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Ascension Via Christi St. Francis

Ascension Via Christi St. Francis

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About Us

In Wichita, KS, Ascension Via Christi St. Francis Hospital and ER delivers personalized testing and care for your everyday health needs.


The Admissions department is located just past the Information Desk in the hospital's main lobby.

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Blood and Marrow Transplant Center of Kansas

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Center of Kansas is a cooperative effort of Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Wichita, the Cancer Center of Kansas and the American Red Cross.

Burn Center

The Ascension Via Christi Regional Burn Center is the only dedicated burn care facility within 180 miles of Wichita.

Cancer Center in Wichita

Ascension Via Christi Cancer Center in Wichita is a freestanding cancer treatment facility for outpatient cancer rehabilitation and radiation therapy.

Cancer Institute

Ascension Via Christi Cancer Institute is the area's only dedicated inpatient medical and surgical treatment center specifically for cancer.

Cancer Outreach and Risk Assessment

Ascension Via Christi Cancer Outreach and Risk Assessment offers screening, counseling and genetic testing services for those who want to be proactive about their future health.

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation specialists at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis work with you to strengthen your heart and lungs and help manage your symptoms. During cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, we monitor your heart, nutrition and lifestyle changes to help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure to improve your overall health. We also help you cope with stress by providing support to you and your family.

Your care team can also connect you to the care you need through recovery, including:

  • Heart nutrition counseling 
  • Medication anticoagulation management
  • Transitional care, bridging next steps once home, including fitness and wellness options.

Cardiovascular research and clinical trials

Our doctors at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis are committed to being leaders in cardiovascular research, working to help improve how we diagnose and treat heart and vascular diseases. Your doctor may recommend a clinical trial as part of your care. And you can talk to your cardiologist if you are interested in participating in clinical trials.

Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Services

Services include:

  • CT with Dual Source 128-slice technology
  • Ultrasound
  • Vascular medicine
  • Nuclear medicine
  • CT spect imaging
  • Stereotactic breast biopsies
  • X-ray
  • Fluoroscopic imaging

For scheduling please call 316-689-6213. MRI services are also available on this campus through Ascension Via Christi Imaging. Call 426-2000 to schedule.

Emergency Room and Level 1 Trauma Center

  • Staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by board-certified emergency medicine physicians and nursing staff certified in advanced cardiac life support
  • Level I Trauma Center works with air-ground transport teams in your area to provide 24-hour critical care for trauma injuries.
  • Regional Burn Center treats adult and pediatric burn patients in a 12-bed, technologically advanced unit
  • Pediatric-friendly ER designed to provide a more “ouchless” experience for children
  • Level 3 Geriatric Accreditation ensures care specially designed for older adults

Epilepsy Center

Ascension Via Christi Epilepsy Center is committed to one goal: To help patients control seizures and lead active lives.

Heart Care

Ascension Via Christi's structural heart program treats patients with cardiac valve disease with procedures such as MitraClip and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The Heart Failure Disease Management Program is designed to help patients stay out of the hospital and live better, more vigorous lives. Cardiac Rehabilitation combines education with exercise to create a personal plan to help manage your cardiac health.

Joint Replacement Center

The Ascension Via Christi Joint Replacement Center is here with a comprehensive approach with the goal of getting you back to the activities you love.

Outpatient Pharmacy

If you need a prescription filled after a hospital or ER visit, Ascension Via Christi Outpatient Pharmacy is your most convenient and cost-effective choice.


Pediatric care — the Grant and Norma Davis ChildLife Center, the Pediatric Therapy Program and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit — at Ascension Via Christi Hospital has been developed to meet the unique medical and developmental needs of children who are ill or injured.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Ascension Via Christi Pulmonary Rehabilitation program combines education with exercise to create an individualized program for you.

Stroke Center

American Heart Association Stroke Gold Plus AwardAs the region's only 24/7 neuro-interventional center, Ascension Via Christi Comprehensive Stroke Center is a life-saving resource for patients and hospitals throughout Kansas.

Ascension Via Christi St. Francis has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke GoldPlus quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability.

Suctioning Clinic

Located in the ChildLife Center in Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, the Ascension Via Christi Suctioning Clinic is open 24 hours and is accessible by prescription-only.

Transitional Care Clinic

Ascension Via Christi Transitional Care Clinic provides primary care to patients who are not established with a primary care doctor in the community. Patients eligible for care are those in need of medical services following a recent hospitalization or emergency room visit.

Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Therapy

Ascension Via Christi Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Therapy brings together doctors, nurses and therapists with specialized training in treating chronic wounds.

Wellness Program

Ascension Via Christi’s Cancer Wellness Program begins with a fitness assessment by a clinical exercise physiologist with a specialist certification in Cancer Exercise.