the health care system, actively identifying existing and evolving health care needs, and striving to meet those needs.

Experience and Professionalism

With years of experience, our medical team will assess you and create a custom recovery plan that's right for you. We understand the importance of educating you on the most effective ways to take care of your body, so that you can heal quickly. 

Physicians Who Care

Not only will our doctors treat your existing conditions, we also work to prevent pain and illness from occurring. We strive to help you improve your quality of life, achieve your wellness goals, and heal your body to live your best life possible.  

5 Tenants of Northeastern Tribal health System


 Patients, staff, family and community will value each other and treat one another with courtesy and consideration. 


 Northeastern Tribal Health System staff is part of a team, which also  includes the surrounding Native American Community, individual patients,  family members, and other health care resources. 


 We strive to be aware of the Native American Community’s needs and to find ways to address those needs. 


 We work  toward health and well being in all aspects—physical, psychological,  social, and spiritual—of the lives of our patients, staff, families, and  surrounding Native American community.  


 Rational,  effective, cooperative, and compassionate use of limited resources to  accomplish the mission and promote long-term health and function of the  surrounding Native American community.   

Emergency Care


Northeastern Tribal Health System is not an Emergency Room. Time is valuable in the case of heart attack and stroke. Patients having an emergency i.e. chest pain, severe abdominal pain,  extreme shortness of breath, stroke symptoms should call 911 and go to  the nearest Emergency Room. 

If less urgent but not a minor problem, patients should go to the  Claremore Indian Hospital where an emergency room is open continuously.  The hospital is located at Will Rogers Blvd. and Moore Street. The  address is 101 South Moore Street, Claremore, Oklahoma 74017. The  Claremore Indian Hospital phone number is (918) 342-6200.  

Patients may also go to W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah.  The  hospital is located at 100 S. Bliss Ave, Tahlequah, OK  74464.  W.W.  Hastings phone number is (918) 458-3100 or toll free (877) 838-3100.

Patients receiving emergency care at any non Indian facility must  report the visit to Northeastern Tribal Health System Purchased Referred  Care Department at (918) 542-1655 within 72 hours from the beginning of  care. The medical data about each case is evaluated by the Purchased  Referred Care Review Committee to determine priority for payment.



The Medical Appointment desk and Registration is located in the lobby area. 

If you need to schedule a medical appointment please call (918)-332-4478

Patient Appointment Policy Approved 

March 2019

Patients needing to schedule a new patient appointment, or   re-establishing  care appointment (i.e. have not seen a primary care  provider within the previous two years) with a medical provider, will be  required to call the  New Patient Appointment line at 918-332-4430,  beginning at 8:00 a.m. on the first Wednesday of the each month.   Patients will be required to leave a voice message, with their name,  date of birth and a callback number.  Patients will be scheduled for an  available appointment, for the following month in the order in which the  messages are received.    When the total number of messages received  meets or exceeds the number of appointments available, the outgoing  message on the voicemail will be changed, advising patients that all  appointments are full, and patients will need to call back the following  month.  Once all appointment slots are full, any remaining patients who  have left messages will be contacted and their name will be placed on a  waiting list.  In the event of a cancellation, patients may be  contacted for an available appointment slot from the names on the  waiting list.  

Same Day Appointments


NTHS will be utilizing a Same Day Appointment System. Patients will need  to call (918) 332-4363 to schedule an appointment. This number is a  dedicated line specifically for same day appointments only. Phone lines will open at 7:30 a.m., Monday–Friday. Patients need to call  and leave a message. Messages will be returned in the order they are  received. The same day appointment system is for current active medical  patients with an acute illness. 

NTHS is NOT an emergency facility. Some patients will be instructed  to seek care at an EMERGENCY ROOM where life saving equipment and  medications are available.

Contact Us

Main Phone


Northeastern Tribal Health System

Northeast Tribal Health Center, Miami, Oklahoma 74354, United States

P.O. Box 1498, Miami, Oklahoma 74355

Business Hours

Open today

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Closed: Weekends, Federal Holidays, and first Wednesday morning of each month until 1 p.m. for staff meetings. 

For after-hours care contact:

Claremore Indian Hospital at (918) 342-6200

Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings at (918) 458-3100

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