about st. john health system - we are ascension

This has been our mission for more than 90 years, and we are committed to making you stronger and healthier. We are a fully-integrated healthcare system encompassing seven hospitals in northeastern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. 

We also have an array of partner and subsidiaries healthcare facilities. In all, we’re serving more than 3,500 patients every day.

St. John hospitals:

Other St. John Health System facilities:

  • St. John Clinic, a team of more than 400 primary care and specialty physicians serving patients in 95+ clinic locations throughout northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas
  • St. John Villas senior living centers    
  • St. John Urgent Care centers
  • A variety of outpatient treatment centers 

We’re proud of our health system, and we strive to improve every day. Some of our successes include having Oklahoma’s only ACS Level II trauma center and northeastern Oklahoma’s only Joint Commission-accredited stroke center. We have one of Oklahoma’s only accredited women’s diagnostic imaging centers of excellence. St. John brought many advanced technologies to Tulsa, including  the first endovascular operating suite, all-digital diagnostic radiology, the da Vinci surgical robot and the CyberKnife non-invasive radiation system.

St. John Medical Center is Tulsa’s first Magnet-recognized hospital for excellence in nursing, and it was recently ranked a top Oklahoma hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-2013 Best Hospitals rankings. We were also named a 2012-2013 Consumer Choice Award Winner by the National Research Corporation.

These achievements reflect what is in the hearts of our experienced staff of doctors, nurses and team members: a commitment to serving northeastern Oklahoma through every challenge and triumph.


We Are Ascension

St. John is a part of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Together, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care in our community. To learn more about Ascension, click HERE

Ascension: Did You Know? 

  • Through Ascension's participation in the Veterans Choice program, Ascension has cared for nearly 8,900 individual veterans through almost 17,500 appointments.
  • Last year, 84,751 babies were born in Ascension hospitals. That's an average of 232 babies a day!
  • In 2016, Ascension provided $1.82 billion in care to persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
  • Through Medical Mission at Home events, Ascension delivers free medical care to those with limited access and who are struggling in the communities we serve. In 2016, 6,243 volunteers participated in events reaching 6,672 participants.
  • Ascension has more than 2,500 sites of care in 24 states, including 141 hospitals.