Patients & Visitors at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center  

Visiting Hours



Restricted hospital visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.  Please understand that there are occasions when hospital staff may ask visitors to leave in order to better care for the patient.

Of course, exceptions do exist.  Please note the following:

  • Limited visiting hours are 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Visitors may enter the hospital through the East and Emergency Department entrances only.  Security will be stationed at the east entrance for visitor check-in and badges.
  • Partners in Caring participants are allowed to stay in the patient's room at night.  If they leave the building during restricted hours, they must check-in with Security at the East entrance desk.

Visiting hours do not restrict OB/Triage patients.

Pediatrics/Children's Center

Parents are welcome all day.

Critical Care Unit

Due to patient care activity by the hospital staff, the CCU is closed to visitors during the following hours.
  • 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Adult Behavioral Health Unit

Visiting hours are 12 to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. daily.  Due to the nature of treatment needs, visiting hours are limited and subject to change.  Nursing units can advise regarding holiday visiting schedules and opportunities for family members to participate in educational sessions.

  • Visitors must be 15 years of age or older.
  • All food items are prohibited, and any beverages must be in factory-sealed containers.
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 865-5555
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