Facts and Figures

At a Glance

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital has been a part of life in the Southern Maryland region for more than 100 years. 

Nestled in the waterside community of Leonardtown, Maryland, we are a 130-bed full-service community hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care. With innovative technology and a dedication to excellence, our staff is committed to providing you and your family quality care with a compassionate touch. Whether you receive medical care, utilize rehabilitative therapy or participate in a community screening, MedStar St. Mary's places a priority on delivering a positive healthcare experience.

With more than 1,200 associates, MedStar St. Mary's is one of the largest employers in St. Mary's County. From diagnosis to treatment and recovery, our skilled professionals work together to make your experience the best it can be. Not only will we meet your medical needs, but we'll offer you the dignity, comfort and support you deserve during trying times.

As a not-for-profit hospital, MedStar St. Mary's earnings are reinvested into the community and into improving patient care. Our community outreach program, Health Connections, promotes healthy living through seminars, classes, support groups, health fairs, and demonstrations. Free and low-cost programs are offered on the hospital campus and in the community. 

Statistics Fiscal Year 2016

Inpatient Admissions 7,689
Outpatient Visits 114,151
Emergency Visits 52,429
Annual Births 1,283
Ambulatory Surgery Cases 6,306
Medical Staff  415
Associates  1,239

Awards and Accreditations

MedStar St. Mary's is accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

Other awards and designations for excellence in quality and patient care include:

Cardiac
HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack, 2017
American Heart Association Gold Plus Performance Award for Excellent Stroke Care, 2012-2015
The Joint Commission Top Performer in Heart Attack and Heart Failure, 2014

Surgery
The Joint Commission Top Performer in Surgical Care, 2014

Orthopedics
HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement, 2017

Maternity Services
Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. Designation, 2017
March of Dimes 39 Weeks Banner, 2015
The Joint Commission Top Performer in Preinatal care, 2014

Pulmonary
HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2017
HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2007-2014
The Joint Commission Top Performer in Key Quality Measures: Pneumonia, 2014

Gastrointestinal
HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction, 2016-2017
HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery, 2017

Excellence & Improvement
Achieved "Meaningful Use" - Stage 1, Year 1 in FY12; Stage 1, Year 2 in FY14; Stage 2, Year 1 in FY15; Stage 2, Year 2 in FY16
VHQC Quality Innovation Award for reductions in HAIs, 2015        
Maryland Performance Excellence Platinum Award, 2014
Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. Excellence Award for Quality Improvement, 2004, 2008-2014
AWE Workplace Excellence Award, 2014-2015
Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals, 2013

Patient Safety
HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, 2012-2015

Marketing
Aster Awards Excellence in Medical Marketing, 2014

Wellness
AWE Eco Leadership Award, 2014-2015
AWE Health and Wellness Trailblazer Award, 2014-2015
Practice Greenhealth Eco Leadership Award, 2011

Education
College of Southern Maryland Partner in Education Award, 2012