Health Services

Providence St. Peter Hospital is the leading hospital in southwest Washington, providing a full array of services to communities in Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. Among the many key services offered at St. Peter Hospital include the following:

  • Cardiac services: Providence St. Peter Regional Heart Center is the largest and most comprehensive heart program in southwest Washington.
  • Cancer care: Providence Regional Cancer System provides comprehensive, compassionate cancer care to patients, close to home.
  • Orthopedic services: At Providence St. Peter Hospital, we offer diagnosis, consultation, treatment and support for the full range of orthopedic injuries and conditions. Watch our Total Joint Education Seminar.
  • Neurological services: Providence St. Peter Regional Neuroscience Center is dedicated to providing residents of southwest Washington with the highest quality care for neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

Our Services

  • Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

    Alzheimer's disease is an age-related, non-reversible brain disorder that develops over a period of years. However, the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease gradually lead to behavior and personality changes, a decline in cognitive abilities such as decision-making and language skills, and problems recognizing family and friends.
  • Behavioral Health

    Providence offers outpatient psychiatric care, medication management and psychiatric consultations. If you or someone you know is struggling with life events, substance abuse, or are living with a known mental illness, Providence Psychiatry can provide the support you need.
  • Bowel Health

    Bowel disorders involve the inability of the body to control bowel functions. This may be related to an underlying bowel disorder or to the muscles of the pelvic floor.
  • Blood Management

    Blood management focuses on strategies to reduce or avoid the need for blood products for all patients, and helps coordinate the care of adult patients who choose not to receive blood products under any circumstances.
  • Cancer Services

    For our patients, what matters most is being able to stay close to home without compromising on comprehensive cancer care. We offer advanced treatments, a team of cancer experts and a broad range of support services – all in proximity to family, friends and the support of your community.
  • Cardiac Surgery

    Providence offers the latest surgical techniques and innovations, performed by experienced board-certified cardiothoracic surgeons.
  • Cardiac Surgery Single Stay Unit

    The unit consists of patient rooms with private bathrooms, and the most technologically advanced equipment available, allowing for the best possible cardiac surgery patient care.
  • Cardiac Catheterization

    Cardiac catheterization, often referred to as "heart cath," is an X-ray study of the heart used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions.
  • Cardiac Imaging

    Cardiac Imaging includes echocardiography, nuclear cardiac imaging, CT angiography and cardiac MRI. Your cardiac physician may order imaging tests to diagnosis your condition.
  • Cardiac Hospice

    We support you and your family by helping manage your heart disease in the comfort of your home. Our goal is to minimize your pain, discomfort, visits to the emergency room and hospitalization.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

    Cardiac Rehabilitation involves exercise, education and professional medical guidance designed to help you recover safely from a cardiac procedure.
  • Cardiology

    The board certified cardiologists at Providence will evaluate your condition, recommend a treatment plan tailored to you and help you learn how to best manage your heart health.
  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy (chemo) uses medicine to destroy cancer cells. Most chemotherapy medications are given intravenously and may include daily, weekly, or even monthly treatments. Other forms of chemotherapy could be an injection into a specific part of your body, a pill or liquid that you swallow or even a cream that is rubbed on your skin.
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    Coronary artery bypass surgery utilizes a healthy blood vessel removed from your leg, arm or chest wall. These grafts are then implanted on to the heart’s surface to allow blood flow to bypass the narrowed or blocked arteries. Although both veins and arteries can be used, our surgeons use arteries when possible because studies have shown that they remain open longer than veins.
  • Computed tomography (CT) Scan

    CT scans, also known as CAT scans, obtain multiple cross-sectional images of the body by using special X-rays and computer enhancement to create an image many times more sensitive than a simple X-ray.
  • da Vinci Surgery

    The da Vinci Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform. The da Vinci System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
  • Diabetes

    We offer comprehensive care for diabetes, a very common and chronic hormonal condition.
  • Diagnostic Imaging

    Providence medical imaging services ensure the highest standard of patient care and excellence in performance, interpretation and delivery of cost-effective imaging services.
  • Digestive Health

    Providence Digestive Health provides state-of-the-art gastroenterology services. Our staff diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, liver, gallbladder and biliary system.
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

    Treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the ears, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth and throat, as well as structures of the head and neck.
  • Emergency Services

    Emergency departments see patients based on severity of their illness, medical symptoms or injuries, not on a first-come, first-served basis. It is necessary to be clear and specific when describing your illness. This helps to provide the best possible medical care as quickly as possible.
  • Assault and Abuse Services

    The professionals at Providence know recovery from sexual or physical and domestic violence is a lengthy process. Recovery and healing is a personal journey.
  • Grief Support

    Providence offers a full range of compassionate response to children and adults who are grieving the loss of a significant person.
  • Infectious Disease

    Infectious disease specialists diagnose, treat and prevent infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, and team with experts from other sub-specialties to determine the diagnosis and best course of treatment for diseases like West Nile virus, new strains of E.coli and HIV/AIDS.
  • Infusion & Pharmacy Services

    Clinical pharmacists work closely with the patient’s physician and the infusion nurse and dietitian to coordinate care for all prescribed therapies.
  • Interventional Cardiology

    Many conditions that formerly required open-heart surgery can now be treated with nonsurgical interventional procedures which use techniques and technologies that typically minimize pain, risk and recovery time.
  • Interventional Neuro-Radiology

    Interventional neuro-radiology utilizes a thin catheter to perform diagnostic and surgical procedures within blood vessels and spinal vertebrae, while using X-ray guidance
  • Interventional Radiology

    Interventional radiology, or image-guided surgery, is a sub-specialty of radiology where minimally invasive procedures are performed using image guidance.
  • Heart & Vascular

    Our heart and vascular team includes cardiac surgeons, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, clinical cardiologists, thoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons and advanced practice providers. We provide a full spectrum of cardiac care.
  • Heart Valve Surgery

    Heart valves such as the mitral, aortic and triscuspid valves may require surgical treatment when they are not properly pumping blood through the heart. Most operations are performed on the mitral or aortic valves, both located in the left side of the heart.
  • Joint Replacement

    When a joint is so severely damaged by disease or injury, a joint replacement may be considered.
  • Kidney Transplant

    The Providence kidney transplant team offers comprehensive and compassionate care, including expertise with living donor transplants, for people ​​​​with end-stage renal disease.
  • Blood Work and Medical Laboratory Testing

    Lab work, such as blood tests, help diagnose, treat or monitor your health and provide information that cannot be found on a physical exam.
  • Level 1 Cardiac Center

    Level 1 is the highest ranking available, and means that we stand ready every minute of every day to provide rapid treatment for cardiac emergencies.
  • Lobectomy

    Lobectomy is the most commonly performed surgery for lung cancer.
  • Lung Cancer Treatment

    Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with lung cancer, learned you have recurrent lung cancer or would like to get a second opinion, lung cancer specialists at Providence provide the personalized treatment you need.
  • PET Scan

    A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is a type of nuclear medicine imaging test. It is used to examine various body tissues to identify certain conditions by looking at blood flow, metabolism, and oxygen use. PET scans may also be used to see how well the treatment of certain diseases is working.
  • Maternity and Birthing

    We provide comprehensive care during your pregnancy, and we will arrange for continuity follow-up care for the you and your new baby following delivery.
  • Maze Procedure

    The maze procedure was developed to interrupt atrial fibrillation’s irregular electrical patterns. During the procedure, the surgeon creates scar tissue in the atria with radio frequency waves. Formation and conduction of irregular electrical impulses are stopped. The scar tissue produces "dead ends," channeling the normal electrical impulses along a permanent new pathway.
  • Mended Hearts

    Mended Hearts is the largest peer-to-peer support organization in the U.S. With over 300 chapters nationwide, Mended Hearts works to educate and support those afflicted with heart disease.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that lets your doctor see detailed pictures of the inside of your body. MRI combines the use of strong magnets and radio waves to form an MRI image.
  • Neuro-Oncology

    The Neuro-oncology program at Providence treats patients with cancers of the central nervous system, including brain and spine tumors
  • Neurology

    Your brain and nervous system communicate through a series of electrical signals. When this intricate communication system is disrupted, you’ll likely need to see a neurologist. The expert team at Providence Neurology Specialists treats a range of neurologic conditions.
  • Neurosurgery

    Neurosurgery is the surgical treatment of problems of the nervous system. In addition to the brain diseases that most people associate with the field, neurosurgeons treat back and neck pain, spinal arthritis and herniated discs, spinal fractures and injuries.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)

    The NICU is dedicated to the care of acutely ill term and pre-term babies born at Providence or transported here for medical or surgical care.
  • Nutrition Consultations

    Nutrition consultation services provide nutrition assessments for nutrition problems, such as obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, diabetes, pediatric and women’s nutrition, sports medicine and how to make healthy lifestyle habits.
  • Orthopedics

    Our orthopedic doctors work as a team with physical therapists to keep people healthy and active. To help minimize the risk of injury, we provide information on fall prevention, flexibility, conditioning and prevention.
  • Pleurodesis

    This procedure is performed when fluid has built-up in the membranes around the lung. This build-up of fluid is called pleural effusion and prevents the lungs from fully expanding within the chest.
  • Rehabilitation

    Sometimes, after a serious illness, surgery or illness, you need rehabilitation to help you recover. Our team includes licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, and exercise physiologists.
  • Speech Therapy

    Speech or language pathologists focus on evaluating, diagnosing and treating people with oral communication disorders. Speech therapists are instrumental in preventing problems related to speech, language, cognitive communication, voice and fluency. This includes both receptive (understanding speech) and expressive (speaking) communication problems. Speech therapists also treat people with swallowing disorders due to stroke, brain injury or nervous system impairments.
  • Sleep Disorders and Treatment

    Providence helps diagnose, treat and follow a range of common sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and narcolepsy.
  • Spine Program

    Providence Spine Program specializes in comprehensive screening, diagnosis and treatment of recent neck, back and spine injuries, as well as unresolved neurological and/or neurosurgical disorders of the back, neck or spine.
  • Spiritual Care

    Our chaplains and spiritual care team supports all patients and their families inclusive and respectful of all spiritual beliefs.
  • Surgery

    At Providence hospitals, patient safety is a top priority. Patients who undergo surgery at Providence hospitals can rest assured, knowing that their surgeons have access to leading-edge technology and equipment. By using advanced techniques, surgeons can make safe, effective treatment plans.
  • Telestroke Network

    Providence Telestroke Network provides access to stroke specialists 24 hours a day.
  • Tobacco Cessation Services

    Ready to quit smoking? We can help.
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement

    The tricuspid valve is one of four valves in the heart. It is located between the upper right chamber (right atrium) and lower right chamber (right ventricle). Several types of diseases exist that can affect this valve, and repair or replacement can help.
  • Wedge Resection

    Wedge resection is a type of surgery used when lung cancer is confined to one section of the lung. It removes the cancerous tissue, along with a small portion of surrounding normal tissue. It is typically performed thorascopically (minimally invasively) using a tube called a thorascope.
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

    Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), a minimally-invasive treatment option for cancer and other lung conditions, is offered at Providence.
  • Wound Care

    Wound Care specializes in the treatment of a variety of conditions such as arterial, venous and diabetic wounds; pressure ulcers; burns and hard-to-heal surgical or traumatic injuries.