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Accreditations and Awards


U.S.News & World Report,
America's Best Hospitals
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014

Our 2014 rankings:

#2 Hospital in Arizona

#2 Hospital in Phoenix/Metropolitan Area

Nationally ranked in Geriatrics

Ranked high performing in 11 speciaties

View the 2014 rankings View the 2014 rankings

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center has distinguished itself in many ways. Here are some of our most recent accreditations and awards:



  • Magnet™ Hospital: the highest honor a hospital can earn for its nursing care and practices. The Magnet Recognition Program® is a prestigious designation to recognize health care organizations for nursing excellence.
  • Konnectology: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center identified as the top kidney transplant center in the United States out of 246 transplant centers.
  • Get With The Guidelines ® - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • Becker's Hospital Review 100 Hospitals with great women's health programs
  • IBCLC Care Award: For excellence in breastfeeding support activities by highly skilled staff certified by the International Board Certified Lactation Examiners.
  • Phoenix Magazine’s Top Docs: About 40 percent of the physicians listed in this prestigious survey of local physicians, by local physicians, are on the medical staff at Banner Good Samaritan. 
  • Internal Medicine residency program, Educational Innovations Project: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education awarded a ten-year accreditation cycle to the Banner Good Samaritan program. Only 17 of 450 Internal Medicine teaching programs received this level of accreditation.
  • LIVESTRONG®: Livestrong Community Impact Project awarded grant to Palliative Care Program.
  • Phoenix Business Journal: Banner Good Samaritan named as one of 2011's "Best Places to Work" in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.
  • Delta Group’s CareChex Study:
    • Cavanagh Heart Center:  Ranked #1 hospital for Interventional Coronary Care in Arizona
    • Cavanagh Heart Center: Ranked among the top 10% of heart hospitals in the U.S.
    • Cancer Care program ranked #3 in Arizona
    • Cancer Care program ranked in top 10% of U.S.

General Information Fact Sheet

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 839-2000
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