TOP 10 BEST HOSPITALS IN COLORADO
1. UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital
The UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital is a part of UC Health and a teaching hospital for the University of Colorado School of Medicine. It is a Level I Trauma Center. In US News and World Report rankings the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital has been ranked in the top 50 for 11 medical specialties. The hospital received its 3rd redesignation of Magnet Status in 2010 and is at its 4th Magnet designation currently.
The hospital has the following facilities:
The Anschutz Cancer Pavilion
May Bonfils Stanton Clinics
Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute
The Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
2. UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central
UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central is an acute hospital located in Colorado Springs. It is the only Level I Trauma Center in southern Colorado with 485 beds.
It is a nonprofit acute hospital. The hospital also consists of a helipad for the quick transfer of critical patients to the hospital.
In 1904, the hospital was first established as the Colorado Conference Deaconess Hospital. Its first building was a wooden structure. The very first staff of the hospital were nurses and nurse trainees.
3. Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services
Penrose hospital is located in Colorado and is owned by Penrose-Saint Francis Health Services. It consists of 364 beds with medical and surgical services. The hospital specializes in the following:
Emergency trauma care
Penrose hospital has a palliative care department.
It has a five-story building with a helipad and reception area for patients. The Penrose Pavilion is a four-story medical building that is owned by Westfield Development Company.
Its specialty departments are:
Emergency and trauma
Breast Cancer Center
Hospice and pavilion care
Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
Imaging and radiology
The Penrose hospital is a tobacco-free hospital. It has a “Penrose palace” named cafeteria. It has a women’s boutique, gift shop, outpatient pharmacy, and wireless internet connection throughout the building available the whole day.
4. Parkview Medical Center
It is a nonprofit and private teaching hospital located in Pueblo Colorado with 370 beds for patients. Parkview Medical Center has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. It is a level II trauma center. It was established in 1923.
It offers a vast variety of fellowship and residency programs and each program is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. Its sole residency program is the Internal Medicine that has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
5. St. Mary’s Medical Center
St. Mary’s Medical Center is a regional hospital located in Grand Junction, Colorado in Mesa. It is the largest hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City by having 310 patient beds. It is a level II trauma center. It is a faith-based nonprofit general hospital.
The hospital provides the following facilities:
Birth center with 12 labor rooms and 24 room Level IIIB neonatal intensive care unit.
Emergency and trauma center
Regional cancer center
Regional blood center
Orthopedic and spine services
It is the only level II trauma center in the region and its emergency has more than 3 trauma centers and 30 examination rooms.
The hospital also has a helipad on its tower to provide air transport to critical patients.
6. Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center, established in 1905, is located in Englewood, Colorado. It is 408 beds containing acute care hospital and Level I trauma and burn center that serves the Colorado and Rocky Mountain Region.
The hospital is operated by HealthONE, part of HCA Healthcare’s Continental Division.
Four survivors of the Columbine High School massacre has been under treatment in this hospital:
Anne Marie Hochhalter
Valeen “Val” Schnurr.
7. UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital
UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital, a part of UC Health, is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. It serves southern Wyoming, northern colorado, and western Nebraska. It is a level III Trauma center with 270 beds. It also has 11 surgical suites, 12 intensive care unit beds, and a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
The hospital provides cancer treatment and rehabilitation services. It also has an ACGME-accredited residency program in family medicine. Seven residents are accepted each year.
8. UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies
USHealth Medical Center of the Rockies, a sister hospital of Poudre Valley Hospital, is located in Loveland, Colorado. The hospital has a regional heart center where open-heart surgery of many patients is performed. It is a level II Trauma center.
The hospital provides a wide range of services such as open-heart surgery, cardiac catheterization, and neurosurgery. Its neuroscience center provides treatment to patients with head and neck injuries and spinal cord and nervous system diseases.
9. The Medical Center of Aurora
The Medical Center of Aurora was founded in 1974. It has four campuses that provide a wide range of services to Aurora, Colorado, and the eastern Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area. It has more than 450 doctors and 346 beds. It is a private general, medical and surgical facility.
Specialties for which The Medical Center of Aurora is famous include the following:
Heart and vascular care
Women health services
It is the only level I cardiac center in Colorado. It was also the first health care facility in Colorado to offer Aquapheresis.
10. Centura Health- St. Anthony Hospital
Centura Health- St. Anthony Hospital is located at W. 2nd Pl and Routt St near the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood, Colorado, and is one of the five Level I Trauma centers in Colorado. It is a nonprofit general hospital with 224 beds.
In 1972, it started its Flight for Life service that was the first airborne ambulance service in the nation. In 1974, it also started the nation’s first EMT and Paramedic academy. The hospital provides medical directorship to more than 50 Prehospital Agencies.