A Guide to East Valley Hospitals

Editorial StaffJanuary 8, 2024
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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.

Apache Junction

Banner Goldfield Medical Center

2050 W. Southern Ave.
480-733-3300, bannerhealth.com/goldfield

Opened: 2010

Focus: 20-bed community hospital

Special Services: Cardiac referral center; emergency services; orthopedic trauma unit; inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and care 


Dignity Health Arizona Specialty Hospital

2905 W. Warner Rd.
480-603-9000, dignityhealthazsh.com

Opened: 2004

Focus: 7-room hospital specializing in surgery and internal medicine 

Special Services: Orthopedic, musculoskeletal and general surgery; inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services; flat-panel radiology; pain management, sports medicine; bariatric services

Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center

1955 W. Frye Rd.
480-728-3000, chandlerregional.org

Opened: 1961

Focus: 429-bed full-service hospital 

Special Services: Family birth center; cancer clinic; emergency services; intensive care unit; neurology department

Phoenix ER & Medical Hospital

3050 S. Dobson Rd.
480-284-5867, phoenixerhospital.com

Opened: 2019

Focus: 24-hour micro-hospital

Special Services: ER services, imaging; outpatient care

Banner Ocotillo Medical Center 

1405 S. Alma School Rd.
520-796-2600, grhc.org

OPENED: 2020

FOCUS: 124-bed full-service hospital

SPECIAL SERVICES: Emergency care; endoscopy; cardiac catheterization; imaging

Hau’pal Health Center

3042 W. Queen Creek Rd.
480-256-7000, grhc.org

OPENED: 2018

FOCUS: Primary care and behavioral health services for the Valley’s Native American populations

SPECIAL SERVICES: Behavioral health; family medicine; women’s health; lab; pharmacy

Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, Chandler
Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, Chandler


Banner Gateway Surgery Center

2940 E. Banner Gateway Dr.
480-543-3200, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 2007

Focus: Comprehensive surgical center

Special Services: Inpatient and outpatient ENT, orthopedic, spine, heart, gastroenterological, podiatry, ophthalmology, urology, gynecological and general surgery 

Banner Gateway Medical Center

1900 N. Higley Rd.
480-543-2000, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 2007

Focus: 117-bed full-service hospital 

Special Services: Bariatric clinic; emergency services; cancer treatment; orthopedics; palliative care; maternity ward

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

2946 E. Banner Gateway Dr.
480-256-6444, bannerhealth.com/services/cancer 

Opened: 2011 

Focus: State-of-the-art cancer care 

Special Services: Cancer evaluation and treatment, including physician experts, radiation oncology, infusion therapy, diagnostic imaging and support services

Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

3555 S. Val Vista Dr.
480-728-8000, mercygilbert.org

Opened: 2006

Focus: 198-bed full-service acute-care community hospital 

Special Services: Center for diabetes management; birth center; full gynecologic and obstetric services; gastroenterology; hyperbaric care; sleep center; wound care 

East Valley ER & Hospital

5656 S. Power Rd.
602-830-4911, eastvalleyhospital.com

OPENED: 2022

FOCUS: Concierge emergency care  

SPECIAL SERVICES: On-site laboratory; advanced imaging capabilities; inpatient medical detox; adult and pediatric care; short wait times 

Banner Heart Hospital, Mesa
Banner Heart Hospital, Mesa


Surgery Center of Gilbert

6003 E. Baseline Rd.
480-641-6500, gilbert-sc.com

Opened: 2001

Focus: Outpatient surgery clinic

Special services: Gastroenterology; ear, nose and throat; pain management; neurology; plastic surgery; podiatry; ophthalmology; orthopedics; urology

Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital

4620 E. Baseline Rd.
480-832-4770, azspineandjoint.com

Opened: 2002

Focus: Joint and spine surgery center  

Special Services: Total hip, knee and shoulder replacement; arthroscopy; ACL repair; carpal tunnel release; spine, neck, hand wrist, elbow, foot and ankle surgery; sports medicine; pain management implants and injections

Banner Baywood Medical Center

6644 E. Baywood Ave.
480-321-2000, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 1984 

Focus: 342-bed full-service hospital 

Special Services: Nationally recognized stroke center; diabetes management; audiology; sleep medicine; robotic surgery; wound care; women’s health and maternity services; cancer treatment; orthopedics

Banner Children’s at Desert

1400 S. Dobson Rd.
480-412-5437, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 2004

Focus: Full-service pediatric hospital 

Special Services: Emergency department; intensive care unit; cancer and blood disorder care; surgery; rehabilitation

Banner Desert Medical Center

1400 S. Dobson Rd.
480-412-3000, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 1973

Focus: 615-bed nonprofit, short-term acute care hospital 

Special Services: Level III perinatal services for women with high-risk pregnancies; high-volume emergency room; medical imaging; cardiac rehabilitation; sleep center; interventional radiology 

Banner Desert Surgery Center

1500 S. Dobson Rd.
480-412-3590, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 1991

Focus: Outpatient surgery center 

Special Services: Bone marrow biopsy; general surgery; gynecology; lithotripsy; ophthalmology; orthopedics; pain management; plastics; podiatry; urology

Banner Heart Hospital

6750 E. Baywood Ave.
480-854-5000, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 2000

Focus: Cardiac hospital

Special Services: Diagnostic testing; catheterization treatments; heart surgery; anticoagulation arrhythmia, pacemaker and intravascular ultrasound testing; removal of cardiac tumors; valve repair and replacement; robotic surgeries

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of East Valley

5652 E. Baseline Rd.
480-567-0350, encompasshealth.com

Opened: 2009

Focus: Inpatient rehabilitation hospital  

Special Services: Specialized rehabilitation services for patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and traumatic injuries including stroke, spinal cord injury and neurological conditions 

Mountain Vista Medical Center 

1301 S. Crismon Rd.
480-358-6100, mvmedicalcenter.org

Opened: 2007

Focus: 24-hour community hospital with Level III trauma center 

Special Services: Comprehensive emergency care; orthopedics; maternity services; cardiology; surgical weight management; pain management center; women’s health

KPC Promise Hospital of Phoenix

433 E. Sixth St.
480-427-3000, phoenix.kpcph.com

OPENED: 2003

Focus: Acute-care hospital 

Special services: Specialized care for critically ill patients requiring aggressive clinical and therapeutic intervention; ventilator weaning; physical and respiratory therapies; advanced program for non-healing and chronic wounds

Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital

9130 E. Elliot Rd.
480-410-4500, dignityhealth.org

OPENED: 2018

FOCUS: 24-hour micro-hospital 

SPECIAL SERVICES: Emergency medicine; intensive care unit; on-site laboratory; radiology suite 

Queen Creek

Banner Ironwood Medical Center

37000 N. Gantzel Rd.
480-394-4000, bannerhealth.com

Opened: 2010

Focus: Full-service hospital

Special Services: Acute and intensive care; emergency services; obstetrics; inpatient and outpatient surgery; medical imaging; maternty services 

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, Tempe
Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, Tempe


Aurora Behavioral Health System East

6350 S. Maple Ave.
480-345-5420, auroraarizona.com

Opened: 2010

Focus: Behavioral health hospital

Special Services: Adult and adolescent inpatient behavioral health and detox; mental health and chemical dependency outpatient services

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital

1500 S. Mill Ave.
480-784-5500, tempestlukeshospital.org

Opened: 1944 

Focus: 74-bed full-service hospital

Special Services: General surgery, orthopedics, bariatrics; women’s services; specialty wound care and pain management programs; emergency care; medical imaging and diagnostics; dedicated surgical weight management center 

Copper Springs East

3755 S. Rome St.
480-631-9589, coppersprings.com

Opened: 2020 

Focus: Mental health facility 

Special Services: Inpatient addiction treatment; intensive outpatient programs; partial hospitalization programs; electroconvulsive therapy

Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room

5125 S. Rural Rd.
480-306-8780, dignityhealth.org

OPENED: 2019 

FOCUS: Freestanding emergency room  

SPECIAL SERVICES: 24-hour emergency care; on-site laboratory; advanced diagnostic equipment