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Why Choose Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health offers high-quality, state-of-the-art health care with compassion and unsurpassed expertise at locations close to where you live and work.

Experienced health care since 1891

Since the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia established St. Joseph Hospital (now Medical Center) in Tacoma in 1891, we’ve focused on providing the best possible health care for people in the communities we serve. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, we’re dedicated to healing the whole person—body, mind and spirit.

At hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers throughout the Puget Sound area, our expert providers offer health care services with a caring touch. From routine wellness checks to acute care and chronic disease management, you can rely on Virginia Mason Franciscan Health for high-quality care based on research and education.

We’ve pioneered many medical advances in the area and received a wide range of Awards and Accreditations. By choosing Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you can be assured of top-quality, professional health care in modern, well-maintained facilities.