Chandler is home to world-class health care facilities and they are all conveniently located, helping to relieve the stress of residents in need of care.
Chandler Regional Medical Center at 1955 W. Frye is a 243-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital that is part of the Dignity Health system. Its humble beginnings as a true community hospital, which opened with only 40 beds, 25 employees and 91 volunteers, laid the foundation for the full-service, acute-care hospital it has become. Today, Chandler Regional is a 338-bed, nonprofit facility with more than 2,500 employees, and almost 1,000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.
The benefits that these and other health care facilities in Chandler provide to the community are impressive. The staff at Chandler Regional cares for 64,000 patients a year in its emergency department and delivers 4,000 babies each year. The hospital is equipped to care for patients with high-risk pregnancies and boasts a neonatal intensive care unit to care for babies born as early as 28 weeks.
Jane Hanson, COO of Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, noted the hospital is consistently ranked one of the best places to work in Arizona. And, she said, in just the past fiscal year, the hospital provided $27 million in charity care to individuals and families in need.
The Arizona Orthopedic Surgical Hospital at 2905 W. Warner Rd. focuses on the surgical management of orthopedic and spinal conditions, foot conditions and pain management. The hospital’s surgeons perform 4,180 surgical procedures every year, including 800 inpatient procedures.
Also, the Banner Health Center at the corner of Alma School and Willis roads provides primary care health care services. Banner CEO Peter Fine was recognized in Modern Healthcare‘s 100 Top Influential People list and they have been deemed One of the Top 5 Health Systems in the US by Truven Health Analytics.
Residents of Chandler enjoy a plethora of health care options, conveniently located whether you are in search of emergency trauma care or preventive medicine.