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Mercy Health — Defiance Hospital
1404 E. Second Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512
Get Directions Tel: 419-782-8444

Compassionate, high-quality health care for the Defiance community

Mercy Health — Defiance Hospital offers you the high-quality health care you need and the compassion you deserve. Our expert doctors, nurses and caregivers are committed to helping you be well in mind, body and spirit. 

Our emergency center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week - offering a direct link via Life Flight to Level I trauma care at Mercy Heath — St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.


Mercy Health — Defiance Hospital features an eight-bed emergency center, 17 patient rooms/23 beds, two operating rooms and two procedure rooms. We are connected by walkway to Mercy Health Defiance Fauster Surgery Center and Mercy Defiance Clinic and have a Life Flight helipad for patient transport. We offer physical, occupational, speech therapy including pediatric, aquatic, dry needling, lymphadema therapy, cupping, cardiac rehabilitation and vestibular rehabilitation therapy.

In addition to therapy, Mercy Health — Defiance Hospital offers:

  • ADOS testing for autism
  • Sleep center
  • Congestive Heart Failure Clinic
  • EKG, cardiac stress testing and echocardiography
  • Neurologic testing
  • Chemotherapy
  • OP Infusion Services
  • Laboratory and radiology services including MRI, Dexa, general and vascular ultrasound, nuclear med, CT, 3-D mammography(tomosynthesis), breast MRI, and interventional radiology procedures

Mercy Health — Defiance Hospital received an A grade for patient safety for Fall 2018 from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for reducing errors, infections and accidents.

Hospital Services

Our hospital services include cardiology, surgery, neurology, OB/GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pain management, and urology.

Additional services are offered at the Mercy Health Defiance Clinic. These include the following:

  • Diabetes education
  • Eye center (ophthalmology, optometry and optical shoppe)
  • Pharmacy (retail)
  • Urgent care
  • Women's health services
  • WorkMed (Occupational Health Services)
  • Wound care
  • Counseling services
  • Behavioral therapy