St. Joseph Medical Center
About the hospital
Located in the suburban community of Towson in Baltimore County, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center has a rich history of providing loving service and compassionate care since its founding in 1864 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. Its Catholic heritage ever-present, the medical center today boasts a wide range of superb clinical programs and centers of excellence, including the Cancer, Heart and Orthopaedic Institutes, Women and Children’s services and Emergency Medicine.
UM St. Joseph is a proud member of the University of Maryland Medical System since 2012. Kaiser Permanente proudly partners with UM St. Joseph because of their dedication to providing the highest quality health care services to the community.
7601 Osler Drive
Towson, MD 21204
Emergency Care Labor and delivery Our premier hospitals
Awards & accolades
U.S. News & World Report ranked UM St. Joseph as #3 in the state and Baltimore Metro area for the third consecutive year, and is once again the #1 community hospital in Maryland. UM St. Joseph is rated “high performing” in 12 in specific procedures.
UM St. Joseph was one of only 455 hospitals in the nation—and one of three in the state of Maryland—to earn five out of five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in its 2021 Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings report. This is the fourth consecutive time receiving CMS's highest rating.
For the second year in a row, Healthgrades, has recognized UM St. Joseph as among America's 100 Best HospitalsTM. America's 100 Best Hospitals are in the top 2 percent of hospitals in the nation for exhibiting clinical excellence year over year and superior performance in 32 of the most common conditions and procedures. In addition, UM St. Joseph has received the following awards:
- Outstanding Patient Experience Award
- America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award
- America’s s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award
- America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award
- America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award
- America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award
- America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award
- Critical Care Excellence Award
- Stroke Care Excellence Award
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Patient Safety Award (2017)
Stage 7 on the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model for Inpatient and Ambulatory Care (2017)
The Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute earned the Accreditation Award with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC)
GBMC Healthcare System was a recipient of this year's James W. Rouse Excellence In Diversity Award by the Chesapeake Human Resources Association (CHRA)
*As of October 2020
Centers of Excellence
Sandra R. Berman Heart Institute
Jack and Elizabeth Dunn Family Orthopaedic Institute
Family Childbirth Center
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Emergency Department