Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma Center in South Denver

Swedish Medical Center Level I Trauma Center

Swedish Medical Center Level I Trauma Center

Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE, serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for neurotrauma and as the region’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most advanced stroke care. Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty and is an eight time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital recognized by Reuters. Learn about other awards and recognition that Swedish has earned.

An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, Swedish is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years. Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,800 physicians.

Swedish Memorable Care

At Swedish Medical Center, our staff is at the heart of delivering on our promise of Swedish Memorable Care which is inherent to our culture. Our goal is to create a culture of excellence in which we aspire to be the best at delivering clinical care and exceptional service while fostering an environment that satisfies and even exceeds the expectations of our patients, employees and physicians.

By doing so, we believe we will create a "positive, memorable experience" for all those who come into contact with Swedish- most importantly, for our patients who entrust us with their care. As a respected medical provider, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medial specialty. Recognized by the patients we treat every day, we are a four-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award. Learn about other awards and recognition that Swedish has earned.

Offering expert treatment through our centers of excellence

Swedish, a Level I Trauma Center, offers eight distinct centers of excellence:

Learn why patients say, "Take me to Swedish" (pdf)

Recognition for excellence at Swedish Medical Center

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Annual winner of the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award for hospitals in the Denver-Metro area
  • American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) Gold Plus Award (sole recipient in Colorado) - Stroke
  • AHA/ASA Gold Award — NCDR-ACTION Registry
  • AHA/ASA Silver Award — Heart Failure
  • AHA/ASA Silver Award — Coronary Artery Disease
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, American Society for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery
  • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery from Blue Cross, Blue Shield
  • Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery from United Health
  • Center of Excellence for Neurosciences & Regional Neurotrauma Referral Center
  • Designated Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Spine Surgery
  • Designated member of OptumHealth Centers of Excellence network for Bariatric Resources Services
  • Founder Stroke Alert
  • Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ recipient 2017
  • Joint Commission Certification in Coronary Artery Disease, Open Heart Surgery and Heart Failure
  • Joint Commission Certification in Advanced Stroke Care — the first and only four-time certified Stroke Center in the region
  • Recognized by Donor Alliance as the #1 hospital for organ donation in Colorado and Wyoming for two years in a row
  • Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Quality Measures 2010: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia
  • 5280 Top Docs
  • Peak Performers Awards