Awards & Recognition

At St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center, we're dedicated to excellence in patient care, health education, medical research and other health services. We are proud of this tradition, and the relentless spirit, leadership, contributions and achievements of our employees in delivering compassionate, high quality, affordable health care to the people of the communities we serve. 


  • Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals™ list for 2020 was released and St. Joseph’s Westgate was selected as one of America’s 100 best hospitals, placing them in the top 2% in the nation for exhibiting clinical excellence year over year. Click here to learn more.


  • The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQI), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), awarded St. Joseph’s Westgate a Comprehensive Center accreditation. The accreditation formally acknowledges the hospital’s commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients. As an accredited program, the Weight Loss Center at St. Joseph’s Westgate has demonstrated it meets the needs of its patients by providing multidisciplinary, high-quality, patient-centered care. To learn more about the center and the services it provides, click here:

  • Achieved its second Center of Excellence accreditation and was named a Center of Excellence in Colorectal Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). This accreditation distinguishes the hospital as providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Organizations and surgeons seeking accreditation by SRC must undergo an extensive self-assessment and on-site inspection. Status as an accredited center of excellence means St. Joseph’s Westgate has met nationally recognized standards and a rigorous on-site inspection process. Click here to learn more

  • Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery by the SRC. St. Joseph’s is the only Hernia Center of Excellence and Robotic Center of Excellence in the state of Arizona. 

  • St. Joseph’s and St. Joseph’s Westgate are the first hospitals in Arizona to be designated as Centers of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). SRC accreditation helps patients identify medical providers who have met rigorous standards for delivering high-quality medical treatment, including perioperative, surgical and long-term follow-up care. Click here to learn more.

  • Ranked among the top 100 hospitals by HealthGrades. Hospitals with the distinction of being ranked among the top 250 hospitals by HealthGrades are in the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide.

  • Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)

  • Center of Excellence in Colorectal Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)