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.Joseph Health, St. Mary 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, 212-bed hospital it is today, St. Mary Medical Center’s dedication to serving the public has remained intrinsic to its core values of Dignity, Justice, Service and Excellence. At St.Joseph Health, St. Mary, 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, St. Mary provides health care for each patient, addressing and answering patient’s needs individually as valued members of the community.

St.Joseph Health, St. Mary, fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, has one of the High Desert's fully accredited cardiovascular surgery programs and the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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.Joseph Health, St. Mary is part of 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

St. Joseph Health, St. Mary cares for the whole person through our core values of Dignity, Justice, Service and Excellence. The core values of St. Joseph Health, St. Mary form the guiding principles for all we do, shaping interactions with those who are privileged to serve.

Dignity - We respect each person as an inherently valuable member of the human community and as a unique expression of life.

Service - We bring together people who recognize that every interaction is a unique opportunity to serve one another, the community and society.

Excellence - We foster personal and professional development, accountability, innovation, teamwork and commitment to quality.

Justice - We advocate for systems and structures that are attuned to the needs of the vulnerable and disadvantaged and that promote a sense of community among all persons.

All of us at St.Joseph Health, St. Mary​ 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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