Banner Desert Medical Center is a 459-bed, nonprofit hospital, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. We are a flagship of Banner Health and one of the largest and most comprehensive facilities in Arizona.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Banner Desert one of the leading hospitals in the East Valley and Phoenix.
Banner Desert Medical Center serves as a tertiary referral center for the East Valley of metropolitan Phoenix. Areas of excellence include:
High tech and high touch
As one of the largest acute care facilities in the East Valley, Banner Desert offers state-of-the-art technology in all departments, from our two da Vinci Surgical robots to our 3D cancer technology. Our campus is also host to iCare, a telehealth program that provides an extra layer of monitoring for patients in intensive-care units at Banner Desert and throughout the Valley at other Banner hospitals.
To balance our high-tech campus, Banner Desert also offers unique integrative therapies, from Dog Therapy, Music Therapy and Massage Therapy to The Oasis Spa, a hospital-based sanctuary offering a team of highly skilled, licensed practitioners who will assist you in reducing stress, renewing energy and restoring a sense of well-being.
A small city, continuously growing
Banner Desert employs more than 3,700 health care professionals and support staff. The facility has a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians representing 65 specialties.
- 2,000 new cancer cases diagnosed and treated
- 6,000 babies delivered
- 40,000 inpatients
- 65,000 outpatients
- 90,000 Emergency department visits
Banner Desert Medical Center has recently expanded our adult Emergency department to increase capacity and better meet community need. In fact, we now have the state's largest Emergency department.
- Top honors: Bowel Obstruction, Total Hip Replacement, Newborn Hearing Screens and Stroke
- Appreciation: Arizona Parents Kit launch; Virginia Piper Charitable Trust