Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave. S. Edina, MN 55435 • 952-924-5000 • Directions

Welcome to award-winning care

Known for outstanding heart, stroke and cancer care, Fairview Southdale Hospital is a multispecialty hospital dedicated to taking exceptional care of you and your family - every day.

We are a nationally-certified Stroke Center, a recipient of the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award and the Twin Cities' first Level III Trauma Center.

Fairview Southdale Hospital treats all kinds of illnesses and injuries. From emergency care and health and wellness services to special care for heart and joint problems, Fairview offers the services you need.

Recognized as a top heart hospital, we are proud to provide some of the fastest times in the nation for unblocking heart problems. A Level III Trauma Center, Fairview Southdale Hospital also facilitates great outcomes for people who are seriously injured or are having a stroke. Our doctors and care teams look forward to providing you with fantastic care.
Fairview Southdale Hospital is recognized for:
  • Ranked one of the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Recognized in 9 Specialties: Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ear, Nose, and Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology
  • “A” rated hospital for patient safety by Leapfrog Group
  • Named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for 2012 by Joint Commission
  • Top 100 Hospital with Great Women’s Health Programs by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • Partner for Change with Distinction Award by Practice Green Health, Minnesota Hospital Association
  • Save Our Skin Award for Pressure Ulcer Prevention by Minnesota Hospital Association
  • Designated Minnesota’s first Level Three Trauma Center, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Named Best Minnesota Hospital Workplace (large hospital) by Minnesota Hospital Association

Meet our care team.

We partner with doctors from Fairview Clinics, Fairview Physician Associates, University of Minnesota Physicians and our neighboring communities to provide care that balances innovation with the art of medicine.

Breast Cancer


Cardiothoracic Surgery

Critical Care Medicine

Diagnostic Radiology

Emergency Medicine

Genetic Counseling

Heart Transplant Medicine

Heart Transplant Surgery



Infectious Diseases

Internal Medicine

Interventional Radiology









Orthopedic Surgery

Palliative Care



Sleep Medicine

Spine Care

Sports Medicine


Thoracic Surgery

Trauma Services


Vascular Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery

Wound Care

Health Care Support

Our Providers Make the Difference
Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.

Patients and Guest Services

Fairview Southdale Hospital wants to make sure our patients, guests and visitors have the best experience possible. We offer a variety of services to help make your stay or visit more comfortable. Please don't hesitate to contact us if there is something we can do to make your visit more enjoyable.

News and Events Headline

U.S. News & World Report ranks Fairview Southdale Hospital #4 in Twin Cities
U.S. News & World Report is recognizing the best hospitals in the nation and Fairview Southdale Hospital was included in the regional rankings for the Twin Cities area. The magazine's annual "Best Hospital" edition includes national ranking and the regional rankings for the 51 largest metro areas.

2013 Top Doctors
More than 260 doctors from Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians and independent partner clinics have been named 2013 Top Doctors in Mpls. St. Paul Magazine. These talented providers were nominated by fellow doctors and registered nurses. See a full listing of our Top Docs.

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