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Banner Estrella Medical Center

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  • Banner Estrella Medical Center was built to meet the health care needs of a growing West Valley community, while delivering on

Banner Health’s promise of “making a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.”


A full-service medical campus, the 208 all private bed hospital offers an array of medical services, including ambulatory care,

cardiac services, emergency services, general surgery, medical imaging, orthopedic services and a comprehensive women and

infants services program. Banner Estrella also offers and encourages the use of complementary healing treatments, such as

pet therapy, spiritual care and meditation.


Facts about Banner Estrella Medical Center


  • Year opened: 2005
  • Number of patient beds: 214
  • Number of inpatients (2011): 18,739
  • Number of Emergency department visits (2011): 87,146
  • Number of babies delivered (2011): 3,725
  • Number of surgeries performed: 6,278
  • Number of employees: 1,400
  • Number of physicians on medical staff: 800
  • Number of volunteers: 200
  • Number of volunteer hours served in 2011:  29,000

Awards received by Banner Estrella Medical Center


  • Energy Star hospital designation by the Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S News and World Report: Ranked seventh and high performing in seven specialties
  • Receives national bronze award for stroke care


  • U.S. News & World Report, Ranked Top Hospital in the Valley in three specialties


  • Donor Network of Arizona, Outstanding Physician Award to Michael Simons, MD
  • Banner Health Spotlight Award, Banner Estrella Medical Center Laboratory, Performance Excellence
  • Health Imaging and IT, Top 25 Connected Winner, Banner Health
  • WESTMARC Best of the West, Honorable Mention, Thinking Green for a Sustainable Future


  • Arizona Quality Alliance, Arizona Showcase in Excellence Award, “Be the Tube” LEAN project (turnaround time on emergent lab procedures), 2009
  • Advance Magazine, Banner Estrella Medical Center Laboratory of the Year, 2nd Place, 2009
  • Banner Health Spotlight Award, Banner Estrella Medical Center Laboratory, Performance Excellence, 2009
  • United Blood Services, Valentines For Life, Bronze Award, 2009



  • Health Imaging and IT, Top 25 Connected Winner, Banner Health, 2008
  • Arizona Society for Respiratory Care, Department of the Year, Banner Estrella Medical Center, 2007-2008
  • Maryvale Revitalization Corporation, John. F. Long Community Service Award, 2008



  • AIA Arizona Honor Award in the “Distinguished Building” category, awarded November 2005
  • Modern Health Care magazine – “Award of Excellence – Built Projects,” awarded October 2005
  • WESTMARC Best of the West Award (Service to Communities-Health and Wellness), awarded October 2005. This award is for meeting community health need in the West Valley.
  • IIDA Pacific Northwest Chapter, InAward, "Honors-Healthcare" category, awarded October 2005
  • Contract magazine, Interiors Award (bestowed in January 2006)
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