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CHI Saint Joseph Health | Lexington, Kentucky

Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital, part of CHI Saint Joseph Health, is a 433-bed hospital located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1877, Saint Joseph Hospital was Lexington’s first hospital and serves residents of central and eastern Kentucky.

Welcome to Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1877, a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky, led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford, began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services, including distinguished awards for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care.

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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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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Express Care

Sick or injured? Just walk in. For life's non-threatening ailments and injuries, from stitchest to sprains, Express Care is right around the corner.

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Cancer Care

The cancer care center at Saint Joseph Hospital 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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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

Leaders from Saint Joseph London, Baptist Health Corbin Discuss COVID-19 in Southeastern Kentucky

SEP 09, 2021

Hospital leaders from Saint Joseph London and Baptist Health Corbin held a joint press conference on Thursday, Sept. 9, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 at both facilities and within the southeastern Kentucky area.

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CHI Saint Joseph Health Inspires Creativity With “Chalk It Up to Humankindness” Initiative

AUG 31, 2021

CHI Saint Joseph Health is helping spread humankindness and creativity through a chalk art challenge, aiming to paint local communities with positivity.

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Flaget Memorial Hospital Honors Employees with DAISY and BEE Awards

AUG 30, 2021

Flaget Memorial Hospital has named its DAISY and BEE Award winners for the second quarter of 2021. Charlene Rogers, RN, emergency department, of Bardstown, received the DAISY Award and Vicki Lee, Intensive Care Unit, received the BEE Award.

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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.