A legacy of healing, in the heart of Cincinnati
At The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health, we’re proud of our legacy as the first Jewish hospital in the United States, founded in 1850 to serve the Jewish community of Cincinnati. Yet since the beginning, we’ve been privileged to welcome and care for people of all faiths. To this day, our doctors, residents, nurses and staff remain focused on delivering compassionate care and the best outcomes for patients and their families.
Located at 4777 E. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236, 513-686-3000.
The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health was founded in 1850, when a cholera epidemic sickened thousands of Cincinnatians. The Jewish community saw a need to provide care for poor Jews, and founded the first Jewish hospital in the United States. Since its early days, The Jewish Hospital has always welcomed and cared for people of every faith.
The Jewish Hospital’s legacy of teaching the next generation of physicians dates back more than 100 years, and today, residents in surgery, medicine, podiatry and pharmacy all train at The Jewish Hospital.
The Jewish Hospital is located in Kenwood, a Cincinnati suburb that provides convenient access from around the Tristate.
Our renowned services include the region’s only adult Blood & Marrow Transplant Center; a premier Joint Replacement Center performing nearly 1,000 total joint replacements every year; the region’s most experienced mobile mammography program; the Weight Management Center and full-spectrum cardiovascular and emergency services.
We’re excited about our plans to build, renovate and expand over the next few years. Our renovations will contribute to our continuous drive to put our patients, their families and the healthcare team at the center of it all. All private rooms, more space and refreshed lobbies are just a few of the plans we have in store for you.
The Jewish Hospital Mission Statement:
The Jewish Hospital is a community hospital faithful to its Jewish heritage and grounded in the Jewish and Catholic traditions of service to the community. Our purpose is to reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through the delivery of compassionate health care services and the education of health care professionals.
Gamma Knife® Brain Tumor TreatmentMercy Health has made a significant investment to advance the level of brain tumor treatment available in Greater Cincinnati with the addition of state-of-the-art Gamma Knife® technology exclusively at The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health.
Mobile Mammography in 15 minutes!The Jewish Hospital’s mobile mammography program is not only the region’s largest — performing around 30,000 mammograms every year — but we’re also the most experienced.
Lung Cancer Screenings Save Lives
The Jewish Hospital earned Lung Cancer Screening Center accreditation because we provide safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.