St Mary’s Healthcare Center

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St Mary’s Healthcare Center

St. Mary's Healthcare Center in Pierre, SD is a Catholic facility founded by the Benedictine Sisters and sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives. Pierre is located on the banks of the Missouri River with unparalleled outdoor recreation such as hunting, fishing, sailing, boating, hiking, and camping.


The Mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church by bringing it new life, energy and viability in the 21st century. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we move toward the creating of healthier communities.

About Us

St. Mary's Healthcare Center in Pierre, South Dakota is the only hospital of its size located within a radius of 160 miles. St. Mary's is part of Catholic Health Initiatives system based in Denver, Colorado. The healthcare center is Pierre's second largest private employer with 475 employees.

St. Mary's Healthcare Center is accredited by Joint Commission. St. Mary's sponsors Gettysburg Medical Center located 60 miles from Pierre. Our physicians provide outreach services, traveling to outer-lying areas up to 90 miles away.

St. Mary's Healthcare Center consists of:

Gettysburg Medical Center- that includes:

  • Gettysburg Memorial Hospital
  • Oahe Manor, 60-licensed bed, Long-Term Care Facility, includes 19-bed Alzheimer unit
  • Oahe Villa Congregate Living Center, 12 units - attached to long-term care facility
  • 60-bed acute care hospital accredited by Joint Commission.
  • Maryhouse long-term care facility with 105 beds-which includes 23-bed Medicare Certified Transitional Care Unit
  • ParkWood-a 58-unit independent living apartment complex for seniors

St. Mary's also includes:

  • 24-hour Emergency Rooms, with full-time ER doctor coverage
  • 4 Surgical Rooms
  • 6-room Intensive Care Unit
  • Outpatient Care
  • 6-room Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • St. Mary's Hospice
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Home Health in Pierre and Onida
  • Kidney Dialysis Unit (KDU)
  • OB's "The Family Center" featuring Labor, Delivery and Recovery Suites (LDRs)
  • Laboratory
  • Nutrition
  • Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center
Contact Information
801 E Sioux
Pierre, SD 57501
United States

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