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2525 S Downing St
Denver, Colorado 80210

Emergency Room: 24/7

39.6700386, -104.9748195

Latitude: 39.6700386, Longitude: -104.9748195

Awards & Accreditations

World-class Hospital Care in Denver

Porter Adventist Hospital has been delivering superior care for more than 75 years. It has been nationally recognized for its work.

Some of our recent awards include:

  • 2017

    • American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award
    • 100 Greatest Hospitals in America: 2017 top 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a source of business and legal information for health care industry leaders. The hospitals and health systems featured are considered to be some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 2 years in a Row (2016-2017)
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2016-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries™ for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Prostate Removal Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for 2 Years in a Row (2016-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for 2 Years in a Row (2016-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 15 Years in a Row (2003-2017)
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 2 Years in a Row (2016-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries for 2 Years in a Row (2016-2017)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction in 2017
  • 2016

    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services in 2016
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2016
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 14 Years in a Row (2003-2016)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure in 2016
    • 100 Greatest Hospitals in America
      • 2016 top 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a source of business and legal information for health care industry leaders. The hospitals and health systems featured are considered to be some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation.
    • AHA2016 Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure
    • Porter Adventist Hospital was awarded the Leapfrog Award. The Leapfrog Group gave us a Hospital Safety Grade of "A". Porter has received straight A’s 2013-2016 for this award.
    • August 2016: Porter Adventist Hospital is named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report recognized as one of the top programs in the nation for ear, nose and throat care. Only the University of Colorado Hospital ranked higher in the state, making Porter Adventist Hospital the leading community hospital in Colorado.
    • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care – Atrial Fibrillation Certification
    • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care – Chest Pain Accreditation
    • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care – Heart Failure Accreditation
    • Recipient of the Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Honor Role Elite for two years in a row (2015-2016)
    • HealthgradesRecipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ in 2016
    • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries™ for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement in 2016
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Joint Commission Re-certification for Primary Stroke
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Prostate Removal Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries in 2016
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
    • NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) Designation, 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • 2015

    • Becker's Hospital ReviewSociety of Cardiovascular Patient Care – Atrial Fibrillation Certification
    • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care – Chest Pain Accreditation
    • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care – Heart Failure Accreditation
    • 100 Greatest Hospitals in America
      • 2015 top 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a source of business and legal information for health care industry leaders. The hospitals and health systems featured are considered to be some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation.
    • January 2015: Porter Adventist Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from HealthGrades.
    • AHAMar 2015: Porter Adventist Hospital, was awarded with the Resuscitation SILVER Achievement Award, Hospital Adult Patient Population Recognition, valid from March 2015 to March 2016.
    • July 2015: Porter Adventist Hospital is named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report with high performance recognition in five specialties and three procedures, including heart failure, helped the hospital rank second among Colorado’s 10 best hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual U.S. Best Hospitals rankings. Only the University of Colorado Hospital ranked higher in the state, making Porter Adventist Hospital the leading community hospital in Colorado.
    • Porter Adventist Hospital was awarded the Leapfrog Award. The Leapfrog Group gave us a Hospital Safety Grade of "A".
    • US News & World ReportMagnet Hospital credentialed in 2015 -  Only 6% of hospitals in the US are magnet certified.  Toni Standley, one of our Cardiac Nurse Practitioners won the coveted National Magnet Nurse Award and presented at their national conference with 10,000 attendees. 
    • Over 100 research studies being supervised with the Porter based Centura Research Center
    • Leader in technology as evidenced by the Nanostim leadless pacemaker research participation
    • Atrial fibrillation Center of Excellence designation 2015
    • NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) Designation