A Guide to Valley Hospitals

Editorial StaffJanuary 21, 2021
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We can’t always control when we end up in the hospital, but we can decide which hospital to go to, and thankfully, the Valley has dozens of options. Read on to find the closest facilities to you, along with their vital stats and specialties.





1 Banner Goldfield Medical Center

2050 W. Southern Ave.
480-733-3300, bannerhealth.com/goldfield
Opened: 2010
Focus: Emergency services, intensive care, medical/surgical care, progressive care, surgery
Special Services: Cardiac referral center; emergency services; intensive care; lab services; orthopedic trauma; pharmacy services; Banner iCare


2 Dignity Health Arizona Orthopedic Surgical Hospital

2905 W. Warner Rd.
480-603-9000, azosh.com
Opened: 2004
Focus: Orthopedic and musculoskeletal surgery, including sports medicine, joint replacement and hand surgery
Special Services: Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services with aquatic therapy pool; flat-panel radiology

3 Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center

1955 W. Frye Rd.
480-728-3000, chandlerregional.org
Opened: 1961
Focus: Cardiovascular, maternity, cancer care, emergency services
Special Services: Family birth center, caring for babies 28-weeks gestation and older; wound healing; cancer treatment

4 Phoenix ER & Medical Hospital

3050 S. Dobson Rd.
480-284-5867, phoenixerhospital.com
Opened: 2019
Focus: Microhospital designed to bridge the gap between full-scale hospitals and limited urgent care centers and free-standing emergency centers
Special Services: Minimal wait; customized emergency care; only 24/7 outpatient imaging and lab in Arizona

5 Warner Park Surgery Center

604 W. Warner Rd.
480-899-2571, warnerparksurgerycenter.com
Opened: 1986
Focus: General outpatient surgery
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat; gynecology; orthopedics; pain management; podiatry; retina surgery; urology


Banner Gateway Medical Center, Gilbert; Photo courtesy Banner Health
Banner Gateway Medical Center, Gilbert; Photo courtesy Banner Health

6 Banner Gateway Surgery Center

2940 E. Banner Gateway Dr.
480-543-3200, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 2007
Focus: Emergency medicine, acute care, inpatient treatment/observation
Special Services: Bone marrow biopsy; dental; ear, nose and throat; gynecology; ophthalmology; orthopedics; pain management; pediatrics; podiatry; urology

7 Banner Gateway Medical Center

1900 N. Higley Rd.
480-543-2000, bannerhealth.com/gateway
Opened: 2007
Focus: Women’s health; general surgery; orthopedics; emergency services
Special Services: Electronic medical records; room service; Internet availability; Japanese soaking tub for relaxation during labor; bariatric clinic

8 Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

2946 E. Banner Gateway Dr.
480-256-6444, bannermdanderson.com
Opened: 2011
Focus: State-of-the-art cancer care in coordination with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Special Services: Cancer evaluation and treatment, including physician experts, radiation oncology, infusion therapy, diagnostic imaging and support services

9 Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

3555 S. Val Vista Dr.
480-728-8000, mercygilbert.org
Opened: 2006
Focus: Emergency care, maternity, cardiovascular services, orthopedics, neurology
Special Services: Center for diabetes management; family birth center; full gynecologic and obstetric services; gastroenterology; hyperbaric care; sleep center; wound care

Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center; Photo courtesy Banner Health
Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center; Photo courtesy Banner Health


10 Surgery Center of Gilbert

6003 E. Baseline Rd.
480-641-6500, gilbert-sc.com
Opened: 2001
Focus: Outpatient surgery
Special Services: Gastroenterology; ear, nose and throat; pediatric ENT; pain management; neurology; plastic surgery; podiatry; ophthalmology; orthopedics; urology

11 Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital

4620 E. Baseline Rd.
480-832-4770, azspineandjoint.com
Opened: 2002
Focus: Surgical services for patients suffering from diseases of the joints and spine
Special Services: total hip, knee and shoulder replacement; arthroscopy; ACL repair; carpal tunnel release

12 Banner Baywood Medical Center

6644 E. Baywood Ave.
480-321-2000, bannerhealth.com/baywood
Opened: 1984
Focus: Cancer treatment, medical imaging, neurology/stroke, emergency care, surgery, orthopedics, women’s health (including maternity services)
Special Services: Certified primary stroke center; diabetes management; audiology; sleep center; robotic surgery; wound care; endoscopy; labor and delivery; support groups; community wellness

13 Banner Desert Medical Center

1400 S. Dobson Rd.
480-412-3000, bannerhealth.com/desert
Opened: 1973
Focus: Woman and infant care, heart care, cancer care, intensive care, neurosciences, orthopedics
Special Services: Level III perinatal services for women with high-risk pregnancies; high-volume emergency, surgery, labor and delivery; medical imaging; cardiac rehabilitation; sleep center; interventional radiology

14 Banner Desert Surgery Center

1500 S. Dobson Rd.
480-412-3590, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 1991
Focus: Pediatric outpatient services
Special Services: Bone marrow biopsy; general surgery; gynecology; lithotripsy; ophthalmology; orthopedics; pain management; pediatrics; plastics; podiatry; urology

15 Banner Heart Hospital

6750 E. Baywood Ave.
480-854-5000, bannerhealth.com/bannerheart
Opened: 2000
Focus: Diagnostic testing, catheterization treatments, intensive care, surgery
Special Services: Cardiac catheterization labs and electrophysiology lab; anticoagulation arrhythmia, pacemaker and intravascular ultrasound testing; removal of cardiac tumors; valve repair and replacment; robotic surgeries;

16 Cardon Children’s Medical Center

1400 S. Dobson Rd.
480-412-5437, bannerhealth.com/cardonchildrens
Opened: 2004
Focus: Inpatient and outpatient medical care from birth to young adulthood
Special Services: Emergency department; neonatal intensive care unit; pediatric intensive care unit; pediatric cancer and blood disorders; surgery; rehabilitation

17 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of East Valley

5652 E. Baseline Rd.
480-567-0350, encompasshealth.com
Opened: 2009
Focus: Patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and traumatic injuries
Special Services: Specialized recovery areas include stroke, orthopedic, oncology, brain and spinal cord rehabilitation; physical, occupational and speech therapies

Mountain Vista Medical Center, Mesa; Photo courtesy Mountain Vista Medical Center
Mountain Vista Medical Center, Mesa; Photo courtesy Mountain Vista Medical Center

18 Mountain Vista Medical Center

1301 S. Crismon Rd.
480-358-6100, mvmedicalcenter.org
Opened: 2007
Focus: Level IV trauma center, primary stroke center, orthopedic and spine center, surgical services, women’s health, pain management center
Special Services: 24-hour physician referral; 30-bed emergency department; state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging technology, including PET, 64-slice CT and digital mammography

19 KPC Promise Hospital of Phoenix

433 E. 6th St.
480-427-3000, phoenix.kpcph.com
Opened: 2003
Focus: Long term acute care hospital for critically ill patients requiring aggressive clinical and therapeutic intervention
Special Services: Ventilator weaning and medically complex care; physical and respiratory therapies; advanced program for non-healing and chronic wounds


20 Banner Ironwood Medical Center

37000 N. Gantzel Rd.
480-394-4000, bannerhealth.com/ironwood
Opened: 2010
Focus: Emergency, general and intensive care; obstetrics, surgery
Special Services: Acute and intensive care; emergency room; inpatient and outpatient surgeries; labor/delivery/recovery rooms; medical imaging


21 Aurora Behavioral Health System East

6350 S. Maple Ave.
480-345-5420, auroraarizona.com
Opened: 2010
Focus: Behavioral health and substance abuse issues
Special Services: Adult and adolescent inpatient behavioral health and detox; mental health and chemical dependency outpatient services

22 Physicians Surgery Center of Tempe

1940 E. Southern Av e.
480-820-7101, tempesc.com
Opened: 1999
Focus: Outpatient surgical services in ear, nose and throat, orthopedics, pain management and podiatry
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat; general surgery; gynecology; pain management; plastic surgery

23 Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital

1500 S. Mill Ave.
480-784-5500, tempestlukeshospital.org
Opened: 1944
Focus: General surgery, orthopedics, bariatrics and women’s services
Special Services: Emergency care; maternity; gynecologic and obstetric services; wound and hyperbaric medicine; pain management; medical imaging and diagnostics; the Bridges Center for Surgical Weight Management


1 Banner Behavioral Health Hospital

7575 E. Earll Dr.
602-254-4357, 800-254-HELP (4357), bannerhealth.com
Opened: 1980
Focus: Acute inpatient adult and adolescent mental health and detox services
Special Services: Residential rehabilitation treatment programs for alcohol and drug abuse; day treatment program and outpatient programs

2 HonorHealth Greenbaum Surgical Specialty Hospital

3535 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-882-4958, honorhealth.com
Opened: 2003
Focus: Orthopedic, urologic, gynecological, ophthalmic, maxillofacial, plastic/reconstructive and general surgery
Special Services: In and outpatient surgical services; minimally invasive procedures

Therapeutic Pool at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Scottsdale; Photo courtesy Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Therapeutic Pool at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Scottsdale; Photo courtesy Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital

3 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Scottsdale

9630 E. Shea Blvd.
480-551-5400, encompasshealth.com
Opened: 1989
Focus: Acute rehabilitative care for patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and traumatic injuries
Special Services: Recovery areas including stroke, orthopedic, neurological, brain and spinal cord rehabilitation; sports and general orthopedics; pool therapy

4 Mayo Clinic Hospital

5777 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix
480-515-6296, mayoclinic.org
Opened: 1998
Focus: More than 65 medical and surgical specialties, including cancer, transplantation, cardiovascular care, neurology and neurosurgery
Special Services: Long-term focus on biomedical research; multiple specialty clinics, including surgery, organ transplantation, heart failure treatment and radiation oncology; the Village at Mayo Clinic, a home-away-from-home experience for transplant and cancer patients

5 Mayo Clinic Outpatient Facility

13400 E. Shea Blvd.
480-301-8000, mayoclinic.org
Opened: 1987
Focus: Outpatient facility provides medical services in more than 65 medical and surgical specialties, including cancer, transplantation and cardiovascular care; neurology and neurosurgery; ambulatory surgical center
Special Services: Home to the Translational Genomics Institute (TGen) initiative called the Center for Translational Drug Development; 2,500-square-foot clinical-studies infusion unit

6 North Valley Surgery Center

8901 E. Raintree Dr.
480-767-2100, northvalleysurgerycenter.com
Opened: 1994
Focus: Outpatient surgery
Special Services: Orthopedics; ear, nose and throat; pain management; gastroenterology/endoscopy; general surgery; gynecology; radiation oncology; podiatry; urology

HonorHealth Rehabilitation Hospital, Scottsdale; Photo courtesy HonorHealth
HonorHealth Rehabilitation Hospital, Scottsdale; Photo courtesy HonorHealth

7 HonorHealth Rehabilitation Hospital

8850 E. Pima Center Pkwy.
480-800-3900, honorhealth-rehab.com
Opened: 2013
Focus: Illness and traumatic injury recovery, physical, occupational and speech therapy
Special Services: Joint Commission and CARF accredited 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital; individualized programs for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation and orthopedics; in-house dialysis; wound care; neuropsychology services

8 HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center

7400 E. Osborn Rd.
480-882-4000, honorhealth.com
Opened: 1962
Focus: Level I trauma center, primary stroke center, neurosurgery, orthopedics, total joint replacement center, certified chest pain center
Special Services: Spine center; joint replacement; orthopedic trauma; heart rhythm centers; radiation oncology center; neurological care; obstetrics; hyperbaric medicine; balance and vestibular center; military nurse training and military trauma training center; ANCC-recognized Magnet® hospital; Greenbaum Surgical Specialty Hospital and Select Specialty Hospital (Scottsdale) are also located on this campus.

9 HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center

9003 E. Shea Blvd.
480-323-3000, honorhealth.com
Opened: 1984
Focus: Surgical services, cancer care, emergency care, heart and vascular services, obstetrics, pediatrics, women’s health, total joint replacement center, minimally invasive surgery
Special Services: Certified chest pain center and cardiac receiving center; daVinci robotic surgery; cardiology services and cardiovascular surgery; cardiac research; radiation oncology center; pain management; obstetrics; digestive health services; diabetes care; bariatric surgery center; emergency and critical care; pediatric ER; pediatric surgery and intensive care unit; Level III neonatal intensive care unit; ANCC-recognized Magnet® hospital; Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials; Piper Surgery Center

10 HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Hospital

7400 E. Thompson Peak Pkwy.
480-324-7000, honorhealth.com
Opened: 2007
Focus: Full-service hospital
Special Services: Emergency services; daVinci and Mako robot-assisted surgery; orthopedics and spine surgery; joint replacement; gynecologic oncology; cardiology; digestive health services; diagnostic procedures; radiology includes Arizona’s only Ambient Experience CT and MRI; ANCC-recognized Magnet® hospital

11 Mountain View Surgery Center of Scottsdale

8962 E. Desert Cove Ave.
480-661-5232, mvsc-scottsdale.com
Opened: 2001
Focus: Outpatient surgery
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat services and surgery; ophthalmology; orthopedics and spine surgery; pain management; plastic surgery; podiatry

12 Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at HonorHealth

10460 N. 92nd St.
480-882-4000, honorhealth.com
Opened: 2001
Focus: Cancer treatment and research facility, treatment for breast, colorectal, endocrine and pancreas, gynecologic, head and neck, lung, prostate, sarcoma, skin and other cancers
Special Services: Center for Endocrine and Pancreas Surgery; Sarcoma Center; radiation oncology and Novalis shaped-beam radiotherapy; infusion services; genetic counseling; lymphedema therapy; exercise therapy; nutrition services; collaborates with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to treat cancer patients; Cancer Care Coordinators; Accreditation with Commendation status from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons; co-leader of the Stand Up to Cancer pancreatic cancer Dream Team



1 Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital

1930 E. Thomas Rd.
602-532-1000, azhearthospital.com
Opened: 1998
Focus: Cardiovascular specialty hospital offering comprehensive care
Special Services: 24-hour acute care; cardiovascular surgical suites; cardiac catheterization laboratories; diagnosis of hypertrophic conditions; dedicated electrophysiology suite; advanced imaging services; wound-healing and hyperbaric oxygen centers; outpatient cardio-pulmonary services; electrophysiology services; preventive care advanced cardiovascular technology in connection with Arizona Heart Institute; recognized as the area’s leading hospital for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease; in October 2010, joined Abrazo Health Care


2 Arizona State Hospital

2500 E. Van Buren St.
602-244-1331, azdhs.gov
Opened: 1887
Focus: Inpatient, long-term facility, which treats and rehabilitates severe mental illness
Special Services: Clinical therapy and treatment-planning services for patients with mental illness; treatments include short-term and long-term goal development, psychotherapy upon referral and the development of behavior-management and treatment plans; therapy programs; food and nutrition services; pastoral care; pharmacy services; Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center (ACPTC), a program to remediate patients with mental disorders

3 Banner – University Medical Center

1111 E. McDowell Rd.
602-839-2000, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 1911
Focus: Critical care, minimally invasive and general surgery, neurosciences, rehabilitation services, orthopedics, kidney and liver disease, organ and bone marrow transplantation, medical research
Special Services: Level I trauma center; high-risk obstetrics; blood conservation medicine; movement disorders; interventional radiology; radiation oncology; toxicology; behavioral health; Laura Dreier Breast Center; medical education; stroke center; wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy; includes the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center, and Banner Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Institute

4 Hacienda Intermediate Care Facility

1402 E. South Mountain Ave.
602-243-4231, haciendainc.org
Opened: 1967
Focus: Arizona’s first and only private, nonprofit ICF-MR (Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities) specializing in health care and social services for infants, children and young adults who have medical, physical and mental impairments as a result of genetic disorders or birth trauma, or who are victims of accidents, physical abuse or life-threatening diseases
Special Services: Skilled nursing; respiratory care; respite care; transition program that allows parents and relatives to learn skills to care for a family member at home; education; physical, occupational and speech therapies

5 Hacienda Skilled Nursing Facility

1402 E. South Mountain Ave.
602-243-4231, haciendahealthcare.org
Opened: 2000
Focus: Arizona’s only skilled nursing facility for infants, children and young adults; care for medically fragile patients who require respiratory interventions
Special Services: 24-hour nursing and respiratory care, including intravenous therapy; gastrostomy and nasogastric tube feedings; oxygen administration; ventilator management; physical, occupational and speech therapies; the Angel House, an apartment for families to be trained in home care

6 HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center

19829 N. 27th Ave.
623-879-6100, honorhealth.com
Opened: 1987 as Phoenix General Hospital; became John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital in 1997; became HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center in 2015
Focus: Separate 24-hour adult and pediatric emergency centers, cardiac care, orthopedics unit, diagnostic imaging, laboratory
Special Services: State-of-the-art, 35-bed emergency department; Mendy’s Place – the North Valley’s only hospital-based 24/7 children’s emergency center with nurse practitioners, nurses and a child life specialist; Breast Health and Research Center with Arizona’s first 3-D digital screening mammography, diagnostic procedures and care coordination; deep-vein thrombosis treatment; uterine fibroid embolization

7 HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center

250 E. Dunlap Ave.
602-943-2381, honorhealth.com
Opened: 1952
Focus: 24-hour Level I trauma center; critical care and cardiovascular intensive care units; cardiac and stroke care; oncology, orthopedics, diagnostic imaging and digital mammography
Special Services: Certified stroke, chest pain and heart failure center; inpatient and outpatient surgical services including robotic surgery, total joint replacement, neurosurgery, gastrointestinal (GI), general surgery and a wide array of other specialty surgeries; a boutique elective-surgery unit; advanced interventional pulmonary treatments

Valleywise Health Medical Center, Phoenix; Photo courtesy Valleywise Health Medical Center
Valleywise Health Medical Center, Phoenix; Photo courtesy Valleywise Health Medical Center

8 Valleywise Health Medical Center

2601 E. Roosevelt St.
602-344-5011, valleywisehealth.org
Opened: 1970
Focus: Level I adult and pediatric trauma centers, Arizona Burn Center, Arizona Children’s Center, pediatric and neonatal ICUs, maternal child program, education and research
Special Services: Comprehensive health care clinic; 11 community-oriented family health centers across the Valley; HIV/AIDS clinic; women’s refugee clinic and health services

9 Mountain View Surgery Center of Phoenix

3131 W. Peoria Ave., Ste. 301
480-661-5232, mvsc-scottsdale.com
Opened: 2008
Focus: Outpatient surgery
Special Services: Pain management; ear, nose and throat services, orthopedic spine; surgery center

Interior of Oasis Hospital, Phoenix; Photo courtesy Oasis Hospital
Interior of Oasis Hospital, Phoenix; Photo courtesy Oasis Hospital

10 Oasis Hospital

750 N. 40th St.
602-797-7700, oasishospital.com
Opened: 2011
Focus: Orthopedic and spine surgery
Special Services: Joint replacement and orthopedic health; spinal cord stimulation for chronic back pain; efficient online portal allows quick pre-registration and pre-operative education; all rooms equipped with 42-inch flat-screen televisions; personally tailored meals; access to specialists including a dietician; respiratory and physical therapists

11 Abrazo Health Scottsdale Campus

3929 E. Bell Rd.
602-923-5000, abrazohealth.com
Opened: 1983
Focus: Full-service acute-care hospital
Special Services: State-of-the art orthopedics featuring navigational technology and sports medicine; enhanced diagnostic imaging; dedicated women’s programs

12 Abrazo Central Campus

2000 W. Bethany Home Rd.
602-249-0212, abrazohealth.com
Opened: 1963
Focus: Heart and vascular care, bone and joint care, surgical care, emergency care, intensive care, laboratory services, women’s wellness, mother and newborn care, neurology, pain management, rehabilitation, occupational medicine, wound healing
Special Services: Cardiovascular care; orthopedics; women’s health; radiology and 24-hour emergency care; Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center and accredited chest pain center

13 Phoenix Children’s Hospital

1919 E. Thomas Rd.
602-933-1000, phoenixchildrens.org
Opened: 1983
Focus: Only freestanding children’s hospital in Arizona; includes Children’s Heart Center, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Newborn Intensive Care Unit, the Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics and the ACS-verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
Special Services: Third-largest freestanding children’s hospital in the country providing specialty and subspecialty inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care; 11-story patient tower

14 Pediatric Surgery at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

1920 E. Cambridge Ave.
602-933-0016, phoenixchildrens.org
Opened: 2001
Focus: Pediatric-focused outpatient care for ambulatory surgery procedures and infusions
Special Services: Urology; gynecology; orthopedic; otolaryngology (ENT); plastic, ophthalmology and general surgery

Phoenix Indian Medical Hospital, Phoenix; Photo courtesy Phoenix Indian Medical Hospital
Phoenix Indian Medical Hospital, Phoenix; Photo courtesy Phoenix Indian Medical Hospital

15 Phoenix Indian Medical Center

4212 N. 16th St.
602-263-1200, ihs.gov
Opened: 1970
Focus: Joint Commission-accredited hospital uniquely suited to American Indians and Alaska Natives
Special Services: Women, infant and child care; cardiology, arthritis, oncology and internal medicine clinics; dental care; physical therapy; behavioral health; prevention services for diabetes; sweat lodge; spiritual care

16 Phoenix VA Health Care System

650 E. Indian School Rd.
602-277-5551, 800-554-7174, phoenix.va.gov
Opened: 1951
Focus: Primary medical care, specialty care, mental health and behavioral science services, geriatrics and extended care service, Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinics, related support to veterans
Special Services: Affiliate of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Level I tertiary care facility with an audiology and speech pathology department; dental department; prosthetics and sensory aids department; podiatry clinic; hematology/oncology; nursing home; homeless care program; substance abuse clinic; community mental health; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) resources; Community Living Center that provides highly skilled nursing care in a home-like atmosphere

17 HonorHealth Sonoran Health and Emergency Center

33423 N. 32nd Ave.
623-474-1600, honorhealth.com
Opened: 2013
Focus: 24/7 emergency services, breast health care, state-of-the-art imaging center
Special Services: Emergency treatment for a range of maladies including abdominal pain, animal bites, asthma, burns, electrical shock, excessive vomiting and diarrhea, eye injuries, fever, headaches, heat stress, poisoning, shortness of breath and uncontrolled bleeding; imaging services including CT, EKG and MRI; low-does 3-D mammography

18 Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center

350 W. Thomas Rd. 
602-406-3000, dignityhealth.org, barrowneuro.org
Opened: 1895
Focus: Neurology and neurosurgery, heart and lung services, Level I trauma center, oncology, obstetrics and gynecological services
Special Services: Family/internal medicine; gastroenterology; research and medical education; CyberKnife Center providing effective, non-invasive cancer treatment; Deep Brain Stimulation treatments and surgery; pioneers in asleep Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS); St. Joseph’s is cconsistently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery

19 St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center

1800 E. Van Buren St. 
602-251-8535, stlukesbehavioralhealth.org
Opened: 1969
Focus: Adults and children with mental health and chemical dependency issues
Special Services: Dr. Tafur Generations Program, an affiliated geropsych unit inside St. Luke’s Medical Center, offering psychiatric treatment and medical care for people ages 55 and older; Momentum, a specialized outpatient program for the seriously mentally ill; inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient treatment for children and adults

20 The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital

6501 N. 19th Ave.
602-795-6020, thecoreinstitutehospital.com
Opened: 2005
Focus: Musculoskeletal and neurological care
Special Services: Surgical, non-surgical and rehabilitative hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle procedures; joint replacement; sports medicine; fracture management; complex articular cartilage restoration; musculoskeletal oncology; spine care; pain management

21 Banner Surgery Center

1040 E. McDowell Rd.
602-368-3854, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 1970
Focus: Ambulatory surgery center
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat; dental; general surgery; gastrointestinal; gynecology; hand surgery; ophthalmology; orthopedics; pain management; pediatrics; plastics; podiatry; urology

22 University Medical Center Transplant Medical Office

926 E. McDowell Rd.
602-257-4267, 800-542-4779, surgery.arizona.edu
Opened: 1996
Focus: Ambulatory Outpatient assessment and care for end-stage organ failure, heart, lung, kidney, liver and bone marrow transplants
Special Services: All phases of care (pre- and post-operative)

23 Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

350 W. Thomas Rd.
602-406-3000, barrowneuro.org
Opened: 1962
Focus: Neurological research and treatment
Special Services: The world’s largest dedicated neurosurgical center and a leader in neurological training and patient care, including neuroradiology, neuro-rehabilitation, neurosurgery, neuropathology and neuropsychology; tests, treatments and procedures include carpal tunnel surgery, deep brain stimulation (DBS), cerebral angiography, CyberKnife, endoscopic cranial surgery, kyphoplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) and trigeminal nerve block; internationally recognized for treatment of disorders such as cerebrovascular aneurysms, brain tumors and Parkinson’s Disease

24 Honor Health Sonora Crossing Medical Center

33400 N. 32nd Ave. 
623-683-5000, honorhealth.com
Opened: 2020
Focus: Comprehensive care
Special Services: 24-hour emergency care; 70-bed facility with surgical services; comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological care




1 Copper Springs

10550 W. McDowell Rd. 
480-565-3035, coppersprings.com
Focus: Behavioral and mental health, senior care
Special Services: Medical assessments, psychiatric stabilization; 24-hour intensive care; mental health and addiction treatment; group psychotherapy, family counseling and activity therapy for aging adults

2 Surgical Elite of Avondale

10815 W. McDowell Rd., Ste. 101
623-433-0110, surgicaleliteaz.com
Opened: 2005
Focus: Cutting-edge outpatient surgery facility with more than a dozen affiliated physicians, specializing in otolaryngological procedures
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat; otolaryngology; orthopedics; pain management and treatment; gynecological and obstetrical care and procedures; gastroenterology/endoscopy; general surgery; gynecology; radiation oncology; podiatry; outpatient services; urology; affiliated with Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America (ASCOA)


3 Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center

525 S. Watson Rd.
623-925-3980, abrazohealth.com
Opened: 2011
Focus: Emergency care services
Special Services: Full-service medical-care emergency facility operated by West Valley Hospital, staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-certified nurses; CT scans, ultrasound and other diagnostic imaging; on-site laboratory; hyperbaric care; seamless integration of services between the Emergency Center and West Valley Hospital; check-in with digital patient scheduling tool InQuicker


4 Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

18701 N. 67th Ave.
623-561-1000, abrazohealth.com
Opened: 1988
Focus: Heart and vascular care, bone and joint care, imaging care, surgical care, emergency care, laboratory services, women’s wellness, mother and newborn care, pain management, rehabilitation, occupational medicine
Special Services: Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital; specializes in cardiovascular, orthopedic, surgical and obstetrical care, and offers a neonatal ICU; state-certified primary stroke center and accredited chest pain center

5 Aurora Behavioral Health System West

6015 W. Peoria Ave.
623-344-4400, auroraarizona.com
Opened: 2006
Focus: Psychiatric hospital treating voluntary adult, adolescent and geriatric patients with behavioral health and substance abuse issues
Special Services: Inpatient behavioral health and detox; adult mental health partial hospitalization; mental health and chemical dependency intensive outpatient services; short-term, acute care services for adolescents; aftercare and 12 Step programs; chaplain services; uniformed services program; therapy including group, individual, family, art, music and movement

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Glendale, AZ, Scottsdale; Photo courtesy Banner Health
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Glendale, AZ, Scottsdale; Photo courtesy Banner Health

6 Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

5555 W. Thunderbird Rd.
602-865-5555, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 1983
Focus: Outpatient services/rehabilitation; comprehensive medical care including cancer care, obstetrics and cardiovascular care
Special Services: Neurology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, women and infant services, heart care, general/orthopedic surgery; cancer care; infusion therapy; orthopedics; pharmacy; sleep medicine; behavioral health intensive outpatient services

7 Banner Thunderbird Outpatient Surgery Department

5555 W. Thunderbird Rd.
602-865-5475, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 1993
Focus: Outpatient surgery; same-day ambulatory surgeries
Special Services: ENT; hand surgery; bariatric surgery; general surgery; gynecology; lithotripsy; heart and vascular surgery; neurosurgery; ophthalmology orthopedics, including hip and knee replacement; pain management; pediatric services; plastic/reconstructive surgery; podiatry; urology

8 Encompass Health Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital

13460 N. 67th Ave. 
623-878-8800, encompasshealth.com/valleyofthesunrehab
Opened: 1989
Focus: Rehabilitation care
Special Services: Specialized recovery areas for stroke, orthopedic, oncology, brain and spinal cord; rehab services for athletes; sports and general orthopedic rehabilitation with pool therapy

9 Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center

7300 N. 99th Ave.
602-406-0000, dignityhealth.org/westgate
Opened: 2014
Focus: General surgery, orthopedics, urology, gastrointestinal and endoscopy
Special Services: Emergency medicine including 24-hour digital diagnostic imaging equipment; InQuicker online ER check-in; gastrointestinal surgeries; orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation addressing degenerative diseases, ligament injuries and hip/knee/shoulder replacement


10 Cancer Treatment Centers of America

14200 W. Celebrate Life Way
623-207-3000, 800-615-3055, cancercenter.com/western
Opened: 2008
Focus: Patient-centered treatment that fully integrates traditional and state-of-the-art medical treatments with scientifically supported complementary therapies such as nutrition, naturopathic medicine, counseling, physical therapy and spiritual support to meet the special, whole-person needs of advanced-stage cancer patients.
Special Services: First cancer hospital in the nation to offer a fully digital environment; non-invasive procedures; advanced imaging technology, rehabilitation services

Abrazo West Campus da Vinci robotic surgery; Photo courtesy Abrazo Community Health Network
Abrazo West Campus da Vinci robotic surgery; Photo courtesy Abrazo Community Health Network

11 Abrazo West Campus

13677 W. McDowell Rd.
623-882-1500, abrazohealth.com
Opened: 2003
Focus: Heart and vascular, mother and newborn care, bone and joint, surgical care, critical care, emergency care, laboratory services, women’s wellness, pain management, rehabilitation, occupational medicine, wound healing
Special Services: 164-bed acute-care hospital offers advanced surgical technology;  a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center; accredited chest pain center and cardiac arrest center


12 Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital

7171 S. 51st Ave.
623-548-5100, dignityhealth.org/arizonageneral
Opened: 2015
Focus: Emergency services, imaging services and radiology, inpatient care, surgery
Special Services: Emergency treatment of abdominal pain, allergic reactions, chest pain/heart attacks, broken bones; radiology services including a 64-slice CT for 3-D images of organs, C-arm fluoroscope, portable X-ray machines and ultrasound


13 Curahealth Hospital Northwest Phoenix

13216 N. Plaza Del Rio Blvd. 
623-974-5463, curahealth.com
Opened: 2007
Focus: Care for medically complex patients who require extended recovery time
Special Services: Wound care; ventilator management; diagnostic imaging; special procedures; pain management/rehabilitation; caregivers and support staff follow individualized plans of care in a comfortable, compassionate environment

14 Metro Surgery Center

6790 W. Thunderbird Rd. 
623-979-1717, phoenixmetrosc.com
Opened: 2015
Focus: Outpatient surgery
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat procedures; orthopedic surgery; ophthalmology; pain management; podiatry; pediatrics; dental services and pediatric dentistry; oral and maxillofacial surgery; urology; general surgery

15 Abrazo Peoria Emergency Center

26900 N. Lake Pleasant Pkwy.
623-561-2022, abrazohealth.com
Opened: 1994
Focus: Emergency care
Special Services: Open 24 hours a day and staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and specialty certified nurses; offers CT scans and other diagnostic imaging services

16 Surgery Center of Peoria

13260 N. 94th Dr.
623-933-2900, peoriasc.com
Opened: 2001
Focus: Outpatient surgery center for a wide range of procedures
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat; general surgery; gastrointestinal; diagnostic endoscopy; gynecology; ophthalmology; pain management; podiatry


17 Banner Estrella Medical Center

9201 W. Thomas Rd. 
623-327-4000, bannerhealth.com/estrella
Opened: 2005
Focus: Comprehensive medical care
Special Services: Cardiac and cancer care; women’s services; private rooms with fold-out beds for overnight stays; HD television and premium movies; Internet access in patient rooms; specialty and support therapies such as dog therapy and reiki

18 Banner Estrella Surgery Center

9301 W. Thomas Rd.
623-388-5700, bannerhealth.com
Opened: 2005
Focus: Outpatient surgery
Special Services: Ear, nose and throat; general surgery; gastrointestinal (including diagnostic endoscopy); gynecology; lithotripsy; ophthalmology; orthopedics; pain management; pediatrics; oral and maxillofacial surgery; plastics; podiatry; adult and pediatric urology

Banner Boswell Medical Center, Sun City; Photo courtesy Banner Health
Banner Boswell Medical Center, Sun City; Photo courtesy Banner Health


19 Banner Boswell Medical Center

10401 W. Thunderbird Rd.
623-832-4000, bannerhealth.com/boswell
Opened: 1970
Focus: Medical and surgical services
Special Services: Heart center; heart care; primary stroke center; joint replacement; neurosurgery; neurological research; acute and outpatient rehabilitation; wound-management center; robotic and minimally invasive surgery; kidney and liver disease; organ and bone marrow transplantation


Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center; Photo courtesy Banner Health
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center; Photo courtesy Banner Health

20 Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

14502 W. Meeker Blvd.
623-524-4000, bannerhealth.com/webb
Opened: 1988
Focus: Full-service medical-care facility
Special Services: Level II nursery for newborns and other advanced obstetric facilities; myriad gynecological services including the Louisa Kellam Center for Women’s Health; diagnostic imaging services for women; cardiac rehabilitation; outpatient surgery; nonprofit acute care hospital has 375 licensed beds and healing spaces like the Reflection Garden, a lush garden filled with plants and trees


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