Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in 1874, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital is Louisville’s premier Catholic health provider, dedicated to the well-being of the whole person—body, mind and spirit. Serving the south Louisville community for more than a century, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth has literally cared for generations of families It is licensed as a 298-bed primary care hospital offering advanced treatment in vascular, orthopedic, cardiac, medical imaging, surgical and emergency services, a wound healing center, sleep disorders center and has three medical plazas on campus to provide office space for a wide array of physicians representing a number of specialties. Additionally, the hospital is home to Jewish Bariatric Care, the region’s only weight-loss management program utilizing the Lap-Band® System and The Women’s Center, a state-of-the-art diagnostic facility specifically for women.
Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital is part of UofL Health, the largest health system in Kentucky with more than 200 locations including hospitals, outpatient facilities and physician offices, and more than 3,100 licensed beds. An 18-member volunteer board of directors governs UofL Health, its facilities and operations, including Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, with this mission:
To bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.
To transform the health of communities, care delivery and health care professions so that individuals and families can enjoy the best of health and wellbeing.
Reverence: Respecting those we serve and those who serve.
Integrity: Doing the right things in the right way for the right reason.
Compassion: Sharing in others’ joys and sorrows.
Excellence: Living up to the highest standards.