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2009 GREATER PHOENIX ULTIMATE GUIDE TO LIVING HERE 67 Arrowhead Hospital, 220 beds 18701 N. 67th Ave. Glendale 85308 623- 561- 1000 www. arrowheadhospital. com Banner Baywood Medical Center, 340 beds 6644 E. Baywood Ave. Mesa 85206 480- 321- 2000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Boswell Hospital, 430 beds 10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd. Sun City 85351 623- 977- 7211 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Del E. Webb Hospital, 330 beds 14502 W. Meeker Blvd. Sun City West 85375 623- 214- 4000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Desert Medical Center, 550 beds 1400 S. Dobson Road Mesa 85202 480- 512- 3000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Estrella Medical Center, 214 beds 9201 W. Thomas Road Phoenix 85037 623- 327- 4000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Gateway Medical Center, 176 beds 1900 North Higley Road Gilbert 85234 480- 543- 2000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, 643 beds 1111 E. McDowell Road Phoenix 85006 602- 239- 2000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Heart Hospital, 111 beds 6750 E. Baywood Ave. Mesa 85206 480- 854- 5000 www. bannerhealth. com Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, 409 beds 5555 W. Thunderbird Road Glendale 85306 602- 865- 5555 www. bannerhealth. com Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, 292 beds 650 E. Indian School Road Phoenix 85012 602- 277- 5551 www. phoenix. va. gov Chandler Regional Medical Center, 225 beds 475 S. Dobson Road Chandler 85224 480- 963- 4561 www. chandlerregional. com John C. Lincoln Hospital- Deer Valley, 174 beds 19829 N. 27th Ave. Phoenix 85027 623- 879- 6100 www. jcl. com John C. Lincoln Hospital- North Mountain, 266 beds 250 E. Dunlap Ave. Phoenix 85020 602- 943- 2381 www. jcl. com Maricopa Integrated Health System- Maricopa Medical Center, 717 beds 2601 E. Roosevelt Phoenix 85008 602- 344- 5011 www. mihs. org Maryvale Hospital, 232 beds 5102 W. Campbell Ave. Phoenix 85031 623- 848- 5000 www. maryvalehospital. com Mayo Clinic Hospital, 244 beds 5777 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix 85054 480- 515- 6296 www. mayoclinic. org/ mchospital- sct Paradise Valley Hospital, 136 beds 3929 E. Bell Road Phoenix 85032 602- 923- 5000 www. paradisevalleyhospital. com Phoenix Baptist Hospital, 236 beds 2000 W. Bethany Home Road Phoenix 85015 602- 249- 0212 www. baptisthealth. com Phoenix Children's Hospital, 235 beds 1919 E. Thomas Road Phoenix 85016 602- 546- 1000 www. phoenixchildrens. com Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, 337 beds 7400 E. Osborn Road Scottsdale 85251 480- 675- 4000 www. shc. org Scottsdale Healthcare Shea, 433 beds 9003 E. Shea Blvd. Scottsdale 85260 480- 860- 3000 www. shc. org Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak, 64 beds 7400 E. Thompson Peak Parkway Scottsdale 85255 480- 324- 7000 www. shc. org St. Joseph's Hospital andMedical Center, 738 beds 350 W. Thomas Road Phoenix 85013 602- 406- 3000 www. stjosephs- phx. org St. Luke's Medical Center, 232 beds 1800 E. Van Buren St. Phoenix 85006 602- 251- 8535 www. stlukesmedcenter. com Tempe St. Luke's Hospital, 87 beds 1500 S. Mill Ave. Tempe 85281 480- 784- 5500 www. tempestlukeshospital. com USPHS Phoenix Indian Medical Center, 127 beds 4212 N. 16th St. Phoenix 85016 602- 263- 1200 www. ihs. gov West Valley Hospital, 164 beds 13677 W. McDowell Road Goodyear 85395 623- 882- 1500 www. wvhospital. com Source: Republic Custom Publishing Valley Hospitals

healthcare Barrow Neurological Institute One of those is Barrow Neurological Institute, part of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix and internationally recognized as a leader in neurological research and patient care. It was established in 1962 and has been guided since the mid- 1980s by renowned neurosurgeon Robert Spetzler, M. D. Barrow treats patients with a wide range of neurological conditions, including brain and spinal tumors, cerebrovascular conditions and neuromuscular disorders. Barrow Neuroscience Research Center The Barrow Neuroscience Research Center houses world- class research laboratories and lecture facilities. The 70,000- square- foot facil-ity was built in 1999 to forward the scope of research through advanced equipment and a highly specialized research staff. Investigators from around the globe conduct basic and clinical research that already has resulted in major breakthroughs, including gene discovery, underlying mechanisms of neurological diseases and the development of new surgical techniques. One such technique, called hypothermic circulatory arrest, is now used worldwide to treat complex aneurysms. The Barrow Neuroscience Research Center also offers physicians a variety of opportunities to learn new surgical procedures, perform diagnostic testing and evaluate equipment hands on before applying techniques to patient care. Banner Children's Hospital Banner Children's Hospital, based at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, is expected to open in the fall of 2009. The new facility will include a seven- story inpatient bed tower that will increase pediatric inpatient bed capacity to 248 beds with the capability to expand again with a second tower for a future total of 368 beds; an expanded neonatal intensive care unit that will connect with the Children's Hospital tower and will be accessible to Banner Desert's labor and delivery department; six new pediatric operating rooms; and a new and expanded pediatric emergency department. When Banner Children's Hospital opens — staffed with physicians in more than 20 different pediatric specialties — it will make the 80- acre Banner Desert campus at Dobson Road and Southern Avenue the state's largest medical complex. Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale is another jewel in the crown of Greater Phoenix health care institutions. It opened in 1987 as a premiere academic medical center where medical research and education are fully integrated with delivering the highest quality patient care. Leading the Way World- class medical facilities abound in the Valley of the Sun by Debra Gelbart W hen it comes to your health, you want the best care possible. Greater Phoenix continues to fortify its reputation as a metropolitan area with some of the best medical facilities anywhere. Despite the challenging economy, the Valley is " still a location where we have world class health care facilities and nationally renowned programs in several different areas," said John Rivers, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association in Phoenix. A nurse at Banner Children's Hospital in Mesa cares for a newborn. photos: The Arizona republic Continued on page 70