Fairview Ridges Hospital
Taking the stress out of an emergency room visitFrom the moment she arrived, to the moment she left, Fairview Ridges Hospital Emergency Department patient Barbara says every person and every hand off made the experience 'one to remember'.
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All the Care She Needed, in One PlaceHip replacement surgery patient Tiergan Caléy is thrilled with the full suite of care she received at Fairview Ridges Hospital.
2016 Top Docs335 doctors from Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians and independent partner clinics who see patients at our facilities have been named 2016 Top Doctors in Mpls. St. Paul Magazine. The candidates who made the final list were evaluated on indicators of peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history.
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Expert care from miles awayTwo thousand miles separated mother and son, but the emergency department at Fairview Ridges Hospital made the distance unnoticeable as they kept the two connected throughout the mother’s care.
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Study finds school schedule disruptive to teen sleeping patternsThe American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Academy of Pediatrics say teens ages 13-18 should be getting 8 to 10 hours of sleep per night. To help reach that goal Fairview Sleep Centers, located at Fairview Ridges Specialty Care Center, says parents should enforce overall good habits.
Best of the bestThe quality of care of three Fairview hospitals was recently recognized by US News & World Report.
Fairview Ridges Hospital received a high performing rating for its work in three areas:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Heart failure
- Hip replacement
- Allergies, Asthma and Immunology
- Artery and Vein Care
- Athletic Training
- Behavioral Health
- The Birthplace
- Breast Care
- Cancer Care
- Cosmetic Services
- Critical Care
- Diabetes Care
- Ear, Nose and Throat Care (Otolaryngology)
- Emergency Care
- Eye Care
- Heart Care
- Home Medical Equipment
- Kidney Care (Nephrology)
- Maternal-Fetal Medicine
- Neonatal Intensive Care
- Medication Therapy Management
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery
- Orthotics and Prosthetics
- Palliative Care
- Physical Therapy
- Radiology and Imaging
- Senior Services
- Sleep Medicine
- Specialty Care Center
- Spine Care
- Sports and Orthopedic Care
- Stroke Care
- Wound Care
Award-winning care for the Minnesota River Valley
Fairview Ridges Hospital has been providing state-of-the-art care to residents of the Minnesota River Valley since 1984. As the southern metro area's largest hospital, our highly-trained specialists provide quality care and excellent service to patients.
Fairview Ridges Hospital offers:
- 24/7 emergency and Level IV trauma care
- Heart care by University of Minnesota Physicians
- An accredited cancer program
- Sports medicine, orthopedic and rehabilitation services
- Labor and delivery at The Birthplace
- A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for newborns
- General and specialty surgical services
- State-of-the-art imaging
Innovation of the Year Award
Our ER team reduced the average wait time to see a doctor to 17 minutes in 2013. The Minnesota Hospital Association recognized their hard work with an Innovation of the Year Award for patient care.
Partners in care
Our hospital has brought together primary and specialty doctors from Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians, and those from our independent partner clinics in the southern metro area to provide care that balances innovation with medicine.
No other care system in the Minnesota River Valley provides a higher level of access and expertise to specialty services than you will find at Fairview Ridges Hospital.
We offer a comprehensive team of providers to care for patients through all stages of their life. From infant, child and teen care to older adults, our providers work with compassion and are committed to keeping you and your family healthy.
Patient and guest experience
Opened in 1984, Fairview Ridges Hospital offers a warm and welcoming environment to patients and their guests. We offer many amenities to make you comfortable while at our facility.
At Fairview Ridges Hospital, we are committed to making your stay, and the visits of your guests, as pleasant as possible.
We offer amenities such as room service, free Wi-Fi Internet access, a gift shop, an espresso cart, daily mail service, flower delivery, a cash machine, a cashier and an excellent cafeteria menu. Please let us know if there are other ways we can make your stay more comfortable.
Our services include:
- Directions from our staff or on our website
- Convenient parking
- Pre-register for your visit online
- During your stay, make use of the chapel, pharmacy and gift shop
- Easily access your medical records
- Interpreter services
- Spiritual Health for those seeking support
- Leave comments and feedback with our patient relations team
- E-cards can be sent directly to a patient
News and events
Since the hospital opened it's doors in 1984, this 150,000 square-foot space increase is the single largest expansion.
The building will feature an observation unit and new laboratory, while the medical building will include cardiology, oncology and musculoskeletal care. It’ll also contain an ambulatory surgery center, an imaging center, cardiac rehabilitation, a retail pharmacy and a durable medical equipment store. Additionally, specialty space will be available for lease by medical professionals.
“This project has been in the planning stage for several years,” says Beth Krehbiel, hospital president. “The expansion will allow us to enhance our outpatient specialty services and adapt to an aging patient population that has evolving health care concerns.”
Breast Cancer support group offers hope
After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, it helps to have people around you who understand what you're going through. That's why the Fairview Ridges Breast Center offers a monthly support group - offering an opportunity to share your feelings and realize that you're not alone. We hope you join us.
Our support group meets on the third Thursday of each month from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Fairview Ridges Breast Center, 303 E. Nicollet Blvd., Suite 220 in Burnsville. Questions? call Tonya at 952-892-2054.
Fairview community health seminars offered
We offer several free community health seminars throughout the metro area. You'll learn the latest advances in medicine and surgery from our highly skilled team of physicians and have an opportunity to ask questions. See a full list of our current events and register online today!