A Health.com article titled “10 U.S. Cities With the Cleanest Air” reported that Santa Fe is one of 20 U.S. cities the American Lung Association considers as having “consistently safe ozone levels.” Santa Fe has a long tradition as a healthy city. Modern technology, combined with many alternative therapies, has helped to establish the city as a center of healing for body, mind and spirit. Numerous massage therapists and holistic, alternative and traditional healers of all kinds make Santa Fe their home.
CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center
455 St. Michael’s Dr. Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 983-3361, www.stvin.org
CSV, established in 1865 by the Sisters of Charity, was the first organized healthcare facility in the New Mexico territory.
Located in Santa Fe, the 200-bed hospital operates under a 50/50 partnership with CHRISTUS Health and SVH support. CHRISTUS St. Vincent is proud to be celebrating its 150th anniversary of providing care and services to residents of Northern New Mexico. CHRISTUS St. Vincent is a comprehensive acute care hospital serving a seven-county area with a population of nearly 300,000.
Each year, more than 12,000 patients are admitted to the hospital, and more than 200,000 outpatient hospital encounters (including physician practices) occur at CHRISTUS St. Vincent. More babies are born in birthing suites at CHRISTUS St. Vincent than anywhere else in Northern New Mexico, with nearly 1,300 newborns delivered at our hospital each year.
More than 9,000 surgical procedures are performed each year at CHRISTUS St. Vincent. Experiencing more than 52,000 patient visits every year, CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center has the second busiest emergency department in New Mexico. As one of only three trauma centers in the state, the emergency department provides high level, quality, compassionate care in a wide range of specialties including neurosurgery, orthopaedics, trauma, urology, women’s services, gastroenterology, general surgery, heart and vascular services, pulmonary services, pain management, sleep disorders and behavioral health.
CHRISTUS St. Vincent also features a Wound & Hyperbaric Center, a Diabetes Center, Holistic Health & Wellness, the Breast Institute,
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