Nestled at 10,152 feet of elevation in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, St. Vincent Hospital is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital serving the rural area of Lake County and North America's highest city of Leadville, Colorado.
We are also a Colorado Special District, a Quasi-Municipal Corporation bound by the Rules and Regulations of The State of Colorado.
The Board of Directors, elected by the voters of the special district, provide oversight, strategic direction and have fiduciary responsibility for St. Vincent Hospital.
In 1879, the Sister's of Charity - Leavenworth Kansas came to Leadville to address the medical needs of this bustling mining community. Since that time, St. Vincent has provided over 125 years of continuous medical service to the community of Leadville.
Here for you, your family and our community, is not only our positioning statement but it is also our culture at St. Vincent Hospital. Our staff has a collective goal to provide compassionate, patient-centered care to our rural community in Lake County Colorado.
The mission of St. Vincent General Hospital is to provide the best possible continuum of healthcare services to meet the health needs of persons in Lake County and surrounding areas. These services will be provided in a quality, cost-effective and accessible basis, and achieve a balance between community needs and available resources. We will reflect the caring and noble nature of this mission in all that we do.