Houston's oldest hospital, delivering world-class care for the last 135 years and looking forward to the next century of exceptional care to Houstonians when they need us most.
Accreditations / Centers of Excellence
- DNV Accreditation
- ISO 9001:2015 Recommendation
- DNV Primary Stroke Center Certification
- Bariatric Center of Excellence
- Level III Trauma Center
- Level III NICU Designation
- Level III Maternal Designation
- Hand Trauma Program
- Chest Pain Center v7 with Primary PCI Accreditation
- ACS Diamond Recognition
SJMC Special Recognitions
- 2023 Healthgrade Awards for Pacemaker Procedures and Diabetic Emergencies
- Healthgrades – Five Star Recipient for Vaginal Deliveries – 8 years in a row (2015-2022)
- 2023 Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke
What Should I Know About St. Joseph Medical Center?
Welcome to St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC), Houston’s first and only downtown hospital. We have over 500 board certified physicians on our medical staff and more than 1,500 highly skilled and dedicated employees who stand ready to provide compassionate health care to the communities we serve.
Whether it’s for a scheduled surgery, the birth of a baby, an unexpected emergency, or an outpatient visit, we have staff available around the clock to provide you access to immediate, quality health care. SJMC has been providing health care services to Greater Houston residents for over 130 years, which should give you great comfort in knowing that we have a great tradition of caring for our community. We strive to meet our patients’ expectations and encourage our patients to provide us with feedback on how we can help them have the best experience possible while they’re in our care.
Over the years we have expanded our services to include the Advanced Wound Care Center, the Center for Behavioral Health, Comprehensive Cardiac and Vascular Services, the Women’s Center for Breast Care, the St. Joseph Maternal Fetal Medicine Center, and a Weight Loss Surgery Program, just to name a few. As you work with our physicians, nurses, case managers, educators, and other staff, you will be guided through your health care journey, from diagnosis to treatment, with compassion every step of the way.
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