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CHI Saint Joseph Health | Lexington, Kentucky

Saint Joseph East

Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed, full-service, community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington, Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding counties.

Welcome to Saint Joseph East

Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed, full-service, community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington, Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding counties.

At Saint Joseph East, ambulatory surgery, 24-hour emergency care and women’s health services are supported through a vast array of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services include Heart Care, Breast Care, Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery.

Services & Specialties

Primary Care

Our primary care providers are here to listen, to lean on and to provide the expert care to keep you and you family well.

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Cancer Care

The cancer care center at Saint Joseph East combines advanced technology with personalized, compassionate care. 

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Heart & Vascular Care

Learn more about diagnostic testing services and treatment for heart and vascular conditions.

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Orthopedic Care

We treat a full range of orthopedic conditions affecting the hips, knees, spine, shoulders, hands, wrists, feet and ankles.

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Weight Loss Surgery

Wherever you are on your weight loss journey, the experts at the Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Saint Joseph East are here to help.

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Women's Care & Maternity

Our providers are attuned to the unique aspects of caring for women of all ages, from puberty and pregnancy through menopause and advanced age.

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Latest News

Dr. Franklin De La Cruz Joins CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Bardstown

JUL 21, 2021

Franklin De La Cruz, MD, has joined CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Bardstown as an obstetrician and gynecologist. As a physician who has worked in the field for decades, he’s now treating the second generation of mothers in the Bardstown area.

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Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Hospital First in Lexington to be Recognized for Excellence in Robotic Surgery

JUL 19, 2021

Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Hospital are the first hospitals in Lexington to be accredited as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).

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Dr. George Dimeling Joins CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Lexington

JUL 12, 2021

George Dimeling, MD, has joined CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Lexington as a cardiac surgeon – a field he has been passionate about since high school when he had the opportunity to observe a heart transplant.

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Virtual Care Visits

New and existing patients can now schedule a virtual care appointment with a CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group provider. After hours? Connect virtually with a provider on an urgent care visit after hours and on weekends through Virtual Care After Hours.