Denver Health is an integrated healthcare system providing more than 150 specialty services along with primary and urgent care. As a corner- stone of Colorado’s healthcare landscape, Denver Health has provided high-quality care to its community for more than 160 years.


Denver Health has highly skilled and dedicated healthcare professionals across various specialties. Key areas include:

Urgent Care: Denver Health’s multiple urgent care centers throughout Denver – and at Winter Park in the mountains – to provide essential services with minimal wait times for those in need, including through Virtual Urgent Care for MyChart users.

Orthopedics: Denver Health provides the region’s leading orthopedic experts who offer the full spectrum of orthopedic services, from traumatic and complex injuries of the musculoskeletal system to the most common conditions and diseases.

Bariatrics: The Denver Health Bariatric Surgery Center is the only Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program-certified hospital in Denver for both adolescents (ages 16-20) and adults (age 21-65), helping severely overweight patients lose weight and regain their health.

Breast Care and Mammography: Denver Health Breast Imaging offers the full spectrum of imaging techniques for detecting, diagnosing, and treating breast cancer, using the latest equipment and advancements in care to address your breast health needs with clinical expertise and compassion.

Trauma Services: The Ernest E. Moore Shock Trauma Center – a Level 1 Trauma Center with a 98% survival rate for the most severe traumatic injuries – is one of the top trauma centers in the nation, whose name- sake literally wrote the book (co-author of highly touted and referenced Trauma) on trauma injuries.


Denver Health plays a critical role as Colorado’s primary safety-net institution. It serves a diverse population, including a number of low-income individuals and families, uninsured patients and those facing social and economic challenges. Denver Health helps the City and County of Denver tackle some of the biggest challenges as a community, by addressing the following:

Offering Free Healthcare to Public School Students

Denver Health’s network of 19 school-based health centers inside Denver Public Schools campuses provide medical, mental health, dental and behavioral healthcare to any student and siblings at no charge to families through Denver Health Pediatrics.

Emergency Care for All

Denver Health’s Level I trauma center is one of the busiest in the region, providing emergency and critical care to patients with life-threatening injuries and illnesses. Denver Health also provides 911 and paramedic response through their paramedics’ team.

Community Care

Denver Health actively engages with the community through various initiatives, such as health education programs, mobile health centers and partnerships with social service organizations. In addition, the healthcare system provides Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders care to help address these challenges in the community. They offer community care for all, including those who cannot seek care elsewhere.


The scope of Denver Health’s impact is truly impressive. Here are some key statistics that illustrate its commitment to serving the community:

• The 555 licensed beds at Denver Health’s medical center make it one of the largest hospitals in Colorado.

• More than 100,000 members enrolled in the Denver Health Medical Plan, a nonprofit health insurance company.

• Billions of dollars are provided in uncompensated care over the years for the community — the amount of money spent that is not reimbursed to the hospital demonstrating Denver Health’s dedication to serving those in need.

• Millions of dollars invested annually in community health programs to address social determinants of health and promoting overall well-being.


Denver Health’s innovative approach to healthcare delivery has earned national recognition. Its commitment to providing quality care to all in the Denver community, regardless of their ability to pay, has made it a model for other community-focused healthcare institutions across the country.

As Denver continues to grow and evolve, Denver Health remains a vital pillar of the community, ensuring that everyone has access to the healthcare they need to live healthy and fulfilling lives.


Denver Health is constantly looking for ways to improve and expand its services. Some of its key priorities for the future include:

• Increasing access to primary care: Denver Health is working to expand services in underserved communities, including through mobile health centers.

• Expanding telehealth services: Denver Health is committed to making health- care more accessible through telehealth technology.

• Addressing social determinants of health:

Denver Health is working to address the root causes of health disparities through community partnerships and advocacy efforts. With its unwavering commitment to providing high-quality, accessible care, Denver Health will continue serving as a beacon of hope in the Mile High City for generations to come.