About Us

Located in the scenic Maine Highlands region, Northern Light Mayo Hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 26,000 residents in Piscataquis and adjacent Penobscot and Somerset counties.

First opening in 1978, Mayo Hospital is a 25 bed, non-profit, critical access hospital staffed with great nursing and clinical support and a team of primary care physicians and specialists including hospital-based inpatient physicians that provide coverage 24/7 (hospitalists), primary care,, internal medicine, OBGYN, pediatrics, urology, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and behavioral health. Our emergency department handles more than 10,000 visits and our ambulances and emergency medical services (EMS) responders bring the face of Northern Light Mayo Hospital out into the community often when least expected but urgently needed.

Our core mission has always been to provide high-quality, compassionate healthcare to those who live and work in our communities. To further this mission, Mayo has outpatient health centers in the towns of Corinth, Dexter, Dover-Foxcroft, and Milo.

Dover-Foxcroft, the county seat of Piscataquis County, has a population of 4,200 and is located 38 miles northwest of Bangor.