About Us


St. Joseph’s is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute®, the Norton Thoracic Institute, Center for Women's Health, University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, and a Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. The hospital is also a respected center for orthopedics, internal medicine, primary care and many other medical services. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph’s among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.

Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph’s was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. The hospital is part of Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with more than 40 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada.  Our 595-bed, not-for-profit hospital provides a wide range of health, social and support services.

More About St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center


Our History

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has been serving the people of Phoenix, Arizona for more than 100 years.

Our Awards

We're proud that our award-winning care has been recognized.

Our Community Benefits

Learn what we're doing to make the community a healthier, happier place to live.

Our Business Affiliations

St. Joseph's has a number of partnerships with health care organization around the Greater Phoenix area.

Our Leadership

Meet the executive team of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

Breakthroughs in the News

The exceptional doctors and researchers at St. Joseph's are often profiled in news reports and stories around the world.

Our Air Ambulances

Read about this service as well as the Air Ambulance companies we work with. 

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Research & Education at St. Joseph's

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona has three pillars: patient care, medical education and research.