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May 14, 2014, 13:00 ET

St. Joseph's Receives Largest Donation in Its History

St. Joseph's Foundation has received the largest donation in its history, a $19-million gift that will help create one of the nation's foremost...

Oct 14, 2013, 13:03 ET
Miss La Paz County 2012, Alyson Tozer, recently received a life-saving double lung transplant at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix and now aspires to become Miss America.  (PRNewsFoto/St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center)

Miss America Aspirant Has Lung Transplant

An aspiring beauty pageant queen with big dreams ahead has received a life-saving double lung transplant at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical...

Jul 12, 2013, 16:39 ET
Tommy Zuleger shows where his neurostimulator was implanted. At 37, he was the youngest Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center patient to have deep brain stimulation surgery at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.  (PRNewsFoto/St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center)

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center's Youngest Patient Praises New "Sci-Fi" Procedure

 First experiencing symptoms at just 29-years-old and diagnosed with Parkinson's at age 34, Tommy Zuleger is the youngest patient ever treated...

Jun 12, 2013, 16:49 ET
Dr. Michael Smith prepares donor lungs transported in "Lung-in-a-Box" technology for placement in patient at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. St. Joseph's is one of only five locations in the nation using the revolutionary technology for transplantation of lungs.  (PRNewsFoto/St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center)

New Era in Medicine Comes to Arizona

 Lung transplant surgeons at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have performed Arizona's first "breathing" lung...

Nov 28, 2012, 11:03 ET

High-Tech Medical Consulting from St. Joseph's Helps Native Americans with Hepatitis C

With reported cases of hepatitis C skyrocketing around the nation, experts at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center have launched an innovative...

Nov 14, 2012, 17:30 ET

St. Joseph's Hospital Sees Rapid Increase in Lung Transplantation

 Surgeons at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center today performed their 50th lung transplant this year, a remarkable number reached by...

Jul 02, 2012, 18:49 ET

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Receives Largest Gift in Its History

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix has received a $3 million donation from Celebrity Fight...

Jun 28, 2012, 06:00 ET

Arizona's Newest Medical School Opens

 Creighton University 's School of Medicine Regional Campus at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Arizona opens its doors today as 42...

May 08, 2012, 20:47 ET

Rock Star Bret Michaels Featured on New Medical Website

Rocker and philanthropist Bret Michaels thanks the hospital who saved his life on a new medical website, Barrow50.org. Michaels suffered from a...

Jan 31, 2012, 10:00 ET

Barrow Celebrates 50th Anniversary

 As one of the world's most-renowned medical facilities celebrates its 50th anniversary, surgeons at Barrow Neurological Institute are...

Nov 10, 2011, 16:32 ET

Vietnam War Era Veteran Receives 100th Lung Transplant at St. Joseph's Hospital

On the eve of Veterans Day, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center announced that a 62-year-old Vietnam War era veteran has become the hospital's...

Oct 27, 2011, 14:02 ET
Pumpkin Patients: Lung transplant surgeon Dr. Ross Bremner takes his operating skills to a new level at St. Joseph's Hospital's annual surgeons' pumpkin carving contest in Phoenix, Arizona. Thirteen scalpel wielding surgeons competed in this year's Doc 'O Lantern competition.  (PRNewsFoto/St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Photographer: Brad Armstrong)

St. Joseph's Annual Doc-O-Lantern Contest!

Who:   Spine-tingling surgeons from St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center What:   As Halloween approaches, 10 of the...

Oct 04, 2011, 18:57 ET

St. Joseph's Hospital, University of Arizona Create Valley Fever Center in Phoenix

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix today announced an agreement to create...

Sep 07, 2011, 14:57 ET

Barrow Researchers Selected by Scientific American to Author Popular Column on Illusions

Two neuroscientists from Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, who are popularizing the once-grim topic of brain research by connecting it to...

Aug 16, 2011, 13:48 ET

Arizona First in Nation to Require Athletes Pass Concussion Education Exam Through Program Designed Specifically for Students

Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA), and the Arizona Cardinals...

Aug 12, 2011, 17:47 ET

Phoenix Zoo Teams Up With Top "Human" Heart Surgeon to Save Oldest Mandrill in U.S.

Veterinarians at the Phoenix Zoo welcomed the help of the Associate Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at St. Joseph's Heart & Lung Institute,...

Mar 17, 2011, 16:23 ET

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center to Expand Growth Funded by Celebrity Fight Night

Just over a year after moving into its cutting-edge facility, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix is expanding to...

Mar 17, 2011, 16:23 ET

Bret Michaels to Perform at Celebrity Fight Night in Support of St. Joseph's

Bret Michaels will perform at Celebrity Fight Night in Phoenix this Saturday to support and give thanks to Barrow Neurological Institute at St....

Dec 06, 2010, 14:30 ET

Doctor originario del Distrito Federal recibe atención médica en Arizona por una lesión de la médula espinal sufrida en un accidente catastrófico con un camión de basura

Médico cirujano mexicano volverá a la práctica gracias a los avances médicos y a su fuerza de voluntad y carácter,...

Jul 19, 2010, 15:29 ET

Hospital Treating Bret Michaels Listed Among Nation's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

The hospital that treated Bret Michaels has been named by U.S. News & World Report one of the nation's best hospitals. Barrow Neurological...