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Awards and Accolades

  • AHA Stroke Gold Plus
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal
  • Commission of Cancer
  • Certified Program
  • CAP Accredited
  • Accredited Center

What's happening at Saint Francis?

Quality Healthcare Services in Wilmington

Caring for You through Life

For over 90 years, Saint Francis Healthcare has been a renowned medical provider in the Wilmington area. Our method of care is focused on the patient experience—we want to hear your thoughts and concerns so that we can create a personalized treatment plan. As a full-service hospital, we provide a wide variety of high quality services, including cancer care, cardiology, maternity, and physical therapy. Our compassionate staff is trained to treat patients of all ages and guide them through every stage of their medical care.

We Are Committed to Serving Our Community

Every community deserves a cost-effective healthcare provider close to home, and we at Saint Francis Healthcare are honored to fulfill that role in the Wilmington and greater New Castle County area. In addition to our medical services, we also organize charity events and health and wellness programs in order to take care of the underserved members of our community. We perform regular Health Needs Assessment studies so that we can learn about the health issues local residents commonly face and build on our services to better meet their needs.

Upcoming Events at Saint Francis Healthcare

Our Exciting News

  • Saint Francis Healthcare Verified as Level III Trauma Center

    Saint Francis Healthcare has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center from the American College of Surgeons Verification Review Committee. The hospital is currently the only adult verified Level III Trauma Center in New Castle County, DE. This ...
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  • Saint Francis Life Welcomes U.S. Senator Tom Carper

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper shares the history of the Wilmington Riverfront with Saint Francis LIFE participants during his tour of the LIFE Center. Saint Francis LIFE welcomed U.S. Senator Tom Carper and his staff to the LIFE Center Friday, August 4, ...
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Saint Francis Health Blog

  • Saint Francis' Fitness Plan for a Heart-Healthy Life

    Heart disease is the number-one cause of death in both men and women in the United States. Saint Francis Healthcare urges adults to get annual screenings, but also to embrace a preventive lifestyle of diet and exercise. Heart disease is often caused ...
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  • The Direct Anterior Approach: Less Cutting, Quicker Healing

    The direct anterior approach is a minimally invasive surgery technique for hip replacements, involving a smaller incision and less aggressive measures during the procedure. During a traditional hip replacement, the surgeon cuts through the side or ...
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  • Employment at Saint Francis Healthcare

    Saint Francis is a leading provider of compassionate medical care in Wilmington. From our individualized care to our dedicated staff, we implement a patient-centered approach in all that we do. Learn more about joining our team!

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  • For Healthcare Professionals

    Saint Francis Healthcare is focused on creating the optimal patient experience. As such, we aim to train up highly skilled and talented medical professionals. Take the next step by learning more about additional training options!

    Resources for Training & Education