About Us

About St. Joseph Health, St. Mary

Each year almost every family in our community is touched by one or more of the services offered by St. Mary Medical Center, ranging from wellness and prevention programs to state-of-the-art diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures.

For 60 years, St. Mary Medical Center has grown to become a leader in medical excellence by continuing to plan and innovate for the future. Progressing from a small facility in 1956 to the comprehensive, 186-bed hospital it is today, St. Mary Medical Center’s dedication to serving the public has remained intrinsic to its core values of Hospitality, Dignity, Justice, Service and Excellence. At St. Mary Medical Center, community focus is approached on a person-by-person basis and is ever present in the staff’s total-care philosophy. In the spirit of healing, SMMC provides health care for each patient, addressing and answering patient’s needs individually as valued members of the community.

St. Mary Medical Center, fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of health care Organizations, is one of the High Desert's fully accredited cardiovascular surgery program and the area's only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

St. Mary Medical Center is a part of the St. Joseph Health. The facilities that comprise the health system offer a wide variety of services within each of three regions—Northern California, Southern California and West Texas/Eastern New Mexico.

Medical Staff

Our Medical Staff is made up of more than 300 High Desert doctors. These physicians provide services in a multitude of disciplines including pediatrics, oncology, cardiology, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and more. Physicians on staff at St. Mary have offices throughout the Victor Valley and San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

To learn more about our great medical staff, please enjoy these wonderful comments recognizing the physicians in honor of Doctors' Day.

St. Joseph Health

St. Mary Medical Center is part of the St. Joseph Health. The facilities that comprise the system offer a wide variety of services within each of three regions: Northern California, Southern California and West Texas/Eastern New Mexico.

Our Mission

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange by continually improving the health and quality of life of people in the communities we serve.

Our Vision

We bring people together to provide compassionate care, promote health improvement and create healthy communities.

Our Values

Hospitality holds the promise of sharing the best of what we have expressed through our core values of Hospitality, Dignity, Justice, Service and Excellence.

All of us at St. Mary Medical Center are committed to our core values and work to make them present in our relationships with one another and with those we are privileged to serve. Our values continue a tradition of excellence and a dedication to help heal all we touch.

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