MEDICAL EXCELLENCE

The City of Detroit has eight hospitals, with 52 more in the greater Detroit area. Primary, specialty and emergency healthcare are available through a variety of hospitals and medical centers.


The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been recognized among “America’s Best Hospitals” and “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report. As the leading academically integrated system in metropolitan Detroit and the largest healthcare provider in southeast Michigan, the DMC has more than 2,000 licensed beds and 3,000 affiliated physicians.

The Henry Ford Health System is one of the nation’s largest group practices, and includes more than 1,100 physicians practicing over 40 specialties. Its flagship location in Detroit is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.

St. John Providence is a member of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system. St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit offers more than 750 licensed beds and more than 1,200 active medical staff. It provides advanced care in numerous specialties such as cardiology, oncology, neurosciences, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, women’s services and pediatrics.

Additional hospitals serve the region, such as  The University of Michigan Health SystemBeaumont HospitalsOakwood Healthcare System and St. Joseph Mercy Health System.

Both the Detroit Medical Center and the University of Michigan Medical Center are teaching and research centers. Additionally, Wayne State University’s School of Medicine has a distinguished history of producing some of the nation’s finest physicians and researchers. These resources ensure a steady pipeline of skilled medical staff to continue to provide first-in-class services to the residents of Michigan, as well as continued advancements in medical treatment.