With a storied history of a healing climate that has long attracted residents and visitors alike Arizona is known as a healthy place to live.   Arizona was ranked the “8th Greenest State” in Business Facilities’ 2008 Ranking Report based on nine eco-related criteria including incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency and pounds of pollution released.  New movers will have the opportunity to receive top notch healthcare and choice of hospitals in Phoenix.

Healthcare also contributes significant economic impact to the state: More than 73000 of the state’s citizens work in Arizona hospitals or health networks and every job at an Arizona hospital generates an additional 1.5 jobs in the state. In fact since 1990 Arizona hospital employment growth has significantly outpaced the annual employment growth of hospitals nationally.  The following includes a list of healthcare resources in Phoenix to help you find a doctor hospital or immediate-care facility; a list of public health and community clinics; and a list of healthcare support and hospice services.

Hospitals & Healthcare Resources

Arizona Heart Hospital

1930 E. Thomas Rd. Phoenix

Ranked #1 in Arizona for overall cardiac care and vascular surgery the Arizona Heart Hospital is the area’s leading hospital for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Arizona State Hospital

2500 E. Van Buren Phoenix

Arizona State Hospital which is publicly funded and part of the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is the only long-term hospital in Arizona that provides services for those with severe mental illness.

Abrazo Healthcare – Arrowhead Hospital

18701 N. 67th Ave. Glendale

Part of Abrazo Healthcare Arrowhead offers inpatient 24-hour emergency ambulatory surgery and outpatient services including orthopedics maternity pediatrics and rehabilitation. The hospital also has a Cardiac Cath Lab Cardiac Rehab Surgery Center a cancer program and the Wellness Connection program. A recent 174000 square-foot expansion resulted in more than 100 new beds added the latest technology and increased staffing levels.

Banner – Baywood Medical Center

6644 E. Baywood Ave. Mesa

Baywood Medical Center is a nonprofit hospital offering complete acute care services including stroke orthopedics cancer emergency women’s health and robotic surgery. The hospital also includes the John J. Rhodes Rehabilitation Institute as well as a comprehensive joint replacement program.

Banner – Boswell Medical Center

10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd.
Sun City AZ 85351

Nonprofit hospital offers programs in heart services orthopedics stroke care cancer care and rehabilitation as well as community health services and education programs.

Banner Children’s Hospital

1400 S. Dobson Road Mesa

Located at Banner Desert Samaritan Medical Center Banner Children’s Hospital “provides comprehensive pediatric care from general pediatrics and intensive care to a dedicated pediatric emergency department and specialized services for specific childhood diseases.”

Banner – Del E. Webb Medical Center

14502 W. Meeker Blvd. Sun City West

A nonprofit hospital serving northwest Valley residents Del E. Webb Medical Center offers a 24-hour emergency comprehensive acute-care services cardiac care stroke care women’s health and community health education/support groups.

Banner – Desert Samaritan Medical Center

1400 S. Dobson Road Mesa

Desert Samaritan offers 24-hour emergency women and infant care heart care cancer care and; and pediatrics.

Banner – Estrella Medical Center

9201 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix

Banner Estrella is a 214-bed nonprofit community hospital offering heart care general surgery medical imaging orthopedic surgery emergency services and a comprehensive women and infants

services program.

Banner – Gateway Medical Center

Higley Road and US 60
1900 North Higley Rd. Gilbert

Banner Gateway Medical Center which opened in September 2007 is Banner Health’s newest hospital focusing on obstetrics pediatrics general surgery emergency services and other services according to community need. Banner Gateway has 176 private rooms eight operating suites and a 37-bed Emergency department.

Banner – Good Samaritan Medical Center

1111 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix

Banner Good Samaritan open since 1911 is a nonprofit community hospital offering heart care cancer care trauma surgery transplant services and high-risk obstetrics.

Banner Heart Hospital

6750 E. Baywood Ave. Mesa

Located on the campus of Banner’s Valley Lutheran Medical Center Bnner Heart Hospital is one of the largest freestanding heart hospitals in the U.S. offering such heart services as robotic heart surgery open heart surgery diagnosis and rehab.

Banner – Thunderbird Medical Center

5555 W. Thunderbird Rd. Glendale

Thunderbird Samaritan is a nonprofit acute care hospital offering a range of services including heart care surgery services cancer care orthopedics pediatrics critical care nursery neurosurgery and a comprehensive women and infants services program.

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

350 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix

St. Joseph’s is a “private not-for-profit center of clinical excellence and education” that houses Arizona’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and includes the internationally recognized Barrow Neurological Institute. St. Joseph’s also includes research  facilities  cardiovascular services high-risk obstetrics pediatrics and rehabilitation programs and a children’s health center.

Catholic Healthcare West – Chandler Regional Hospital

475 S. Dobson Rd. Chandler

A full-service hospital Chandler Regional Hospital has an Emergency and Trauma II Center; Family Birth Center; the East Valley Cancer Center; Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center; a Heart and Vascular Center; and an expanded outpatient imaging center. The hospital also offers community education programs

Catholic Healthcare West – Mercy Gilbert Hospital

475 S. Dobson Rd. Chandler

Opened in 2006 Mercy Gilbert is a full-service medical center and acute care facility offering an Emergency Department a full range of surgical services women’s services imaging (including MRI and CT scans) cardiac services and cancer/ oncology services.

John C. Lincoln Hospital – Honor Health

9250 N. 3rd Street

The Deer Valley location is a community hospital with all private rooms as well as a 35-bed emergency department  the  Piper Pediatric Center for children’s emergencies Deep Vein Thrombosis Center a critical care unit cardiac care Chest Pain Center and diagnostic imaging services.

John C. Lincoln Hospital – North Mountain

250 E. Dunlap Ave. Phoenix

North Mountain is a community hospital with a 24-hour Level 1 trauma center and emergency department Birthing Center Breast Care Center Sleep Disorders Center inpatient and outpatient surgery cardiac care outpatient rehab services physical therapy oncology services and radiology/digital imaging and an extended care center.

Valleywise Health Medical Center

2601 E. Roosevelt St. Phoenix

The Maricopa Integrated Health System includes Maricopa Medical Center the Arizona Burn Center the Comprehensive Healthcare Center the McDowell Healthcare Clinic 10 community-oriented family health centers and an attendant care program.

Maryvale Hospital – Valleywise Health

5102 W. Campbell Ave. Phoenix

Maryvale Hospital Medical Center a 232-bed community hospital has been providing quality medical care for more than 40 years in Phoenix. Hospital services include the Center for Mother & Child emergency services medical imaging and surgery.

Mayo Clinic Hospital

5777 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix
480-515-6296 OR 800-446-2279

The Mayo Clinic Hospital opened in 1998 and expanded in 2006 is the first hospital planned designed and built by Mayo Clinic. The hospital has 244 licensed beds with 18 operating rooms full-service urgent care/ emergency room transplant center diagnostic radiology neurodiagnostics non-invasive cardiac diagnostics cardiac catheterization pulmonary testing and full-service clinical laboratory.

Mountain Vista Medical Center – Iasis Healthcare

1301 S. Crimson Rd. Mesa

Mountain Vista Medical Center is a 178-bed state-of-the-art hospital located in east Mesa Arizona offering comprehensive healthcare services including emergency care heart care advanced surgical procedures weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) orthopedics breast care maternity care women’s services and help for a broad range of medical conditions.

Paradise Valley Hospital – Abrazo Health Care

3929 E. Bell Rd. Phoenix

Paradise Valley Hospital services focus on “the treatment of existing conditions and on preventative medicine for the entire family and range from state-of-the-art emergency care to women’s and senior services.” Specialty centers include the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center and Orthopedic Center. The hospital is undergoing a $50 million expansion and renovation project to add private rooms new operating suites additional ICU and Labor/Delivery rooms new cafeteria and educational classrooms a parking structure and a new main hospital entrance and lobby.

Phoenix Baptist Hospital – Abrazo Central Campus

2000 W. Bethany Home Rd. Phoenix

Phoenix Baptist is an acute care teaching hospital facility that includes a cardiac c

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

1919 E. Thomas Rd. Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s is the only hospital in Arizona just for kids providing most of the pediatric care in the state. The hospital recently opened a 22-acre all-pediatric campus in Phoenix and it is now one of the 10-largest children’s hospitals in the U.S. Phoenix Children’s is also a regional referral center for children with highly specialized or life-threatening conditions.

Phoenix Memorial Hospital – Promise Healthcare

1201 S. 7th Ave. Phoenix

Promise Hospital of Phoenix is a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) specializing in the medical management of patients with complex unresolved acute chronic or catastrophic illnesses as well as multi-system disease processes. Promise Hospital of Phoenix relocated to Phoenix Memorial Healthcare Center Campus in June 2007 and Promise Healthcare Inc. a Boca Raton-based corporation that owns and manages hospitals throughout the country owns the hospital.

St. Luke’s Medical Center

1800 E. Van Buren St. Phoenix

St. Luke’s Medical Center is a 235-bed hospital offering comprehensive healthcare services including emergency care heart care advanced surgical procedures diagnostic imaging orthopedic care rehabilitation services and help for a broad range of medical conditions.

Scottsdale Healthcare – Osborn

7400 E. Osborn Rd. Scottsdale

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn is a 305-bed full-service hospital “noted for its trauma cardiovascular medicine radiologic technology neurosurgery and orthopedics.” The hospital’s expanded 55000 sq. ft. Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center opened in September 2004. The Osborn campus is also home to the Greenbaum Surgery Center Novalis Shaped Beam Surgery Center Scottsdale Healthcare Wound Management Program and Family Practice Residency Program.

Scottsdale Healthcare – Shea

9003 E. Shea Blvd. Scottsdale

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea is a 343-bed full-service hospital provding medical/ surgical critical care obstetrics pediatrics surgery cardiovascular and oncology services as well as the Sleep Disorder Center. The Emergency Department is a Level II Trauma Center and the Radiology Department offers state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment including MRI PET/CT scanning nuclear medicine and ultrasound. Also located on the campus are the Piper Surgery Center Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center and several medical office plazas.

Scottsdale Healthcare – Thompson Peak

20745 N. Scottsdale Rd. Suite 120 Scottsdale

Opened in 2007 Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak is a full-service general hospital with 24-hour emergency rooms outpatient and inpatient surgical centers fully-equipped obstetric units and home health care services oncology cardiology diabetes radiology sleep disorder services and geriatrics.

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital – Iasis Healthcare

1500 S. Mill Ave. Tempe

A campus of St. Luke’s main Phoenix location Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital offers comprehensive healthcare services including emergency care orthopedic care advanced surgical procedures diagnostic imaging maternity care and women’s services.

West Valley Hospital – Abrazo Health Care

13677 W. McDowell Rd. Goodyear

West Valley is an acute care hospital; services include the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment state of the art obstetrics and women’s health needs  a full service emergency department a surgery center including cardiac care and full service radiology lab and cardiology.

Non-Emergency Care Facilities

The following resources provide non-emergency outpatient care. Call ahead for hours and locations.

Banner Arizona Medical Clinic

Various locations


Banner Health operates walk-in clinics in the Phoenix area including several that offer same-day care.

Good Night Pediatrics – All Night Urgent Care for Kids


Good Night Pediatrics offers parents an urgent-care alternative to hospital emergency rooms. Four Valley locations are open from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. every night including holidays. Pediatricians examine newborns to 18-year-olds for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries.

Southwest Valley/Avondale
South Mountain/Phoenix
East Valley/Gilbert
Northwest Valley/Arrowhead – Peoria

NextCare Urgent Care

Various locations


NextCare Urgent Care offers walk-in medical care for all ages by board-certified doctors specializing in non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. NextCare offerings include physicals labs x-rays immunizations onsite prescriptions and occupational medicine services. Using NextCare is affordable and convenient! NextCare accepts all major insurance offers medical discounts and provides online registration. Visit www.nextcare.com/news for the nearest location or call 1-888-306-5311 today! What Next? NextCare.