Porter Adventist Hospital


  • 368-bed community hospital situated in the city of Denver
  • Approximately 10,000 admissions annually
  • Tertiary care medical staff which includes kidney/liver transplant, cardiovascular surgery, ECMO, complex head and neck surgery, along with critical care intensivists, hospitalists and radiologists available in house 24/7
  • Robust orthopedic surgery service that in 2015 performed 2100+ joint replacements, the most of any single hospital in the state of Colorado
  • Psychiatric services include inpatient adult and geriatric inpatient services
  • Remodeling upgrades include a Cardiac Cath. Lab, EP Lab, and Interventional Radiology
  • Lab/Pathology capable of managing the needs of a complex medical environment, including the availability of autopsy and transfusion protocols
  • Service area includes a large university, three business districts and primary highway artery for the city of Denver

Emergency Department

  • 23% admission rate
  • 6,200 ambulances – up 6% from previous year
  • Level III Trauma with 63% of trauma patients greater than 65 years’ old
  • 24 main ED treatment rooms, plus 6 ED flex rooms - used for a combination of results waiting, fast track and chest pain center OBS
  • Dedicated CT/Radiology suites in the ED, with bedside ultrasound in the main ED
  • ED Point of Care testing
  • Documentation system includes the use of templates, macros and voice recognition
  • Emergency Department staffing includes three dedicated physicians over a 24-hour period, supported by aggressive staffing with emergency medicine PAs/NPs
  • ED based chest pain OBS/CHF OBS/A-FIB OBS certified through their respective national organizations
  • Unique outpatient TIA clinic with average turnaround time of 48 hours from ED discharge


Denver, Colorado, commonly known as the mile-high city, is one of the top cities nationwide to raise a family. Those who live in Denver know the climate is nice and warm in the summer while the winter offers a cool winter wonderland where a white Christmas is likely. Denver offers something for everyone, from an entertaining nightlife to an abundance of parks and recreational opportunities.


Get major-city sophistication in a location that is one of the world’s natural wonders. Obviously a hub for those seeking the Rocky Mountain ski slopes, Denver is also home to four major sports teams, major museums and a wide variety of neighborhoods that make the city a destination in its own right.

 Porter Adventist Hospital

2525 S. Downing St.
Denver, CO 80210-5817

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