Saint Joseph East, a community hospital with 217 beds, is located in the rapidly growing southeastern part of Lexington, Kentucky. Saint Joseph East Hospital complements Saint Joseph Hospital’s health care mission through multiple services and specialties.
At Saint Joseph East, maternal and childcare, cardiovascular services, ambulatory surgery and 24-hour emergency care are supported through traditional inpatient and outpatient programs. Additional specialty services include Heart Care, Breast Care, Sleep Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery.
The Women’s Hospital Saint Joseph East is the only hospital of its kind in Lexington and Central Kentucky dedicated exclusively to the health and well-being of women. The Women’s Hospital offers a full range of services to meet the needs of every woman no matter what stage of life they are in from adolescence to mature adulthood.
Saint Joseph East is part of CHI Saint Joseph Health. An 18-member volunteer board of directors governs CHI Saint Joseph Health, its facilities and operations, including Saint Joseph East, with this mission:
The mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.
As a ministry of the Catholic Church, we will lead the transformation of health care to achieve optimal health and well-being for the individuals and communities we serve, especially those that are poor and vulnerable.