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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

Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East Receive Chest Pain Center Re-accreditation From the American College of Cardiology

AUG 10, 2022

Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East are among a select group of facilities nationwide to receive Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Receives Five-Star Rating From Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for Second Consecutive Year

AUG 08, 2022

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling is among 429 facilities nationwide and four hospitals in Kentucky to receive a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2022.

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Flaget Memorial Hospital Receives Five-Star Quality Rating From Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

AUG 08, 2022

Flaget Memorial Hospital is among 429 facilities nationwide and four hospitals in Kentucky to receive a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2022.

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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.