Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg
Locations

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg

  • Hospital/Medical Center
  • Emergency Care

Hours

Open 24 hours a day, 7 day a week

About Us

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg’s mission of care began in 1903, when the Sisters of St. Joseph founded Mt. Carmel Hospital.

We're committed to our mission of serving as a healing presence with special concern for our neighbors who are vulnerable.

Among our hospital's features are:

  • 40,000-square-foot Surgery Center, including state-of-the-art technology, including robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgeries with the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System
  • Ascension Via Christi Cancer Center delivers advanced diagnostic testing, targeted radiation therapy and advanced surgical treatment to help you fight cancer.
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital Birthing Center in Pittsburg features experienced OB-GYNs, a level II nursery, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, a central fetal monitoring system and more.
  • Our Acute Rehabilitation Unit delivers inpatient rehabilitation care for stroke, serious illness or traumatic injury.
  • The Ascension Via Christi Heart Center, supported by our newly renovated $2.6 million Cardiac Stepdown Unit, features a state-of-the-art catheterization lab. We also offer cardiac diagnostic for patients of all ages, including pediatric echocardiagrams that provide ultrasound images of children's hearts.
  • Emergency Room is recognized as a level III trauma center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons
  • Ascension Via Christi Advanced Wound Care uses hyperbaric oxygen therapy and other advanced treatments to help with burns, ulcers, trauma wounds, surgical wounds, vasculitis and other hard-to-heal wounds.
  • Other extensive specialty service lines include diagnostics, physical therapy and occupational health

Accreditation and safety initiatives

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and holds memberships in the American Hospital Association, the Kansas Hospital Association and the Catholic Health Association. Our hospital is currently training associates for our hospital to become a High Reliability Organization to increase safety for patients, visitors and employees.

Quality measure data for Ascension Via Christi Hospital may be found at the Hospital Compare website. Soon, Ascension Via Christi Hospital will also be voluntarily reporting safety data to the Leapfrog Group.

Orthopedics

Ascension Via Christi serves patients with orthopedic injuries and conditions, including those affecting the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Our board-certified physician also provides care in an outpatient clinic setting, including comprehensive services for inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation.

Orthopedic services at Ascension Via Christi Hospital:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Sports medicine injuries
  • Fractures
  • Workers compensation injuries

Support healthcare in Pittsburg with the Mt Carmel Foundation

If you'd like to help support new and growing healthcare services at Ascension Via Christi in Pittsburg, please consider donating to the Mount Carmel Foundation.