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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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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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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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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 Mount Sterling Honors Employees with DAISY and BEE Awards

APR 19, 2021

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling has named its DAISY Award and BEE Award winners for the second quarter of 2021. Leah Pharris, RN, received the DAISY Award, and Emily Vanlandingham, a phlebotomist, received the BEE Award.

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CHI Saint Joseph Health Volunteers Return to Facilities, One Year Later

APR 16, 2021

More than a year after CHI Saint Joseph Health paused its volunteer program due to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers will once again be at Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East.

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Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation Receives $12,000 Grant From the Lexington Cancer Foundation to Support Local Breast Cancer Care

MAR 22, 2021

The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation has received a $12,000 grant from the Lexington Cancer Foundation to support its Breast Health Outreach, Prevention & Education (HOPE) program and local breast cancer care for Nelson and surrounding counties.

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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.