Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research in Central Phoenix. 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. St. Joseph’s is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top hospitals for gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery.
The 595-bed, not-for-profit hospital also provides a wide range of health, social and support services.
Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph’s was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. It is part of Dignity Health, one of the largest health care systems in the West with more than 40 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada.