St. Anthony Hospital (Colorado)

St. Anthony Hospital, previously known as St. Anthony Central Hospital, is one of three Level I Trauma Centers in Colorado.[1] The Hospital is currently located at W. 2nd Pl and Routt St near the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood, Colorado. The Hospital was previously located at W. 16th Ave and Raleigh St, in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver.

St. Anthony Hospital
Centura Health
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St. Anthony Hospital in 2013.
Location11600 W. 2nd Place, Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Coordinates39°42′59″N 105°07′45″W / 39.7164°N 105.1292°W / 39.7164; -105.1292Coordinates: 39°42′59″N 105°07′45″W / 39.7164°N 105.1292°W / 39.7164; -105.1292
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typeGeneral
NetworkCentura Health
Emergency departmentLevel I trauma center
HelipadFAA LID: 42CO
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 100 x 100 30 × 30 Mats
H2 45 x 45 14 × 14 Asphalt/Concrete
ListsHospitals in Colorado

St Anthony's is part of Colorado's largest health network, The Centura Health Network.[2]


The previous location of St. Anthony Central Hospital located in Denver

Starting as a dream of the Sisters of St. Francis, the hospital was opened in 1892.[2] and dedicated on June 13, 1893.[3]

In 2011, the hospital was moved to a new campus and renamed to St. Anthony Hospital in the process. The transition to the new campus occurred in two stages with the new Emergency Department opening on June 17, 2011, and the main hospital opening on June 20, 2011.[4] As of August 2019, The CEO of St. Anthony Hospital is Peter Powers and the COO is Mary Albers.[5]

Emergency Medical ServicesEdit

St Anthony Flight for Life service began in 1972. Flight for Life was the first airborne ambulance service in the nation.[3]

The nation's first EMT and Paramedic academy was started in 1974 at St Anthony Central.[6]

St. Anthony provides medical directorship to over 50 Prehospital Agencies, to include Fire Departments, Ambulance Services, Search and Rescue Organizations, and certain Law Enforcement Agencies

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Designated trauma centers". Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  2. ^ a b "St. Anthony Hospital - About Us". Centura Health. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  3. ^ a b "History of Colfax Avenue". Colfax Avenue. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  4. ^ "St. Anthony Hospital Gears Up for Move Weekend". Centura Health. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  5. ^ { St. Anthony Hospital web site] Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Our History at St. Anthony Hospital, archived from the original on 2014-01-09, retrieved 2018-01-27