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Serving Kansas for more than 135 years, Ascension Via Christi is a faith-based healthcare organization that operates seven hospitals and 75 other sites of care and employs 6,000 associates. In fiscal year 2018, we provided $68.8 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty.

Executive Leadership
Don King
Don King
Senior Vice President, Ascension

Kansas-born Don King joined Ascension Via Christi in April 2019 — bringing with him nearly 20 years of senior healthcare leadership experience. In his role as Ascension senior vice president and Kansas ministry market executive, he is the strategic and operational leader responsible for promoting alignment within Ascension Kansas and Ascension’s national ministry.

Community Impact
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Improving the health of communities we serve

Ascension Via Christi serves as a healthcare safety net for thousands of Kansans who might otherwise go without healthcare – particularly those who are poor and uninsured. Through our community benefit programs, we work in collaboration with our community partners to provide access to medical care to individuals who need it most.

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